Rank and organization: Captain, Company K, 4th Pennsylvania Infantry
Militia. Place and date. At Bull Run, Va., 21 July 1861. Entered service
Birth: Norristown, Pa.
Date of issue: 19 May 1887.
Voluntarily served as an aide on the staff of Col. David Hunter and participated
in the battle, his term of service having expired on the previous day.
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)