Born in NC, moved to Orleans Indiana some time before the war. Only general to serve from Orange county Indiana.
"Served in the Mexican and Civil Wars. Enlisted on July 31 1861. Commissioned an officer in Company G Indiana 24th Infantry. Promoted to Brevet Brig. General on 26 March 1865. a key player in the Battle of Vicksburg. Mustered out on 21 July 1865."
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