Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company F, 6th U.S. Colored Troops.
Place and date: At Chapins Farm, Va., 29 September 1864. Entered service
at: ?. Birth. Pennsylvania.
Date of issue: 6 April 1865.
Gallantly seized the colors, which had fallen near the enemy's lines of
abatis, raised them and rallied the men at a time of confusion and in a
place of the greatest danger.
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)