Rank and organization: Private, Company F, 40th Massachusetts Infantry.
Place and date: At Drurys Bluff, Va., 15 May 1864.
Entered service at:
East Stoughton, Mass.
Date of issue: 7 November 1896.
Individually demanded and received the surrender of 7 armed Confederates
concealed in a cellar, disarming and marching them in as prisoners of war.
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)