Rank and organization. Private, Company B, 7th Massachusetts Infantry.
Place and date: At Marye's Heights, Va., 3 May 1863.
Entered service at:
Fall River, Mass. Birth. England.
Date of issue: 10 September 1897.
With one companion voluntarily and with conspicuous daring advanced beyond
his regiment, which had been broken In the assault, and halted beneath
the crest. Following the example of these 2 men, the colors were brought
to the summit, the regiment was advanced and the position held.
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)