Rank and organization: Sergeant Major, 9th Connecticut Infantry. Place
and date: At Baton Rouge, La., 5 August 1862.
Entered service at: Bridgeport,
Birth: Bridgeport, Conn.
Date of issue: 16 December 1896.
Voluntarily sought the line of battle and alone and unaided captured 2
prisoners, driving them before him to regimental headquarters at the point
of the bayonet.
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)