(1835 - 1913)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry
A lawyer in La Crosse from 1860, he enlisted in Company B, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry on 22 May 1861 as Private, and was promoted to First Sergeant. He was appointed 2nd Lieutenant on 25 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was promoted to First Lieutenant on 15 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was appointed Adjutant of the Regiment on 1 May 1863.
After the War
He was district attorney of La Crosse County 1866-1873, mayor of La Crosse 1874-1875, and city attorney 1876-1882. He was elected to the US House of Representatives in 1882 and served one term (1883-85). He then practiced law in La Crosse. He was the unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Wisconsin as a Democrat in 1886.
References & notes
12/25/1835; Washington, DC
03/13/1913 La Crosse, WI; burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, La Crosse, WI