Sergeant, United States Army
in Germany, April 28, 1839, he earned the
in the Civil War while serving with Company B, 6th United States Cavalry
at Millertown, Pennsylvania, in July 1863. The Medal was actually issued
to him on April 23, 1889. He died on June 20, 1924 and was buried in Section
17 of Arlington National Cemetery.
He was awarded the Medal under the name of
Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company B, 6th U.S. Cavalry. Place and date: At Millerstown, Pennsylvania., July 1863. Entered service at: ------. Birth: Germany. Date of issue: 23 April 1889.
Bravery in an attempt to carry a communication
through the enemy's lines; also rescued an officer from the hands of the
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins, 1990
Updated: 30 September 2000
Updated: 15 March 2003