Rank and organization: Major General, U.S. Volunteers.
Place and date:
At Gettysburg, Pa., 2 July 1863.
Entered service at: New York, N.Y.
New York, N.Y.
Date of issue: 30 October 1897.
Citation: Displayed most
conspicuous gallantry on the field vigorously contesting the advance of
the enemy and continuing to encourage his troops after being himself severely
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)