(1826 - 1907)
Home State: Maryland
Command Billet: Battery Commander
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: 1st Maryland Battery
A farmer before the War, he was the original First Lieutenant of the Battery on its organization in Richmond, VA in July 1861. He was appointed Captain in June 1862 when R. Andrews Snowden was promoted to Major and Battalion commander.
On the Campaign
At least two of his guns were in action on Maryland Heights during the attack on Harpers Ferry on 14-15 September. He took his battery to Sharpsburg on the 17th, but ws too late to participate in action there.
The rest of the War
He continued in service to the end of the War, surrendering at Appomattox in April 1865.
After the War
He was a farmer and worked for the US Treasury Department.
References & notes
Life dates and details from family genealogists.
03/08/1826; Prince George's County, MD
06/07/1907 Pomfret, MD; burial in Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Pomfret, MD