of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Battery A, 4th U.S. Artillery. Place and
Date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 3 July 1863. Birth: Germany. Date of Issue: 24
All the officers of his battery having been killed or wounded and five of its guns
disabled in Pickett's assault, he succeeded to the command and fought the remaining gun
with most distinguished gallantry until the battery was ordered withdrawn.
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