Organization: US Volunteers (V Corps at Antietam)
Entered Service: New York, N.Y.
Birth: 15 February 1835, New York, N.Y.
Date Medal Issued: 28 September 1891.
Date of Action: 3 July 1863.
Place of Action: Gettysburg, Pa.
Distinguished personal gallantry in leading his men forward at a critical period in the contest.