b. 05/05/1844 Pennsylvania. d. 24/05/1896 Virginia.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 19/08/1864 Petersburg, Virginia.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. His true name was Solomon J. Hottenstein. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Private in Company C, 107th Pennsylvania Infantry for action on August 19, 1864 at Petersburg and Norfolk Railroad, Virginia.
Captured flag belonging to a North Carolina regiment, and through a ruse led them into the arms of Federal troops.
BURIAL LOCATION: MANASSAS CEMETERY, MANASSAS, VIRGINIA.
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