History. Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1840, to July 1, 1844,
when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to
Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th
Artillery, July 1, 1844.
garrison at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 1844, -- Ft. Monroe, Va., 1844-45; in
Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; and in the War with Mexico
(Second Lieut., 4th
Artillery, June 18, 1846)
1846-47, being engaged in
the Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,
(First Lieut., 2d
Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847)
Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar.
9-29, 1847, -- and Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847.
Resigned, May 29, 1847.
-- Asst. Engineer of Louisville and Frankfort, and of Lexington and
Frankfort Railroad, Ky., 1847-50. Superintendent of Lexington and Frankfort
Railroad, Ky., 1850-72, -- and of Louisville and Frankfort Railroad, Ky.,
1855-72. Member of Military Board of the State of Kentucky, for the
organization of its quota of Volunteers for the suppression of the
Rebellion, May, 1861, to Feb., 1862. Receiver of the Louisville,
Cincinnati, and Lexington Railroad, Ky., 1873-75.
Died, Jan. 18, 1876, at
Cincinnati, O.: Aged 52.