Rank and organization:   Private, Company B, 169th New York Infantry.
Place and date:   At Fort Fisher, N.C., 15 January 1865. Entered service
at: Troy, N.Y.
Birth:   Troy, N.Y.
Date of issue:   27 May 1905.
Volunteered to carry the brigade flag after the bearer was wounded.
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)