Rank and organization: Colonel, 40th Massachusetts Infantry. Place and
date: At Cold Harbor, Va., 1 June 1864.
Entered service at: Reading Pa.
Birth: Fort Smith, Indian Ter.
Date of issue: 5 December 1893.
Led the assaults of his brigade upon the enemy's works, where he had 2
horses shot under him.
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)