(1810 - 1891)
Home State: Rhode Island
Branch of Service: Infantry
He had been a founding member (playing E Bugle) and director of the American Brass Band and Orchestra (founded about 1837) since 1838, in Providence. He went with the band accompanying the First Rhode Island Infantry to Washington DC in April 1861, serving for 3 months. He enlisted in September 1861 as Bandleader, 4th Rhode Island Infantry.
The rest of the War
He was mustered out on 3 October 1862 at Antietam.
After the War
By then having been its leader for 28 years, he reigned from the American Brass Band on 25 December 1865.
References & notes
12/23/1891; burial in North Burial Ground, Providence, RI