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June. Ordered to Pacific Coast.

September. Stationed at Columbia Barracks (Fort Vancouver).


August 5. Full captain.

October. Stationed at Fort Humboldt.


July 31, 1854. Resigned from the army, and was in civil life first at St. Louis and finally at Galena, Illinois.


April 18. Was made chairman of a meeting at Galena to raise volunteers. Vainly sought a commission in the army until

June 16. Was appointed colonel of the Twenty-first Illinois Volunteers.

August 7. Brigadier-general of volunteers, dating from May 17.

September 4. Occupied Cairo.

September 6. Occupied Paducah.

November 7. Was defeated at Belmont.

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