Rank and Organization: Sergeant Major, 6th New Hampshire Infantry. Place and
Date: At Wilderness, Va., 6 May 1864; At the mine, Petersburg, Va., 30 July 1864. Entered
Service At: Campton, N.H. Birth: Guttentag, Silesia, Prussia. Date of Issue:
24 August 1865.
During Battle of the Wilderness rallied and formed, under heavy fire, disorganized and
fleeing troops of different regiments. At Petersburg, Va., 30 July 1864, bravely and
coolly carried orders to the advanced line under severe fire.