of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Musician, Company B, 73d Ohio Infantry. Place and
Date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 1-3 July 1863. Entered Service At: Chillicothe, Ohio.
Birth: Germany. Date of Issue: 11 September 1897.
Voluntarily took a rifle and served as a soldier in the ranks during the first and
second days of the battle. Voluntarily and at his own imminent peril went into the enemy's
lines at night and, under a sharp fire, rescued a wounded comrade.
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