; born in St. Louis, Mo.
, Sept. 13, 1836; received a public school education, and studied law; served through the Civil War
; took part in the battles of Wilson's Creek
, Kenesaw Mountain
, and others; aide-de-camp
to General Schofield
in 1862-66 and 1867-85; served in Cuba
during the American-Spanish War
, taking part in the battle at San Juan Hill
and in the capture of Santiago
; was promoted brigadier-general, United States army, Jan. 7, 1899, and retired at his own request, Jan. 18, 1899.
He is the author of Battle of Wilson's Creek, Mo.
; Death of General Lyon
; Battles and leaders of the Civil War
; and Lyon's campaign in Missouri
in the Journal
of the Ohio Commandery
, Loyal Legion, vol.