Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company I, 37th Massachusetts Infantry.
Place and date: Near Petersburg, Va., 18 June 1864.
Entered service at:
Birth: Agawan, Mass.
Date of issue: 16 August 1894.
Voluntarily exposed himself to the fire of a Union brigade to stop their
firing on the Union skirmish line.
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)