(1835 - 1891)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
see his Battle Report
From Media, where his father was a business owner and banker, he entered service with the 124th on 12 August 1862 as 1st Lieutenant, Company D ("Gideon's Band"), and was promoted to Major of the Regiment 16 August 1862. He had been previously on Gen. Dana's staff.
On the Campaign
He assumed command after Col Hawley was wounded in the Miller Cornfield early on 17 September.
The rest of the War
He mustered out with the Regiment 17 May 1863.
After the War
By 1877 he was a member of the Rose Tree Club, Philadelphia, and it's Fox Hunting Club in 1881.
References & notes
07/18/1835; Media, PA
09/22/1891; Philadelphia, PA; burial in Providence Friends Meeting Cemetery, Media, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 15278]
2 Green, Robert McCay, compiler, History of the One Hundred and Twenty-fourth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers in the War of the Rebellion 1862-1863, Philadelphia: Ware Brothers Company, printers, 1907 [AotW citation 23828]