(1840 - 1877)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Artillery
see his Battle Report
He enrolled in April 1861, and was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company G, 3rd New York Infantry on 13 May 1861 and promoted First Lieutenant on 14 August. He resigned to accept a commission as 2nd Lieutenant, 2nd US Artillery on 24 October 1861. He was promoted to First Lieutenant on 25 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He commanded an independent Section of his battery on the Maryland Campaign.
The rest of the War
He was honored by brevets for service at Hanover Courthouse (to First Lieutenant), Antietam (Captain), and for faithful and meritorious service during the War (Major).
After the War
He remained in Regular Army service and was appointed Captain, 8th US Cavalry on 28 July 1866. He was cashiered on 26 May 1870.
References & notes
04/01/1840; Albany, NY
1 Heitman, Francis Bernard, Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army 1789-1903, 2 volumes, Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1903, Vol. 1, pg. 295 [AotW citation 13247]
2 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 17 (for the year 1898), pg. 361 [AotW citation 13248]