Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company K. 26th Pennsylvania
Place and date: At Bull Run, Va., 30 August 1862. At Gettysburg,
Pa., 2 July 1863.
Entered service at: Chester Pa.
Birth: Chester, Pa. Date
of issue: 2 July 1887.
Citation: At Bull Run, Va., recaptured the colors,
which had been seized by the enemy. At Gettysburg captured a Confederate
color bearer and color, in which effort he was severely 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)