The President of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Corporal, Company A, 2d Louisiana Infantry. Place and Date: At Port Hudson, La., about 20 May 1863. Entered service: New Orleans, La. Birth: France. Date of Issue: 20 July 1897.
Volunteered to go within the enemy's lines and at the head of a party of 8 destroyed a signal station, thereby greatly aiding in the operations against Port Hudson that immediately followed.