of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Captain, Battery 1, 1st Ohio Light Artillery. Place
and Date: At Chancellorsville, Va., 2 May 1863. Entered Service At: New York,
N.Y. Born: 5 March 1836, Germany. Date of Issue: 17 August 1893.
Fought his guns until the enemy were upon him, then with one gun hauled in the road by
hand he formed the rear guard and kept the enemy at bay by the rapidity of his fire and
was the last man in the retreat.
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