(1840 - 1922)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 21 year old clerk in Indianapolis, he mustered as Private, Company G, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. He served as Colonel Cosgrove's clerk and was appointed Sergeant Major on 1 June 1862.
On the Campaign
He was with his Regiment on the Maryland Campaign.
The rest of the War
He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant of Company H on 14 October 1862, then First Lieutenant and Regimental Adjutant on 1 January 1863. He mustered out of the Volunteer service on 4 November 1864 in Indianapolis.
After the War
He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, 18th US Infantry (Regular Army) on 7 March 1867 and First Lieutenant on 2 January 1869. He transferred to the 22nd Infantry 31 December 1870, and was Regimental Quartermaster from 1 October 1881 to 7 September 1882. He was promoted to Captain on on that date, and retired just over a decade later on 1 February 1893.
References & notes
1840 in IN
02/04/1922 Indianapolis, IN; burial in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN
1 Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 605 [AotW citation 18648]
2 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. 354 [AotW citation 18649]