; born in Augusta, Me.
, March 21, 1822; graduated at West Point
in 1842, served under Scott
as aide-de-camp to General Patterson
, and after the war was in the adjutant-general
Early in September, 1861, he was made brigadier-general of volunteers, after serving as adjutant-general of the army of General McClellan
in western Virginia
He held the same position under General Meade
In May, 1864, he was made acting inspector-general on Grant
's staff, and in August of that year was brevetted major-general of volunteers for “meritorious services since Gettysburg
” ; also, in March, 1865, was brevetted major-general, United States army, for “gallant and meritorious services during the rebellion.”
He died in Boston
, March 23, 1866.