Research Northerners who resigned their service in protest of the war

UncleBourbon

Private
Joined
Sep 4, 2019
Location
Massachusetts
I had previously heard of Lieutenant Colonel Isaac Hull Wright; a Boston Democrat born in 1814 who commanded the 1st Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment during the Mexican-American War after Caleb Cushing's promotion.
After the Mexican-American War he became a Boston Naval Agent and remained active in militia affairs until the start of the Civil War, when he returned to civilian life due to his opposition of it.

I was wondering if there were any similar cases of Northern Officers or enlisted men who resigned their service in protest of the war, but didn't go down South to serve the Confederacy?

Isaac Hull Wright on FindaGrave
Brief history of the Massachusetts Regiment during the Mexican-American War
 

Joshism

2nd Lieutenant
Joined
Apr 30, 2012
Location
Jupiter, FL
There was a career Army officer from Maryland whose name escapes me. He resigned in 1861 to avoid serving in the war. He didn't join the Confederacy, but rather became a civil engineer in Baltimore.
 
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