Organization: 4th United States Cavalry (22nd Mass at Antietam)
Entered Service: Bradford, MA
Birth: Bridgeport (sic), ME
Date Medal Issued: 27 February 1900
Date of Action: 10 October 1871
Place of Action: On Brazos, River, Tex.
Held the left of the line with a few men during the charge of a large body of Indians, after the right of the line had retreated, and by delivering a rapid fire succeeded in checking the enemy until other troops came to the rescue.