Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, Company A, 9th Vermont Infantry.
Place and date: At Newport Barracks, N.C., 2 February 1864. Entered service
at: St. Albans, Vt.
Birth: St. Albans, Vt.
Date of issue: 8 September 1891.
Citation: By long and persistent resistance and burning the bridges kept
a superior force of the enemy at a distance and thus covered the retreat
of the garrison.
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)