of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Private, Company F, 205th Pennsylvania Infantry. Place
and Date: At Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865. Birth: Mifflin County, Pa. Date
of Issue: 20 May 1865.
After his regiment began to waiver he rushed on alone to capture the enemy flag. He
reached the works and the Confederate color bearer who, at bayonet point, he caused to
surrender with several enemy soldiers. He kept his prisoners in tow when they realized he
was alone as his regiment in the meantime withdrew further to the rear.
Citation Courtesy of www.HomeOfHeroes.com
Of Honor Special Sections
of the MOH
Each of the
individual citations in this section should be printable as a single, full page similar to
the one at right. If you have any problems getting a finished page like the one
shown, click on it to access our PRINT HELPS page.