Rank and organization: Private, Company F, 1st U.S. Sharpshooters. Place
and date: Near Blackburn's Ford, Va., 19 September 1862. Entered service
Birth: Brookfield, Vt.
Date of issue: 12 October 1892.
Took command of such soldiers as he could get and attacked and captured
a Confederate battery of 4 guns. Also, while on a reconnaissance, overtook
and captured a Confederate soldier.
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)