Rank and organization: Major, 20th Michigan Infantry.
Place and date:
At Horseshoe Bend, Ky., 10 May 1863.
Entered service at: Ypsilanti, Mich.
Born: 11 May 1 836, Pembroke, N.H.
Date of issue: 29 June 1891.
Distinguished gallantry in leading his regiment in a charge on a house
occupied by the enemy.
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)