; born in Newark, O.
, Feb. 19, 1827; graduated at West Point
Early in 1861 he was quartermaster on General Patterson
's staff, and in October became colonel of the 76th Ohio Volunteers.
He was at the capture of Fort Donelson
and in the battle of Shiloh
In the Southwest
, after July, 1862, he commanded a brigade in the 15th Corps, performing gallant service at Arkansas
Post (see Hindman, Fort
). He was in nearly all the battles around Vicksburg
in 1863, and was made brigadier-general in August of that year.
He commanded and led a brigade in the contests on Lookout Mountain
and Missionary Ridge
, and in the Atlanta campaign
he was conspicuous.
In the campaign through Georgia
to the sea, and through the Carolinas, he led a division of Osterhaus
In March, 1865, he was brevetted major-general, United States army, and in 1874 was promoted colonel of the 2d United States Infantry and retired.
He died in Newark, O.
, Feb. 26, 1885.