(1811 - 1899)
Home State: New York
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 122nd New York Infantry
At about age 18, in 1829, he went to Syracuse when it was still a small town. He also served in the state Militia from that year. He later had a general store, was in the lumber business, and probably Superintendent of the penitentiary there. On 13 May 1861, then age 48, he enrolled at Elmira as First Lieutenant and Adjutant of the 12th New York Infantry. He was discharged 22 August 1862 to accept the commission as Colonel, 122nd New York Infantry to date from 28 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He commanded the regiment in Maryland.
The rest of the War
He was discharged for disability on 23 January 1865.
References & notes
03/31/1811; Wolcott, NY
10/04/1899; Brooklyn, NY; burial in Saint Agnes Cemetery, Syracuse, NY
1 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1899, Ser. No. 19, pg. 190; For 1903, Ser. 36, pg. 335 [AotW citation 25055]