(1822 - 1862)
Home State: Connecticut
Command Billet: Company officer
Branch of Service: Infantry
Before the War he had some command experience in the local militia, followed "mercantile pursuits", and had married Margret B Bradley in 1851. He was Postmaster at Madison by 1855. In 1862 he recruited men in Madison who became Company G of the 14th Infantry. He was mustered into service as Captain of that Company on 20 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at the Bloody Lane on 17 September.
References & notes
11/22/1822; Madison, CT
09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in West Cemetery, Madison, CT
1 Page, Charles D., History of the Fourteenth Regiment, Connecticut Vol. Infantry, Meriden (CT): The Horton Printing Co., 1906, pp. 18, 52, 455 [AotW citation 940]
2 Leech, D. D.T., compiler, List of Post Offices in the United States (1855) with the Names of Postmasters, Washington DC: US Post Office Department, Geo. Gideon, printer, 1855, pg. 77 [AotW citation 941]