1841 Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, USA
Jun. 13, 1883 Prescott Yavapai County Arizona, USA
Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He served during the Civil War first as a Captain in the 5th Pennsylvania Reserves, then as Lieutenant Colonel of the 200th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. On March 15, 1865 he was brevetted Colonel, US Volunteers for "coolness, bravery and skill at Ft. Steedman, Virginia." On April 2, 1865 he was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers "for valuable and meritorious service in the assault in front of Ft. Sedgwick, Virginia."
You may be a distant relative of mine as we share the same surname. I know the Civil War was brother against brother-literally, in many cases. Although my kin wore the Confederate gray, I salute you for your service to your country. We are all American...(Read more) -
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