Organization: 88th New York Infantry
Entered Service: New York, N.Y.
Birth: 13 September 1833, Ireland.
Date Medal Issued: 18 February 1891.
Date of Action: 29 June 1862.
Place of Action: Savage Station, Va.
Led his regiment on the enemy's battery, silenced the guns, held the position against overwhelming numbers, and covered the retreat of the 2d Army Corps.