Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, and Adjutant, 9th Vermont Infantry.
Place and date: At Newport Barracks, N.C., 2 February 1864. Entered service
at: Marshfield, Vt.
Birth: Walden, Vt.
Date of issue: 8 September 1891.
Citation: When, after desperate res1stance, the small garrison had been
driven back to the river by a vastly superior force, this officer, while
a small force held back the enemy, personally fired the railroad bridge,
and, although wounded himself, ass1sted a wounded officer over the burning
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)