Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company A, 33d Illinois Infantry.
Place and date: At Cache River, Ark., 7 July 1862.
Entered service at:
Birth: Casce, Maine.
Date of issue: 29 March 1899.
While the troops were falling back before a superior force, this soldier,
assisted by one companion, and while under severe fire at close range,
saved a cannon from capture by the enemy.
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)