[ Medal of Honor Citation ]
Organization: Company F, 1st U.S. Sharpshooters
Entered Service: Brookfield, Vt.
Date Medal Issued: 12 October 1892
Date of Action: 19 September 1862
Place of Action: Near Blackburn's Ford, Va.
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.
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