of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Major, 88th New York Infantry. Place and Date: At
Savage Station, Va., 29 June 1862. Entered Service At: New York, N.Y. Born:
13 September 1833, Ireland. Date Of Issue: 18 February 1891.
Led his regiment on the enemy's battery, silenced the guns, held the position against
overwhelming numbers, and covered the retreat of the 2d Army Corps.
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