(1816 - 1881)
Home State: New Jersey
Education: Columbia University, Class of 1834
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry
He practiced law in New York and was judge-advocate there until retiring and moving to Passaic, New Jersey in 1849. He was then magistrate of Union Township. He was commissioned Lieutenant Colonel of the 13th New Jersey Infantry in August 1862.
On the Campaign
Commanded the regiment on the march 13-14 September. Relieved Colonel Carman, who went to the hospital sometime on the 17th.
The rest of the War
He resigned in 1863 and afterward resided in Newark, New Jersey. He was active in public organizations and published a number of historical papers.
References & notes
07/12/1816; New York City, NY
01/15/1881 Newark, NJ; burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, the Bronx, NY
1 Toombs, Samuel, Reminiscences of the War ... the Thirteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers, Orange (NJ): The (Orange) Journal, 1878, pp. 15 - 21 [AotW citation 7829]
2 Fiske, John, and James Grant Wilson, editors, Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography, 6 vols., New York City: D. Appleton and Company, 1887-1889 [AotW citation 7874]