Rank and organization: Private, Company A, 33d Massachusetts Infantry.
Place and date: At Resaca, Ga., 14 May 1864.
Entered service at: Lowell,
Date of issue: 19 July 1895.
Citation: While detailed
as clerk at headquarters, voluntarily engaged in action at a critical moment
and personal example inspired the troops to repel 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)