Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company B, 37th New York Infantry.
Place and date: At Williamsburg, Va., 5 May 1862.
Entered service at: New
Date of issue: 11 October 1892.
command of the company in action, the captain having been wounded, the
other commissioned officers being absent, and handled it with skill and
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)