Rank and organization: First Lieutenant and Adjutant, 1st Maryland Infantry.
Place and date: At Dabney Mills, Va., 6 February 1865. Entered service
at: Frederick, Md.
Birth: Frederick, Md.
Date of issue: 13 August 1895.
Citation: Voluntarily remained with the body of his regimental commander
under a heavy fire after the brigade had retired and brought the body off
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)