Rank and organization: Colonel, 109th New York Infantry.
Place and date:
At Petersburg, Va., 30 July 1864.
Entered service at: Oswego, N.Y.
Date of issue: 13 January 1899.
Citation: In a heroic effort
to rally the disorganized troops was disabled by a severe wound. While
being carried from the field he recovered somewhat and bravely started
to return to his command, when he received a second wound, which necessitated
amputation of his right leg.
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)