(1827 - 1900)
Home State: Maine
Command Billet: Commanding Detachment
Branch of Service: Cavalry
A 32 year old factory overseer in Lewiston, ME, he enrolled and was commissioned First Lieutenant, Company G, First Maine Cavalry on 31 October 1861. He was injured on being thrown from a horse in April 1862 and was back on duty that summer. He was promoted to Captain on 14 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He commanded his Company as a detachment in Maryland, assigned as headquarters escort, Ninth Army Corps on 7 September 1862. He was with General Reno at his death at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September.
The rest of the War
He was discharged for disability on 1 December 1862. He returned to service, commissioned First Lieutenant, Company H, First District of Columbia Cavalry on 1 June 1863 and saw action around Petersburg, VA in 1864. He was discharged 15 January 1865.
References & notes
11/13/1827; Lisbon, ME
03/20/1900; burial in North Auburn Cemetery, North Auburn, ME