b. 11/03/1839 Andover, Massachusetts. d. 17/04/1905 Griffin, Georgia.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/11/1863 Grand Coteau, Louisiana.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Brevet Major in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Lieutenant in the 2d Independent Battery, Massachusetts Light Artillery for action on November 3, 1863 at Grand Coteau, Louisiana. He did not receive his Medal until February 16, 1897.
After having been surrounded by the enemy’s cavalry, his support having surrendered, he ordered a charge and saved the section of the battery that was under his command.
BURIAL LOCATION: OAK HILL CEMETERY, GRIFFIN, GEORGIA.
OLD SECTION, LOT 73.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.