(1840 - 1913)
Home State: Ohio
Education: Oberlin College
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Ohio Infantry
Born and raised in Cleveland, he attended attended the Port Royal Academy, VA and spent a year at Oberlin College. He taught school in Pickaway County until the War. He enlisted in the 7th Infantry, Company B, on 19 June 1861 at age 21, and was appointed Sergeant.
On the Campaign
He was Ordnance Sergeant and in charge of the ammunition train and distribution for the Division at Antietam.
The rest of the War
Promoted to First Sergeant on 30 September 1863. Mustered out with his Company on 6 July 1864.
After the War
After the War he was a railroad clerk and bookkeeper for the Jackson Iron Company. He was Cuyahoga County auditor (1877-83) and Justice of the Peace (1886-92). He was admitted to the Bar and practiced law from 1891 - a specialist in handwriting analysis. He was permanent secretary of the Soldiers & Sailors Monument Commission for 15 years. He published Passing Fancies, a book of poems [google books] in 1880.
References & notes
01/28/1840; Cleveland, OH
10/01/1913; Cleveland, OH; burial in Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, OH