Rank and organization: Captain, Company C, 5th Connecticut Infantry.
Place and date: At Cedar Mountain, Va., 9 August 1862. Entered service
at: New Haven, Conn.
Birth: ?. Date ·S issue: 10 September
Citation: Seized a fallen flag of the regiment, the color bearer
having been killed, carried it forward in the face of a severe fire, and
though himself shot down and permanently disabled, planted the staff in
the earth and kept the flag flying.
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)