Rank and organization: Corporal, Company D, 28th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date: At Antietam, Md., 17 September 1862.
Entered service at:
Birth: Philadelphia, Pa.
Date of issue: 15 January 1867.
Capture of flag of 7th South Carolina Infantry (C.S.A.), in hand_to_hand
encounter, although he was wounded in the shoulder.
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)