The President of the United
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and organization: Lieutenant, U.S.
Navy. Place and date: Vera Cruz, Mexico, 22 April 1914. Entered service at:
North Carolina. Born: 28 August 1879, Tarboro, N.C.
For distinguished conduct in battle,
engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914; was eminent and conspicuous in command of his
battalion. He exhibited courage and skill in leading his men through the action of the 22d
and in the final occupation of the city.
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