of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Private, Company K, 5th Pennsylvania Cavalry. Place
and Date: At Burnt Ordinary, Va., 19 January 1863. Entered Service At:
Philadelphia, Pa. Birth: Ireland. Date Of Issue: 2 August 1897.
Was one of a small scouting party that charged and routed a mounted force of the enemy
six times their number. He led the charge in a most gallant and distinguished manner,
going far beyond the call of duty.
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