Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company G, 83d Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date: At Wilderness, Va., 5 May 1864.
Entered service at: Berkshire,
Birth: Berkshire, Mass.
Date of issue: 27 December 1894.
Singlehanded, rescued a comrade from 2 Confederate guards, knocking down
one and compelling surrender of the other.
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)