Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, 1st U.S. Cavalry. Place and
date: At Smithfield, Va., 28 August 1864.
Entered service at: New Hampshire.
Birth: Andover, N.H.
Date of issue: 23 January 1896.
Citation: In an attack
upon a largely superior force, his personal gallantry was so conspicuous
as to inspire the men to extraordinary efforts, resulting in complete rout
of 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)