Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg at the mine, Virginia
One of the first to enter the enemy's works, where, after his colonel, major, and one-third of the company's officers had fallen, he gallantly assisted in rallying and saving the remnant of the command.
Accredited to: Middlefield, Otsego County, New York
Awarded Posthumously: No
Presentation Date & Details: October 17, 1892
Born: February 12, 1840, Morebattle, Roxburgshire, Scotland
Died: November 10, 1902, Bath, NY, US
Buried: Lakewood Cemetery (MH) (1005), Cooperstown, NY