Civil War Union Brigadier General. Born in Lisbon, Ohio, he graduated from the US Military Academy in 1841, served on the frontier, the Seminole and Mexican Wars. In September 1861, he was appointed Brigadier General in command of the 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, IV Corps. He led his Corps in the Peninsula campaign, the Seven Days Battles, Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. In June 1863, he was placed in command of the Department of the Monongahela, 1st Division, XVIII Corps at Cold Harbor and Petersburg. He resigned his commission because of poor health in July, 1864. After the war, he was a farmer in Huntsville, Alabama, until his death.
Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith