Rank and organization: Corporal, Company D, 112th New York Infantry.
Place and date: At Chapins Farm, Va., 29 September 1864. Entered service
at: Mina, N.Y.
Birth: Mina, N.Y.
Date of issue: 6 April 1865.
Took the colors of his regiment, the color bearer having fallen, and carried
them through the first charge; also, in the second charge, after all the
color guards had been killed or wounded he carried the colors up to the
enemy's works, where he fell wounded.
This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)