Rank and organization: Colonel, 61st New York Infantry.
Place and date:
At Chancellorsville, Va., 2_3 May 1863.
Entered service at: Roxbury, Mass.
Birth: Westminster, Mass.
Date of issue: 23 July 1892.
gallantry while holding with his command an advanced position against repeated
assaults by a strong force of the enemy; was severely wounded.
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)