(1841 - 1906)
Home State: New Jersey
Education: College of New Jersey (Now Princeton U), Class of 1861
Branch of Service: Artillery
He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, First New Jersey Cavalry on 21 August 1861 and mustered out in February 1862 to accept a commission as 2nd Lieutenant, 4th United States Artillery, dated 19 February.
On the Campaign
He was present with the combined Batteries A and C, 4th United States Artillery in Maryland. He was honored by brevet to First Lieutenant for gallantry at White Oak Swamp on 30 June 1862.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to First Lieutenant on 11 August 1863. He was honored by brevet to Captain for service at Meadow Bridge, VA on 12 May 1864.
After the War
He continued in US Army service and was appointed Captain 29 April 1873. He was promoted to Major of the 2nd US Artillery on 6 June 1896 and Lieutenant Colonel of the 3rd Artillery 17 October 1899. He retired on 6 June 1900 after nearly 40 years of uniformed service.
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05/18/1841; Princeton, NJ
08/15/1906 Livermore, CA; burial in Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, NJ