Rank and organization: Musician, Company B, 9th New York Infantry. Place
and date: At Camden, N.C., 19 April 1862.
Entered service at: New York,
N.Y. Born: 29 September 1846, Germany.
Date of issue: 7 January 1895.
A drummer boy, 15 years of age, he voluntarily and under a heavy fire went
to the aid of a wounded officer, procured medical ass1stance for him, and
aided in carrying him to a place of safety.
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)