Rank and organization. Private, Company F, 6th New Jersey Infantry.
Place and date: At Bull Run, Va., 30 August 1862.
Entered service at: ?.
Birth: Philadelphia, Pa.
Date of issue: 17 September 1897.
flag of his regiment having been abandoned during retreat, he voluntarily
returned with a single companion under a heavy fire and secured and brought
off the flag, his companion being killed.
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)