Medal of Honor Action Place: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Taking up the colors where they had fallen, he rushed ahead of his regiment, close to the muzzles of the enemy's guns, and engaged in the desperate struggle in which the enemy was defeated, and though severely wounded, he held the colors until wounded a second time.
Accredited to: St. Anthony Falls, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Awarded Posthumously: No
Presentation Date & Details: April 9, 1890
Born: January 21, 1842, Calais, Washington County, ME, United States
Died: November 2, 1902, St. Louis, MO, United States
Buried: Bellefontaine Cemetery (PM) (292-4482), St. Louis, MO, United States