American Jewish Recipients of the Medal of Honor
Service: U.S. Army
Unit: 6th New Hampshire Infantry
Place of Birth: Guttentag, Silesia, Prussia
Date of Death: June 2, 1897
Battle or Place of Action: Wilderness Campaign & at the mine, Petersburg, Virginia
Date of Action: May 6 & July 30, 1864
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.