Rank and organization: Corporal, Company C, 49th Massachusetts Infantry.
Place and date: At Port Hudson, La., 27 May 1863.
Entered service at: Hinsdale,
Birth: Hinsdale, Mass.
Date of issue: 30 September 1893.
Volunteered in response to a call, and took part in the movement that was
made upon the enemy's works under a heavy fire therefrom in advance of
the general 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)