Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, Company C, 6th Vermont Infantry.
Place and date: At Salem Heights, Va., 4 May 1863.
Entered service at:
Birth: Rockingham, Vt.
Date of issue: 4 May 1891.
Took command of the skirmish line and covered the movement of his regiment
out of a precarious position.
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)