(1825 - 1892)
Home State: Ohio
Education: Norwalk Seminary, Granvile College
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry
see his Battle Report
He was admitted to the bar in 1847 and was elected Prosecutor of Huron County, OH in 1850. He entered service as Captain, Company D, 8th Ohio Infantry on 29 Apr 1861, was promoted to Major 9 July 1861, and Lt Colonel 25 Nov 1861. He was commanding officer of the Regiment after Col Samuel S. Carroll was promoted to Brigade Commander, May 24, 1862, and served as such until it's muster-out.
The rest of the War
He was honorably mustered out of the service 13 July 1864 with the Regiment. He was honored by brevet to Brigadier General of Volunteers on 15 March 1865.
After the War
He was elected to the Ohio state legislature in 1865, and continued his legal practice. He wrote A Military History of the 8th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, [online] published in 1881.
References & notes
07/13/1825; Auburn Center, OH
8/22/1892; Norwalk, OH; burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk, OH