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" At the outbreak of the Civil War he enlisted as a private in the First New Hampshire Volunteers and was later appointed lieutenant of Co. "
Who's who in Pennsylvania: A Biographical Dictionary of Contemporaries - Page 429
1904
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A Brief History of the United States

Joel Dorman Steele - United States - 1885 - 362 pages
...introduced by the republicans, and was made a law July 24, 1897. class of Allegheny College in 1860 ; but on the outbreak of the Civil War he enlisted as a private in the Union army. Through bravery and meritorious service he rose to the rank of Captain and brevet Major....
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One of a Thousand: A Series of Biographical Sketches of One Thousand ...

John Clark Rand - Digital images - 1890 - 707 pages
...public schools of Marlborough, and at the Commercial College in Worcester. When twenty-one years old, at the outbreak of the civil war, he enlisted as a private in company F, i^th Massachusetts infantry. He was with the army continually, in all of the marches and engagements...
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Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, Volumes 21-23

Entomological Society of Washington - Entomology - 1919
...graduated in pharmacy at Giessen sometime previous to I860, during which year he came to America. Upon the outbreak of the Civil War he enlisted as a private in the 8th New York Volunteers, but was soon afterward transferred to the medical corps as assistant surgeon,...
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The National Cyclopedia of American Biography

United States - 1895
...studied law, and -was admitted to the bar, and previous to the civil war practiced in Syracuse. At the outbreak of the civil war he enlisted as a private in the 12th New York regiment of volunteers, and was later elected captain of company I. In October, 1861,...
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The Columbian Cyclopedia, Volume 1

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1897
...admitted to the bar by the supreme court of Ohio, 1859; and removed to Grand Rapids, Mich., 1860. At the outbreak of the civil war, he enlisted as a private in the 2d Mich. vols. ; 1861, Sep. 2, was commissioned capt. 2d Mich, cav., 1862, Apr. 2, promoted maj.;...
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The International Cyclopedia: A Compendium of Human Knowledge ..., Volume 11

Harry Thurston Peck - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1898
...1843; was educated at Jefferson coll., Penn., and at Princeton and Allegheny theol. seminaries. At the outbreak of the civil war he enlisted as a private in a Penn. regiment, and was mustered out as second lieut., 1805. He was pastor of the Près, church,...
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The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History ..., Volume 9

United States - 1899
...College in that town until 1858, when he became deputy-clerk in the circuit courts of Petlis county. On the outbreak of the civil war, he enlisted as a private in a Confederate cavalry regiment commanded by Col. Bowmau in Raines' division, Missouri state guard,...
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A Brief History of the United States

Joel Dorman Steele, Esther Baker Steele - United States - 1900 - 332 pages
...in the village academy at Poland, O., he entered the junior class of Allegheny College in 1860 ; but on the outbreak of the Civil War he enlisted as a private in the Union army. Through bravery and meritorious service he rose to the rank of Captain and brevet Major....
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Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois, Volume 1

Newton Bateman, Paul Selby - Chicago (Ill.) - 1900 - 608 pages
...(who was a stone-mason) to McLean County, Il1., and worked at the manufacture and laying of brick. At the outbreak of the Civil War he enlisted as a private in the Thirty-third Illinois Infantry, and was dangerously wounded at the assault on Jackson, Miss., in...
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The Publishers Weekly, Volume 57

American literature - 1900
...Gilder, died at his home in Morristown, NJ, on the 5th inst. He was born in Philadelphia, in 1838. At the outbreak of the Civil War he enlisted as a private in the Fifth New York Volunteers, (Duryea's Zouaves;) afterwards he was transferred to the Fortieth New...
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