Civil War Union Army Officer. Served as a Captain in the 2nd United States Regular Cavalry. He was killed in the June 9, 1863 Battle of Brandy Station, dying near Kelly Ford, Virginia.
Canfield, Charles W.; 2d Lieutenant, 2d Dragoons, April 26, 1861; 1st Lieutenant, May 14, 1861; transferred to 2d Cavalry August 3, 1861; Captain, July 17, 1862.
Contributor: David Gettman (48274079)
Bio by: Rich H.
29y, "2nd U.S. Cavalry who fell at the head of his Co. near Beverly Ford Virginia"