Organization: Company E, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry
Entered Service: unknown
Birth: Philadelphia, Pa.
Date Medal Issued: 3 November 1896.
Date of Action: 17 September 1862.
Place of Action: Antietam, Md.
Under a most withering and concentrated fire, voluntarily picked up the colors of his regiment, when the bearer and 2 of the color guard had been killed, and bore them aloft throughout the entire battle.