Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company A, 140th New York Infantry.
Place and date: At Five Forks, Va., 1 April 1865.
Entered service at: ?.
Birth: Wayne, N.Y.
Date of issue: 10 May 1865.
Citation: Captured the flag
of the 9th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.) in hand-to_hand combat.
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)