Rank and organization: Major and Aide_de_Camp, U.S. Volunteers. Place
and date: At Spring Hill, Tenn., 29 November 1864.
Entered service at:
Date of issue: 28 September 1897.
a night attack of the enemy upon the wagon and ammunition train of this
officer's corps, he gathered up a force of stragglers and others, assumed
command of it, though himself a staff officer, and attacked and dispersed
the enemy's forces, thus saving the train.
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)