Rank and organization:   Private, Company A, 40th New Jersey Infantry.
Place and date:   At Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865.
Entered service at:   Newark,
N.J. Born: 4 April 1840, Germany.
Date of issue:   10 May 1865.
Capture of flag of 18th North Carolina (C.S.A.) within the enemy's works.
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)