b. 1835 Germany. d. 31/10/1893 Newark, New Jersey.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 30/06 – 01/07/1862 Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the Civil War as a Private in Company C, 1st New York Light Artillery. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of White Oak Swamp, Virginia, on June 30, 1862, and at the Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia, on July 1, 1862. His citation reads simply “Continued to fight after being severely wounded”. He did not receive his Medal of Honor until 19 April 1892.
Continued to fight after being severely wounded.
BURIAL LOCATION: FAIRMOUNT CEMETERY, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY.
SOLDIERS PLOT 4, ROW 5, GRAVE 12
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.