Organization: Company I, 19th Massachusetts Infantry
Entered Service: unknown
Birth: Groveland, Mass.
Date Medal Issued: 16 December 1896.
Date of Action: 13 December 1862.
Place of Action: Fredericksburg, Va.
Seized the 2 colors from the hands of a corporal and a lieutenant as they fell mortally wounded, and with a color in each hand advanced across the field to a point where the regiment was reformed on those colors.