b. 1842 Concord, New Hampshire. d. 23/10/1898 East Somerville, Massachusetts.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 19/04/1864 Natchitoches, Louisiana.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Second Lieutenant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Sergeant in Company B, 3d Massachusetts Cavalry for action on April 19, 1864 at Natchitoches, Louisiana. His citation reads “Seeing a Confederate officer in advance of his command, charged on him alone and unaided and captured him.” He did not receive the Medal of Honor until 20 November 1896.
Seeing a Confederate officer in advance of his command, charged on him alone and unaided and captured him.
BURIAL LOCATION: WOODLAWN CEMETERY, EVERETT, MASSACHUSETTS.
LAUREL HILL SECTION, LOT 400
LOCATION OF MEDAL: FAMILY.