b. 03/02/1837 Walden, Vermont. d. 23/07/1917 Bennington, Vermont.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 02/02/1864 Newport Barracks, North Carolina.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Lieutenant in the 9th Vermont Infantry for action on February 2, 1864 at Newport Barracks, North Carolina.
When, after desperate resistance, the small garrison had been driven back to the river by a vastly superior force, this officer, while a small force held back the enemy, personally fired the railroad bridge, and, although wounded himself, assisted a wounded officer over the burning structure.
BURIAL LOCATION: ROBINSON CEMETERY, CALAIS, VERMONT.
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