Rank and organization: Colonel, 3d Illinois Cavalry.
Place and date:
At Pea Ridge, Ark., 7 March 1862.
Entered service at: Hamburg, Erie County,
N.Y. Born: 10 March 1830, Boston Corner, Erie County, N.Y.
Date of issue:
16 January 1894.
Citation: Directed the deployment of his command and held
his ground, under a brisk fire of shot and shell in which he was several
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)