Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as the First Lieutenant of Company C, 6th Vermont Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Salem Heights, Virginia during the Battle of Chancellorsville on May 4, 1863. His citation reads "Took command of the skirmish line and covered the movement of his regiment out of a precarious position". His Medal was issued on May 4, 1891, exactly 28 years after his bravery.
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