Rank and organization: Colonel, 5th Vermont Infantry.
Place and date:
At Salem Heights, Va., 3 May 1864.
Entered service at: Bellow Falls, Vt.
Born: 17 January 1828, Winhall, Vt.
Date of issue: 11 May 1893.
Personal gallantry and intrepidity displayed in the management of his brigade
and in leading it in the assault in which he was wounded.
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)