(1841 - 1918)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Cavalry
He graduated at Norristown, PA in 1860. He enlisted in Company D, 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry on 22 August 1862. He was promoted Corporal, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was later cited by brevet for "gallant conduct" at Antietam.
The rest of the War
He was discharged on 26 December 1863 to accept a commission. He was appointed Captain and Acting Quartermaster, US Volunteers to date from 5 December 1863. He was honored by brevets on 23 June 1865 to Major for faithful service in the QM Department at Nashville, TN, and Lieutenant Colonel for Antietam and Nashville, and for meritorious service through the War.
After the War
He mustered out of the Volunteer service on 31 December 1867. He was a lawyer, Postmaster (1889-94, 1898-1914), and a claims agent in Nashville. He was Commissioner General of the Tennessee Centennial Exhibition at Nashville in 1897, and delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1900.
References & notes
More on the Web
A 1903 photograph of him is in the MOLLUS Massachusetts Collection, US Army Heritage & Education Center, Carlisle, PA.
04/30/1841; near Philadelphia, PA
07/14/1918; Nashville, TN; burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, TN