Rank and organization: Colonel, 16th Vermont Infantry.
Place and date:
At Gettysburg, Pa., 3 July 1863.
Entered service at: Springfield, Vt. Born:
5 December 1835, Brentwood, N.H.
Date of issue: 8 September 1891.
Rapidly assembled his regiment and charged the enemy's flank; charged front
under heavy fire, and charged and destroyed a Confederate brigade, all
this with new troops in their first battle.
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)