Corporal, U.S. Army, Company L, 2d U.S. Cavalry. Awarded for actions at Little Muddy Creek, Mont., May 7, 1877; and at Camas Meadows, Idaho, August 20, 1877
May 07, 1877
Gallantry in action with hostile Sioux, at Little Muddy Creek, Mont.; having been wounded in the hip so as to be unable to stand, at Camas Meadows, Idaho, he still continued to direct the men under his charge until the enemy withdrew.