Rank and organization: Colonel, 116th New York Infantry.
Place and date:
At Cedar Creek, Va., 19 October 1864.
Entered service at: New York.
Date of issue: 6 March 1865.
Citation: Capture of battle flag
of 2d South Carolina (C.S.A.).
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)