Rank and organization: Color Sergeant, Company A, 29th Massachusetts
Place and date: Near Petersburg, Va., 30 July 1864. Entered service
Birth: Roxbury, Mass.
Date of issue: 3 June 1869.
Fought his way through the enemy's lines with the regimental colors, the
rest of the color guard being killed or captured.
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)