Medal of Honor Action Place: Fort Blakely, Alabama, USA
Voluntarily and alone, under a heavy fire, obtained valuable information which a reconnoitering party of 25 men had previously attempted and failed to obtain, suffering severe loss in the attempt. The information obtained by him was made the basis of the orders for the assault that followed. He also advanced with a few followers, under the fire of both sides, and captured 300 of the enemy who would otherwise have escaped.
Accredited to: New York, New York
Awarded Posthumously: No
Presentation Date & Details: August 2, 1897
Born: September 18, 1844, Gallatin, Columbia County, NY, United States
Died: April 28, 1899, Manila (declared dead), Luzon, Philippine Islands