Enlisted in Company G, Vermont 10th Infantry Regiment on 01 Sep 1862.Mustered out on 03 Nov 1863.Commissioned an officer in Company K, U.S. Colored Troops 7th Infantry Regiment on 12 Nov 1863.Promoted to Full Captain on 12 Nov 1863.Promoted to Brevet Lt Colonel on 13 Mar 1865.Mustered out on 16 Nov 1866.
His death record lists cause of death as"Asthma with resulting cardiac dilation"
His occupation on the death record is given as merchant & undertaker. His funeral home was named C.L. Rice & Son and it is listed as the undertaker who took the body.
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