(1839-1925) Born in Lyons, France. Attended the College of Jolie Clair, near Paris, France. He was a sailor, French Zouave, and sculptor before the Civil War. He enlisted on April 25, 1861, at New York City, as a sergeant, and was mustered into the 5th New York Infantry, Duryee's Zouaves. He was promoted to 2nd lieutenant, September 1, 1861, and 1st lieutenant, July 8, 1862. He was severely wounded in the right shoulder on June 27, 1862, at the battle of Gaines Mill, Va. He was discharged for promotion on November 28, 1862, and commissioned captain, Co. A, 165th New York Infantry. He was promoted to major, September 2, 1863, lieutenant colonel, colonel, and brevet brigadier general, March 13, 1865. He was cited for gallantry at Gaines Mills, Va., and Port Hudson, La. He was discharged on July 26, 1865.
Document Signed: 8 1/4 x 3 1/2, imprinted form, filled out in ink. $4,343.45. Baltimore, July 15th, 1891. Four months after date we promise to pay to the order of Smith, Dixon & Co. Forty three hundred and forty three, 45/Dollars. With interest. Value received. No. 187. Due Nov. 15/18. Felix Agnus. Stamped, Chas. G. Fulton & Co., Manager. Endorsed on the reverse.
Affixed to the back of this check is a 5 1/4 x 8 imprinted document, filled out in ink. Statement, Baltimore, July 1, 1891, In account with Smith, Dixon & Co., filled out with account information. Very fine condition.