b. 1818 Belgium. d. 18/12/1898 East Newark, New Jersey.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/05/1863 Chancellorsville, Virginia.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the Civil War as a Private in Company B, 11th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia, on May 3, 1863.
Remained in the rifle pits after the others had retreated, firing constantly, and contesting the ground step by step
BURIAL LOCATION: HOLY SEPULCHRE CEMETERY, EAST ORANGE, NEW JERSEY.
Section H, Soldiers' Plot, Lot 137, Grave 4
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