of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Captain, Company E, 9th New York Infantry. Place and
Date: At Antietam, Md., 17 September 1862. Entered Service At: New York, N.Y.
Date of Issue: 2 April 1898.
In the advance on the enemy and after his color bearer and the entire color guard of 8
men had been shot down, this officer seized the regimental flag and with conspicuous
gallantry carried it to the extreme front, urging the line forward.
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