Rank and organization: Private, Company G, 142d New York Infantry. Place
and date: At Fort Fisher, N.C., 15 January 1865.
Entered service at: Pamelia,
Birth: Ogdensburg, N.Y.
Date of issue: 28 December 1914.
Voluntarily advanced with the head of the column and cut down the palisading.
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)