b. 1829 Alsace-Lorraine, France. d. 02/01/1897 Preoria, Illinois.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Union Army in Company F, 116th Illinois Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 22, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. His citation reads “Gallantry in the charge of the “volunteer storming party.” He did not receive his Medal until August 24, 1894, over 31 years later.
For gallantry in the charge of the volunteer storming party on 22 May 1863.
BURIAL LOCATION: SPRINGDALE CEMETERY, PREORIA, ILLINOIS.
OLD PUBLIC LOT, BLOCK 4, LOT 1623
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.