of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Private, Company K, 42d New York Infantry. Place and
Date: At Masons Island, Md., 3 September 1861. Entered Service At: New York,
N.Y. Born: 28 September 1841, Ireland. Date Of Issue: 22 March 1898.
Assisted a wounded comrade to the riverbank and, under heavy fire of the enemy, swam
with him across a branch of the Potomac to the Union lines.
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