Rank and organization: Sergeant Major, 6th New Hampshire Infantry. Place
and date: At Wilderness, Va., 6 May 1864; At the mine, Petersburg, Va.,
30 July 1864.
Entered service at: Campton, N.H.
Birth: Guttentag, Silesia,
Date of issue: 24 August 1865.
Citation: During Battle of the
Wilderness rallied and formed, under heavy fire, disorganized and fleeing
troops of different regiments. At Petersburg, Va., 30 July 1864, bravely
and coolly carried orders to the advanced line under severe fire.
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)