Home State: Pennsylvania
Command Billet: Regimental Major
Branch of Service: Infantry
see his Battle Report
[note: We're showing his last name as spelled in the ORs. Bates spells it "Raphail"]
He entered service with the 28th Pennsylvania Infantry 3 July 1861 as Captain, Company C, and was promoted Major 1 July 1862.
The rest of the War
At the time of his after-action report, 23 September 1862, he was in command of the Regiment. He resigned his commission on 15 January 1863.
References & notes
Source: Bates, Samuel P., History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: 1868-1871, extracted online at Pennsylvania in the Civil War.
Date not known in PA