of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Major, 147th New York Infantry. Place and Date: At
Hatchers Run, Va., 6 February 1865. Born: 12 February 1841, New York, N.Y. Date
of Issue: 12 May 1892.
Seized the regimental colors at a critical moment and by a prompt advance on the enemy
caused the entire brigade to follow him; and, after being himself severely wounded, he
caused himself to be lifted into the saddle and a second time rallied the line in an
attempt to check the enemy.
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