Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, 2d U.S. Cavalry. Place and
date: At Fairfax, Va., 1 June 1861.
Entered service at: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Birth: Fort Monroe, Va.
Date of issue: 13 November 1893.
charged through the enemy's lines and, taking a carbine from an enlisted
man, shot the enemy's captain.
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)