Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company C, 21st Connecticut Infantry.
Place and date: At Drurys Bluff, Va., 16 May 1864.
Entered service at:
Birth: Philadelphia, Pa.
Date of issue: 13 July 1897.
While retreating with his regiment, which had been repulsed, he voluntarily
returned, in face of the enemy's fire, to a former position and rescued
a wounded officer of his company who was unable to walk.
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)