Rank and organization: Private, Company H, 152d New York Infantry. Place
and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864.
Entered service at: Hartwick
Seminary, N.Y. Born: 15 March 1845, Hampton, Conn.
Date of issue: 1 December
Citation: Capture of flag and color bearer using an empty cocked
rifle while outnumbered 5 or 6.
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)