Rank and organization: Brigadier General, U.S. Volunteers. Place and
date: At Fair Oaks, Va., 1 June 1862.
Entered service at: Maine. Born:
8 November 1830, Leeds, Maine.
Date of issue: 29 March 1893.
Led the 61st New York Infantry in a charge in which he was twice severely
wounded in the right arm, necessitating amputation.
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)