Organization: Company H, 5th Vermont Infantry
Entered Service: Windham, Vt.
Birth: Windham, Vt.
Date Medal Issued: 30 July 1890.
Date of Action: 2 April 1865.
Place of Action: Petersburg, Va.
Among the first to mount the enemy's works in the assault, he received a serious bayonet wound in the face, was struck several times with clubbed muskets, but bravely stood his ground, and with his sword killed the man who bayoneted him.