Rank and organization: Lieutenant Colonel and Chief Quartermaster, 2d
Place and date: Between Catlett and Fairfax Stations, Va., 13-15
Entered service at: Manchester, N.H. Born: 27 July 1832,
Date of issue: 20 May 1895.
Citation: Being ordered to move
his trains by a continuous day-and-night march, and without the usual military
escort, armed his teamsters and personally commanded them, successfully
fighting against heavy odds and bringing his trains through without the
loss of a wagon.
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)