(1842 - 1906)
Home State: Ohio
Education: Oberlin College
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry
He was a student at Oberlin, but left before graduating, to enroll in Company E, 8th Ohio Infantry as First Lieutenant at age 19 on 17 June 1861. Promoted to Captain, Company H on 11 March 1862.
On the Campaign
Noted as having escorted prisoners from the Bloody Lane to the rear on 17 September.
The rest of the War
Discharged for wounds (place not named) on 8 January 1864.
After the War
He was a teacher at Castalia High School, a farmer, and a noted agriculturist. He served as Ohio's Secretary of Agriculture 1894-1906. He was Secretary of the Ohio Antietam Battlefield Commission, and was on the battlefield in 1902 in that role to help locate positions for monuments.
References & notes
02/1842 in NY
04/08/1906; Castalia, OH; burial in Castalia Cemetery, Castalia, OH