VAN SCHAICK, LOUIS J.
Rank and Organization: First Lieutenant, 4th
U.S. Infantry. Place and Date: Near Nasugbu, Batangas, Philippine Islands, 23
November 1901. Entered Service At: Cobleskill, N.Y. Birth: Cobleskill, N.Y.
G.O. No.: 33, 1913. Date of Issue: Unknown.
While in pursuit of a band of insurgents was the first
of his detachment to emerge from a canyon, and seeing a column of insurgents and fearing
they might turn and dispatch his men as they emerged one by one from the canyon, galloped
forward and closed with the insurgents, thereby throwing them into confusion until the
arrival of others of the detachment.