Rank and organization: Captain, Company C, 4th Delaware Infantry. Place
and date: At Rowanty Creek, Va., 5 February 1865.
Entered service at: Wilmington,
Date of issue: 8 April 1895.
Citation: Swam the partly
frozen creek under fire to establish a crossing.
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)