b. 17/04/1859 Germany. d. 27/12/1929 Milan, Indiana.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 01/07/1898 El Caney, Cuba.
Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Army during the War with Spain as a Private in Company C, 17th United States Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at El Caney, Cuba, on July 1, 1898. His Medal was awarded to him on June 22, 1898.
Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and under heavy fire from the enemy.
BURIAL LOCATION: SPRING GROVE CEMETERY, CINCINNATI, OHIO.
Section 7, Grave 1870
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