Rank and organization: Corporal, Company H, 1st Maryland Infantry. Place
and date: At Hatchers Run and Dabneys Mills, Va., 6 February 1865. Entered
Birth: Baltimore Md.
Date of issue: 5 January 1897.
Citation: Gallantly planted the colors on the enemy's works in advance
of the arrival of his regiment.
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)