Organization: Company D, 59th New York Infantry
Entered Service: New York.
Birth: New York, N.Y.
Date Medal Issued: 19 October 1893.
Date of Action: 27 October 1864.
Place of Action: Boydton Plank Road, Va.
Charged at the head of 2 regiments, which drove the enemy's main body, gained the crest of the hill near the Burgess house and forced a barricade on the Boydton road.