(c. 1834 - 1892)
Home State: Maine
Branch of Service: Cavalry
Unit: 1st Maine Cavalry
Age 27, from St. George, he mustered as Private in Company K, 1st Maine Cavalry on 19 October 1861. He was promoted to Corporal in April 1862.
On the Campaign
He was later recommended by General Burnside for a commission as Captain in the Regular Army for his "bravery at Antietam" but he was not commissioned.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to Sergeant on 2 October 1862 and detailed in charge of the orderlies of the 9th Corps headquarters. He mustered out at the end of his term of service on 25 November 1864 and was afterward sutler to the regiment.
After the War
He moved to New Orleans, LA in about 1866 and was a bookkeeper at the US Mint there by 1880. He was private secretary to Postmaster Eaton in New Orleans at his death in 1892.
References & notes
c. 1834 in ME
03/20/1892; New Orleans, LA; burial in Chalmette National Cemetery, Chalmette, LA