b. 04/04/1840 Braunschweig, Germany. d. 06/05/1920 Orange, New Jersey.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 02/04/1865 Petersburg, Virginia.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as a Private in Company A, 40th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Petersburg, Virginia on April 2, 1865.
Capture of flag of 18th North Carolina (Confederate States of America) within the enemy's works.
BURIAL LOCATION: ROSEDALE CEMETERY, ORANGE, NEW JERSEY.
Section S, Lot 78