Organization: Company K, 93d New York Infantry
Entered Service: Argyle, N.Y.
Birth: Argyle, N.Y.
Date Medal Issued: 2 August 1897.
Date of Action: 8 May 1864.
Place of Action: Corbins Bridge, Va.
While acting as aide_de_camp to a general officer, seeing a regiment break to the rear, he seized its colors, rode with them to the front in the face of the advancing enemy, and rallied the retreating regiment.