Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company F, 7th Connecticut Infantry.
Place and date: At James Island, S.C., 16 June 1862.
Entered service at:
New Haven, Conn.
Birth: New Haven, Conn.
Date of issue: 1863.
Having his left arm shot away in a charge on the enemy, he continued on
duty, taking part in a second and a third charge until he fell exhausted
from the loss of blood.
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)