Rank and organization: Colonel, 97th Pennsylvania Infantry. Place and
date: At Fort Fisher, N.C., 15 January 1865.
Entered service at: West Chester,
Pa. Born: 1 June 1844, Valley Forge, Pa.
Date of issue: 17 August 1891.
Citation: Gallantly led the charge over a traverse and planted the colors
of one of his regiments thereon, was severely wounded.
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)