Home State: Illinois
Command Billet: Commanding Detachment
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enrolled as Captain of the Sturges Rifles on 6 May 1861 in Chicago. His commission was dated 22 July 1861.
On the Campaign
He commanded the Sturges Rifles, part of the Headquarters Guard, Army of the Potomac. Most of his Company were not at Antietam, having been detailed to Washington, DC on 7 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He resigned his commission on 16 October 1862.
References & notes
His service from the Adjutant General.1
1 State of Illinois, Adjutant General, and J.N Reece, Brig. Gen, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Illinois (1861-66), 9 volumes, Springfield: Journal Company, Printers and Binders (State Printer), 1900-1902, Vol. VIII, pg. 770 [AotW citation 26131]