b. 04/12/1840 Trier-Saarbrucker, Germany. d. 19/08/1906 Tampa, Florida.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 01/07/1863 Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the US Army in Company D, 45th New York Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on July 1, 1863.
Gallantry in flanking the enemy and capturing a number of prisoners and in holding a part of the town against heavy odds while the Army was rallying on Cemetery Hill.
BURIAL LOCATION: WOODLAWN CEMETERY, TAMPA, FLORIDA.
Old Section, Lot 7, Grave 259
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