Organization: Company C, 35th Massachusetts Infantry
Entered Service: Chelsea, Mass.
Birth: Chelsea, Mass.
Date Medal Issued: 18 November 1896.
Date of Action: 17 September 1862.
Place of Action: Antietam, Md.
Although wounded and exposed to a heavy fire from the enemy, at the risk of his own life he rescued a badly wounded comrade and succeeded in conveying him to a place of safety.