Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company E, 88th Pennsylvania
Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 1 July 1863. Entered service
at: Philadelphia, Pa.
Birth: Philadelphia, Pa.
Date of issue: 30 April
Citation: Assisted in the capture of a Confederate flag by knocking
down the color sergeant.
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)