of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Private, Company E, 26th New York Infantry. Place and
Date: At Fredericksburg, Va., 13 December 1862. Birth: Germany. Date
Of Issue: 1 September 1893.
Relinquished a furlough granted for wounds, entered the battle, where he picked up the
colors after several bearers had been killed or wounded, and carried them until himself
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