(1829 - 1889)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
He had been a Lieutenant in the Gray Reserves, Pennsylvania Militia. He enrolled as Major, 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 22 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was in action with the Regiment at Shepherdstown Ford on 20 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was wounded in action at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862. Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel on 1 November 1863. Honored by brevet to Colonel on 2 December 1864 and Brigadier General on 13 March 1865. Wounded again, at Dabney's Mills, VA on 6 February 1865, resulting in the loss of his right leg. Mustered out with the Regiment on 1 June 1865.
After the War
He was in business in Philadelphia with Charles M. Prevost.
References & notes
08/08/1829; Philadelphia, PA
01/17/1889 Philadelphia, PA; burial in Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA
1 Smith, John L., and Survivor's Association, History of the Corn Exchange Regiment, 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers, 2nd Edition, Philadelphia: J.L. Smith, Map Publisher, 1905, pp. 681 - 683 [AotW citation 1939]
2 US Army, Military History Institute (USAMHI), Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS)-Massachusetts Photograph Collection, Published 2009, <http://cdm16635.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/search/collection/p16635coll12/>, Source page: Vol. 98, pg. 5001 [AotW citation 14517]