(1839 - 1925)
Home State: Rhode Island
Branch of Service: Artillery
He mustered in Providence as Private in Battery A, 1st Rhode Island Artillery on 6 June 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was wounded again, at Bristoe Station, VA on 14 October 1863. He was promoted to Corporal in December 1863 and mustered out with his Battery on 17 June 1864.
After the War
He wrote and published Diary of Battery A, First Regiment Rhode Island Light Artillery in 1865.
References & notes
More on the Web
His Diary is online from the Gutenberg Project.
1925; burial in North Burial Ground, Providence, RI
1 Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 2, pg. 755 [AotW citation 18679]
2 Aldrich, Thomas M., The History of Battery A, First Regiment Rhode Island Light Artillery, in the War to Preserve the Union, 1861-1865, Providence: Snow & Farnham, Printers, 1904, pg. 142 [AotW citation 18680]