Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company E, 21st Massachusetts Infantry.
Place and date. At Fredericksburg, Va., 11 December 1862. Entered service
at: West Boylston, Mass.
Date of issue: 30 March 1866.
Citation: Seized the colors of his regiment, the color bearer having been
shot down, and bore them to the front where both his arms were carried
off by a shell.
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)