Rank and organization: Corporal, Company D, 128th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date: At Antietam, Md., 17 September 1862.
Entered service at:
Lehigh County, Pa. Born: 15 August 1832, Germany.
Date of issue: 12 December
Citation: While exposed to the fire of the enemy, carried from the
field a wounded comrade.
This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)