Enlisted as a Private on 15 November 1861. Enlisted in 3rd Cavalry Regiment New York on 15 Nov 1861. Promoted to Full Corporal on 15 Nov 1861. Transferred into Company B, 1st Cavalry Regiment New Jersey on 31 Mar 1862. Transferred out of 3rd Cavalry Regiment New York on 31 Mar 1862. Promoted to Full Sergeant on 31 Dec 1862. Promoted to Full Private (Reduced to ranks) on 20 Apr 1864. Killed Company B, 1st Cavalry Regiment New Jersey on 5 May 1864 at Todd's Tavern, VA.