Organization: Company B, 20th Maine Infantry
Entered Service: Brownville, Maine.
Birth: Brownville, Maine.
Date Medal Issued: 5 April 1898.
Date of Action: 7 November 1863.
Place of Action: Rappahannock Station, Va.
Learning that an assault was to be made upon the enemy's works by other troops, this officer voluntarily joined the storming party with about 50 men of his regiment, and by his dash and gallantry rendered effective service in the assault.