(c. 1834 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 66th New York Infantry
see his Battle Report
Son of a Prague physician, he was a Captain in the 6th Regiment, NY National Guard (State Militia) before the war, and served with them for 90-days of Federal service in early 1861. On 6 September 1861, then age 27, he enrolled in New York City and mustered as Captain, Company A, 66th New York Infantry on 4 November.
On the Campaign
He commanded the regiment in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862, probably succeeded by Lieutenant Colonel Bull afterward.
The rest of the War
He was killed after he had again taken command of the regiment at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862. He had relieved Lieutenant Colonel Bull, also killed there.
References & notes
c. 1834; Prague, CZECHIA (Czech Republic)
12/13/1862; Fredericksburg, VA