(1825 - 1891)
Home State: Massachusetts
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
He was a Captain in the First Massachusetts Infantry May 1861 - July 1862, and was appointed Colonel of the 35th Massachusetts on 21 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded at South Mountain and lost his arm.
The rest of the War
In April 1863 he was appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, assisted in recruiting US Colored Troops, and commanded the "Wild African Brigade" until close of the war.
After the War
He was a mine superindendent, and traveled to South America.
References & notes
Source: Heitman, Francis Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army 1789-1903, Washington, US Government Printing Office, 1903.
11/25/1825; Brookline, MA