Rank and organization:   Private, Company H, 28th Connecticut Infantry.
Place and date:   At Port Hudson, La., 14 June 1863.
Entered service at:
Date of issue:   1 April 1898.
Made 2 trips across an open space, in the face of the enemy's concentrated
fire, and secured water for the sick and wounded.
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)