Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company H, 7th Wisconsin Infantry.
Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 1 July 1863.
Entered service at: Boscobel,
Birth: Grant County, Wis.
Date of issue: 29 June 1866.
courage in battle, where he had both eyes shot out.
This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)