Rank and organization: Private, Company D, 125th New York Infantry.
Place and date: At Spotslvania, Va., 12 May 1864.
Entered service at: Troy,
Date of issue: 1 December 1864.
Citation: Capture of
flag, seizing it as his regiment advanced over the enemy's works. He received
a bullet wound in the chest while capturing flag.
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)