Organization: Company I, 61st Pennsylvania Infantry
Entered Service: Philadelphia, Pa.
Date Medal Issued: 25 October 1893.
Date of Action: 5 May 1862.
Place of Action: Williamsburg, Va.
As aide_de_camp led the charge with a part of a regiment, pierced the enemy's center, silenced some of his artillery, and, getting in his rear, caused him to abandon his position.