Rank and organization: Captain, Company A, 21st Connecticut Infantry.
Place and date: At Fort Harrison, Va., 30 September 1864. Entered service
at: North Stonington, Conn. Born: 19 April 1837, Wolcottville, Conn. Date
of issue: 13 June 1894.
Citation: Led out a small flanking party and by
a clash and at great risk captured a large number of prisoners.
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)