Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company G, 1st New Jersey Cavalry.
Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., 5 April 1865.
Entered service at:
Birth: Orange, Essex County, N.J.
Date of issue: 3 July 1865.
Charged into the enemy's ranks and captured a battle flag, having a horse
shot under him and his cheeks and shoulders cut with a saber.
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)