of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company B, 39th U.S. Colored Troops. Place
and Date: At Petersburg, Va., 30 July 1864. Entered Service At: Baltimore
County, Md. Birth: Howard County, Md. Date of Issue: 8 November 1865.
Planted his colors on the Confederate works in advance of his regiment, and when the
regiment was driven back to the Union works he carried the colors there and bravely
rallied the men.
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