Rank and organization: Second Lieutenant, Company H, 2d Mew York Militia
Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., 30 July 1864. Entered service
at: New York.
Birth: New Hudson, N.Y.
Date of issue: 20 July 1897.
Having advanced with his regiment and captured the enemy's line, saw 4
of the enemy retiring toward their second line of works. He advanced upon
them alone, compelled their surrender and regained his regiment with the
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)