Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Organization: U.S. Army
Division: 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Born: Bucks County, Pa.
Entered Service At: Philadelphia, Pa.
Date of Issue:
Place / Date: At Greensboro, N.C., 19 April 1865
With a force of but 75 men, while on a scouting expedition, by a judicious disposition of his men, surprised and captured an entire battalion of the enemy's cavalry.