Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, Company E, 4th Vermont Infantry.
Place and date: At South Mountain, Md., 14 September 1862. Entered service
at: Boston, Mass.
Birth: Salem, N.Y.
Date of issue: 17 September 1891.
Citation: Rode alone, in advance of his regiment, into the enemy's lines,
and before his own men came up received the surrender of the major of a
Confederate regiment, together with the colors and 116 men.
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)