War Between the States

War Date Autograph Endorsement Signed

(1828-96) Born in Huntingdon County, Pa., he was a lawyer by occupation. He enlisted on September 6, 1861, as 1st lieutenant, and was commissioned into the field and staff as adjutant of the 59th New York Infantry. He was discharged on March 26, 1862, and promoted to Captain & A.A.G. He served as A.A.G. on the staff of General Henry W. Wessells; promoted to Major & A.A.G., on August 12, 1863, and served on the staff of General Robert C. Schenck, and served as Acting Assistant Provost Marshal General, in Delaware and Maryland; promoted to Colonel, on February 12, 1864, and Principal Assistant to the Provost Marshal General; and Brevet Brigadier General, on March 30, 1865, for faithful and meritorious services in the recruitment of the armies of the United States. He mustered out of the service on August 26, 1866. After the war he served as Register of U.S. Treasury, 1868-69.

War Date Autograph Endorsement Signed: 3 1/4 x 2 1/4, in ink. Head Quarters, 8th Army Corps, Baltimore, March 22, 1863. Respectfully returned disapproved, By Order of Maj. Genl. Schenck, N.L. Jeffries, A.A.G.

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