Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company G, 149th New York Infantry.
Place and date: At Peach Tree Creek, Ga., 20 July 1864. Entered service
at: Skaneateles, N.Y.
Birth: Skaneateles, N.Y.
Date of issue: 12 January
Citation: Severely wounded and ambushed by the enemy, he stripped
the colors from the staff and brought them back into the line.
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)