(c. 1840 - ?)
Home State: New York
Command Billet: Commanding Company
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry
Age 21 years. Enrolled April 23, 1861 at New York city; mustered in as First Lieutenant, Company A on May 4, 1861, to serve two years. Promoted Captain, Company G, with rank from March 15, 1862
On the Campaign
In his after-action report, Colonel Kimball said "Captain Childs, Company G, wounded by a shell early in the morning [of 17 September], was prevented from taking further part in the action of the day."
The rest of the War
He mustered out with the regiment May 20, 1863 in New York City.
References & notes
Service data from State of New York1.