Medal of Honor Action Place: Alos Zambales, Luzon, Philippine Islands
Voluntarily exposed himself to a hot fire from the enemy in repelling with pistol fire an insurgent attack and at great risk of his own life went under fire to the rescue of a wounded officer and carried him to a place of safety.
Accredited to: Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa
Awarded Posthumously: No
Presentation Date & Details: October 3, 1906 Presented by President Theodore Roosevelt
Born: July 3, 1865, Vohrenbach, Baden, Germany
Died: November 25, 1937, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Buried: Forest Home Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, IA, United States