(?-1903) His pre war military career began as a private in the Marine Artillery of Providence, Rhode Island. He later attended Brown University where he raised a company aptly named, the "Brown University Guards," and subsequently received a staff appointment from William Sprague, Governor of Rhode Island. Served as a member of the 7th New York Regiment, and during the Civil War he served in the 12th New York Regiment, as lieutenant colonel, and colonel. Promoted to brigadier general in 1865.
Wet plate, albumen carte de visite photograph, mounted to 2 3/8 x 4 card. Half view seated pose in uniform with rank of brigadier general. Backmark: J. Loeffler's Photographic Gallery, Staten Island, N.Y., with 2 cents revenue tax stamp. Light age toning and edge wear. Sharp image. Very fine. Identified by noted Civil War photo historian Roger Hunt, editor of Brevet Brigadier Generals in Blue, and Colonels in Blue. Scarce.