Medal of Honor Action Place: Lava Beds, California, USA
Rescued a wounded soldier who lay under a close and heavy fire during the assault on the Modoc stronghold after two soldiers had unsuccessfully attempted to make the rescue and both had been wounded in doing so.
Accredited to: Maryland
Awarded Posthumously: No
Presentation Date & Details: April 6, 1915
Born: May 4, 1845, Baltimore, Baltimore County, MD, United States
Died: September 12, 1932
Buried: Arlington National Cemetery (3-1662), Arlington, VA, United States