b. 11/10/1837 d. 31/12/1913
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 04/09/1862 Boutte Station, Louisiana.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company K, 8th Vermont Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Boutte Station, Louisiana on September 4, 1862.
A railroad train guarded by about 60 men on flat cars having been sidetracked by a misplaced switch into an ambuscade of guerrillas who were rapidly shooting down the unprotected guards, this soldier, under a severe fire in which he was wounded, ran to another switch and, opening it, enabled the train and the surviving guards to escape.
BURIAL LOCATION: IRASBURG CEMETERY, IRASBURG, VERMONT.
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