b. 15/05/1840 Jamaica, Vermont. d. 26/11/1912 West Newton, Massachusetts.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 14/01/1863 Bayou Teche, Louisiana.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Sergeant in Company H, 8th Vermont Infantry for action on January 14, 1863 at Bayou Teche, Louisiana. His citation reads “Voluntarily carried an important message through the heavy fire of the enemy to bring aid and save the gunboat Calhoun.” He did not receive the Medal until January 29, 1894.
Voluntarily carried an important message through the heavy fire of the enemy to bring aid and save the gunboat Calhoun.
BURIAL LOCATION: NEWTON CEMETERY, NEWTON, MASSACHUSETTS.
SECTION G, LOT 47.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.