(1846 - 1910)
Home State: New York
Command Billet: Regimental Musician
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry
He was a thirteen-year-old drummer boy when he enlisted with the Ninth New York Infantry Volunteers, Hawkins' Zouaves, on May 4, 1861, and he left the Regiment about 2 years later, in 1863. He later received the Medal of Honor for his actions at Camden, NC, in April 1862.
After the War
After later attending law school and opening his own practice, he served as an assemblyman in the New York State legislature and as judge of the Seventh Judicial District Court.
References & notes
The photograph above is from a standing pose CDV for sale by auction in December 2009 from Heritage Auction Galleries.
9/22/1846 in GERMANY
1/28/1910; burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, the Bronx, NY