Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company B, 6th U.S. Cavalry. Place
and date: At Millerstown, Pa., July 1863.
Entered service at: ?.
Date of issue: 23 April 1889.
Citation: Bravery in an attempt
to carry a communication through the enemy's lines; also rescued an officer
from the hands of the enemy.
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)