Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 69th New York Infantry. Place
and date: At Malvern Hill, Va., 1 July 1862.
Entered service at: New York,
Date of issue: 2 August 1897.
Citation: Having been
wounded and directed to the rear, declined to go, but continued in action,
receiving several additional wounds, which resulted in his capture by the
enemy and his total disability for military service.
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)