of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Private, Company A, 17th Michigan Infantry. Place and
Date: At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864. Entered Service At: Manchester, Mich. Born:
1838, Germany. Date of Issue: 30 July 1896.
Bravely rescued Lt. Charles H. Todd of his regiment who had been captured by a party of
Confederates by shooting down one, knocking over another with the butt of his musket, and
taking them both prisoners.
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