Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company C, 4th Vermont Infantry. Place
and date: At Weldon Railroad, Va., 23 June 1864.
Entered service at:   Chester,
Date of issue:   18 January 1893.
Citation:   Saved the
colors of his regiment when it was surrounded by a much larger force of
the enemy and after the greater part of the regiment had been killed or
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)