Rank and organization: Private, Company G, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery.
Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865.
Entered service at: Coventry,
Birth: Coventry, R.I.
Date of issue: 4 March 1886.
Citation: Was one
of a detachment of 20 picked artillerymen who voluntarily accompanied an
infantry assaulting party, and who turned upon the enemy the guns captured
in the assault.
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)