Medal of Honor Action Place: Mason's Hill, Virginia, USA
Having been surprised and captured by a detachment of guerrillas, this soldier, with other prisoners, seized the arms of the guard over them, killed two of the guerrillas, and enabled all the prisoners to escape.
Accredited to: Rome, Oneida County, New York
Awarded Posthumously: No
Presentation Date & Details: September 28, 1897
Born: February 9, 1843, Newark, Essex County, NJ, United States
Died: July 6, 1920, Omaha, NE, United States
Buried: Forest Lawn Cemetery (10-219-5), Omaha, NE, United States