(1841 - 1900)
Home State: Louisiana
Command Billet: Battery Commander
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 19, he enrolled and was commissioned First Lieutenant of the First Company, Washington Artillery on 26 May 1861. He was promoted to Captain on 21 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He commanded the battery in Maryland.
The rest of the War
He was captured at Chancellorsville, VA in May 1863, exchanged, and returned to duty. By November 1864 he was a Major of Artillery in the Trans-Mississippi Department and commanded a battalion of Texas batteries. He was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel and Chief of Artillery to General Buckner, date not known.
After the War
He was a merchant in New Orleans and St. Louis, MO and later Brigadier General of the Missouri National Guard.
References & notes
More on the Web
His autobiography (1894) is in a collection of his son's papers at the Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill [finding aid].
12/26/1841; New Orleans, LA
01/23/1900; St. Louis, MO; burial in Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, MO