Rank and organization: Captain, Company E, 73d U.S. Colored Troops.
Place and date: At Fort Blakely, Ala., 9 April 1865.
Entered service at:
Birth: Brandon, Vt.
Date of issue: 3 August 1897.
made a reconnaissance in advance of the line held by his regiment and,
under a heavy fire, obtained information of great value.
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)