Organization: U. S. Volunteers (3rd Div/II Corps at Antietam)
Entered Service: New York.
Birth: Newark, N.J.
Date Medal Issued: 21 July 1897
Date of Action: 1 June 1862
Place of Action: Fair Oaks, Va.
Removed severely wounded officers and soldiers from the field while under a heavy fire from the enemy, exposing himself beyond the call of duty, thus furnishing an example of most distinguished gallantry.