Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company G, 97th Illinois Infantry.
Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863.
Entered service at: Madison
Birth: Merrimack, N.H.
Date of issue: 31 January 1896.
Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."
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)