Rank and organization: Brigadier General, U.S. Volunteers. Place and
date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 3 July 1863.
Entered service at: New York, N.Y.
Born: 15 February 1835, New York, N.Y.
Date of issue: 28 September 1891.
Citation: Distinguished personal gallantry in leading his men forward at
a critical period in the contest.
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)