of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Corporal, Battery H, 3d New York Light Artillery. Place
and Date: At Washington, N.C., 6 September 1862. Entered Service At: Madison,
N.Y. Birth: Madison, N.Y. Date Of Issue: 24 April 1896.
Took command of a gun (the lieutenant in charge having disappeared) and fired the same
so rapidly and effectively that the enemy was repulsed, although for a time a hand-to-hand
conflict was had over the gun.
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