Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 47th Ohio Infantry. Place
and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 3 May 1863.
Entered service at: Adrian,
Birth: 1843, Germany.
Date of issue: 3 January 1907.
one of a party which volunteered and attempted to run the enemy's batteries
with a steam tug and 2 barges loaded with subsistence stores.
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)