Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company H, 6th Maine Infantry. Place
and date: At Rappanhannock Station, Va., 7 November 1863. Entered service
at: Dexter, Maine.
Birth: Sangerville, Maine.
Date of issue: 28 December
Citation: Capture of flag of 8th Louisiana Infantry (C.S.A.) in a
hand_to_hand struggle with the color bearer.
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)