of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Second Lieutenant, Company G, 116th U.S. Colored Troops. Place
and Date: At Dutch Gap Canal, Va., 1 January 1865. Birth: New York, N.Y. Date
Of Issue: 8 December 1898.
After the fuze to the mined bulkhead had been lit, this officer, learning that the
picket guard had not been withdrawn, mounted the bulkhead and at great personal peril
warned the guard of its danger.
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