Rank and organization: Sergeant Major, 25th Connecticut Infantry. Place
and date: At Irish Bend, La., 14 April 1863.
Entered service at: Canton,
Date of issue: 25 February 1899. Citation. Displayed
great gallantry, under a heavy fire from the enemy, in calling in the skirmishers
and assisting in forming the line of battle.
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)