Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company D, 149th New York Infantry.
Place and date: At Lookout Mountain, Tenn., 24 November 1863. Entered service
at: Syracuse, N.Y.
Birth: Syracuse, N.Y.
Date of issue: 12 January 1892.
Citation: Waved the colors to save the lives of the men who were being
fired upon by their own batteries, and thereby drew upon himself a concentrated
fire from the enemy.
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)