Medal of Honor Action Place: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Voluntarily took a rifle and served as a soldier in the ranks during the first and second days of the battle. Voluntarily and at his own imminent peril went into the enemy's lines at night and, under a sharp fire, rescued a wounded comrade.
Accredited to: Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio
Awarded Posthumously: No
Presentation Date & Details: September 11, 1897
Born: January 11, 1843, Germany
Died: February 11, 1930, Chillicothe, OH, United States
Buried: Grandview Cemetery (MH) (9-137), Chillicothe, OH, United States