of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Private, Company D, 4th Missouri Cavalry. Place and
Date: At Ivy Farm, Miss., 22 February 1864. Entered Service At: St. Louis, Mo. Birth:
Germany. Date of Issue: 8 July 1897.
Voluntarily risked his life by taking a horse, under heavy fire, beyond the line of
battle for the rescue of his captain, whose horse had been killed in a charge and who was
surrounded by the enemy's skirmishers.
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