Medal of Honor Action Place: Spotsylvania, Virginia, USA
Bravely rescued Lt. Charles H. Todd of his regiment who had been captured by a party of Confederates by shooting down one, knocking over another with the butt of his musket, and taking them both prisoners.
Accredited to: Manchester, Washtenaw County, Michigan
Awarded Posthumously: No
Presentation Date & Details: July 30, 1896
Born: June 28, 1838, Germany
Died: September 12, 1913, Elba, MI, United States
Buried: City Cemetery (1-1), Columbiaville, Oregon Township, MI, United States