The President of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Lieutenant Colonel, 45th
Infantry, U.S. Volunteers. Place and Date: At Vigan, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 4
December 1899. Entered Service At: Newark, N.J. Birth: Newark, N.J. Date
of Issue: 8 March 1902.
While in command of a small garrison repulsed a savage
night attack by overwhelming numbers of the enemy, fighting at close quarters in the dark
for several hours.
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