(1837 - 1898)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
He had been studying the law when the War began, and was admitted to the bar in 1861. Enrolled as First Lieutenant in Company A, 155th Pennsylvania Infantry on August 23, 1862. Appointed Adjutant on September 2, 1862.
The rest of the War
Brevetted Captain and Major, March 13, 1865. Commissioned Captain, Company A on May 15, 1865 but not mustered at that rank. He mustered out with the Regiment on June 2, 1865.
After the War
He practiced law in Pittsburg for more than 20 years, and was also District Attorney there 1874-77.
References & notes
09/18/1837; Pittsburgh, PA
02/09/1898 Pittsburgh, PA; burial in Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburg, PA
1 Porter, John T. , Financial Secretary, and Charles F. McKenna, compiler & editor, Under the Maltese Cross, Antietam to Appomattox, the Loyal Uprising in Western Pennsylvania, 1861-1865: Campaigns of the 155th Pennsylvania Regiment, Pittsburgh: 155th Regimental Association, 1910, pp. 492 - 592 [AotW citation 13608]
2 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 13633]