Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company I, 6th Vermont Infantry.
Place and date: At Lees Mills, Va., 16 April 1862.
Entered service at:
Birth: Westminster, Vt.
Date of issue: 9 July 1892.
Rescued the colors of his regiment under heavy fire, the color bearer having
been shot down while the troops were in retreat.
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)