Rank and organization: Colonel, 114th Pennsylvania Infantry. Place and
date: At Fredericksburg, Va., 13 December 1862.
Entered service at: Philadelphia,
Pa. Born: 4 February 1838, Ireland.
Date of issue: 10 March 1893.
Gallantly led his regiment in battle at a critical moment.
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)