Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company B, 70th New York Infantry.
Place and date: At Williamsburg, Va., 5 May 1862.
Entered service at: New
York, N.Y. Born: 14 November 1839, New York, N.Y.
Date of issue: 18 April
Citation: Capture of a flag after a severe hand-to-hand contest;
was mentioned in orders for his gallantry.
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)