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wing engagements, including the battle of Cold Harbor. Subsequently he was in command of a battalion of three batteries on the Petersburg lines until the explosion of the Crater, when he was desperately wounded, causing his disability until February, 1865. On returning to duty he was assigned to the command of heavy artillery at Chapin's Bluff until the evacuation. On the retreat he marched in command of his artillery force as infantry, 500 strong, until ordered to turn over his men to Major Styles and assist Colonel Hardaway with his command of light artillery, with which he was surrendered at Appomattox. While in command at Chapin's Bluff he was recommended for promotion by General Lee, but never received his commission. After the close of hostilities he was variously employed, mainly in farming, until 1877, when he was appointed treasurer of Richland county, an office to which he was re-elected three times. During the administration of President Cleveland and for several mont