Rank and organization. Corporal, Company F, 21st Connecticut Infantry.
Place and date: At Fredericksburg, Va., 13 December 1862. Entered service
at: Montville, Conn. Birth. Montville, Conn. Date of issue. 30 October
Citation: First of 6 men who volunteered to assist gunner of a battery
upon which the enemy was concentrating its fire, and fought with the battery
until the close of the engagement. His commanding officer felt he would
never see this man alive again.
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)