(? - 1863)
Home State: Mississippi
Education: US Military Academy, West Point, NY, Class of 1856;Class Rank: 41
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Cavalry
Brevet 2nd Lt, 1st US Dragoons, 1 July 1856;
2nd Lt, 2nd Dragoons, 27 May 1857;
1st Lt 10 May 1861;
Captain, 3rd US Cavalry, 14 May 1861;
To the 6th US Cavalry 3 Aug 1861;
Appointed Colonel, 5th Kentucky (Union) Cavalry, 4 Mar 1863;
Brig General of Volunteers, 18 Oct 1863;
The rest of the War
He died 19 Nov 1863 of wounds received 16 Nov 1863 in action before Knoxville, Tenn.
References & notes
Source: Heitman, Francis Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army 1789-1903, Washington, US Government Printing Office, 1903.
More on the Web
See a great article about that Nashville combat from Dorothy E. Kelly.
Date not known in KY
11/19/1863 Knoxville, TN