Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company G, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery.
Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865.
Entered service at: West
Birth: Coventry, R.I.
Date of issue: 20 June 1866.
Was one of a detachment of 20 picked artillerymen who voluntarily accompanied
an infantry assaulting party and who turned upon the enemy the guns captured
in the assault.
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)