b. 1840 Hamburg, Germany. d. 07/11/1898 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 29/12/1890 Wounded Knee, South Dakota.
Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a First Sergeant in the United States Army in Company I, 7th US Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on December 29, 1890 at Wounded Knee Creek, South Dakota.
Killed a hostile Indian at close quarters, and, although entitled to retirement from service, remained to the close of the campaign.
BURIAL LOCATION: SOUTH SIDE CEMETERY, PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA.
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