(1833 - 1882)
Home State: New Jersey
Education: Princeton College, Class of 1857
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry
A Princeton graduate - AB 1854, AM 1857 - he practiced law in Orange, NJ. He enrolled in Company E, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 22 August 1862 and mustered as First Lieutenant on 25 August, age 29.
On the Campaign
He was with his Company in Maryland and at Antietam.
The rest of the War
He was on recruiting duty in New Jersey from July to November 1863, and then acting Adjutant of the Regiment to January 1864. He was appointed Captain, Company D on 15 March 1864 (to date from 22 February). He mustered out with his Company on 8 June 1865.
After the War
He returned to his law practice, and was a State Legislator for a two-year term 1876-78. He died of pneumonia at 49 years old.
References & notes
02/25/1833; Orange, NJ
03/30/1882; burial in Rosedale Cemetery, Orange, NJ
1 State of New Jersey, Adjutant-General's Office, and William Scudder Stryker, Adjutant General, Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Trenton: John L. Murphy, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1876, pp. 640, 643 [AotW citation 17184]
2 D Society, Veterans, Co. D 13th NJ Infantry, Historical Sketch of Co. D, 13th Regiment, N.J. Vols., Newark (NJ): D.H. Gildersleeve & Co., 1875, pp. 48-49 [AotW citation 17185]