Rank and organization: First Lieutenant and Quartermaster, 38th New
Place and date: At Bull Run, Va., 21 July 1861. Entered
Date of issue: 5 April 1898.
Took a rifle and voluntarily fought with his regiment in the ranks; when
the regiment was forced back, voluntarily remained on the field caring
for the wounded, and was there taken prisoner.
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)