Rank and organization: Captain and Assistant Quartermaster, U.S. Volunteers.
Place and date: At Cedar Creek. Va., 19 October 1864
Entered service at:
Birth: New York, N.Y.
Date of issue: 21 July 1897.
While acting chief quartermaster of Gen. Sheridan's forces operating in
the Shenandoah Valley was severely wounded while voluntarily leading a
brigade of infantry and was commended for the greatest gallantry by Gen.
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)