Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company E, 11th New Hampshire Infantry.
Place and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864.
Entered service at:
Manchester, N.H. Born: 28 September 1836, Piermont, N.H.
Date of issue:
23 September 1897.
Citation: Six color bearers of the regiment having been
killed, he voluntarily took both flags of the regiment and carried them
through the remainder of the battle.
This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)