Born: November 19 1831, Cuyahoga City OH
Died: September 19 1881, Elberon NJ
Pre-War Profession: Farm worker, teacher, lawyer, politician
War Service: August 1861 helped recruit 42nd Ohio – Lt. Col., November 1861 Col., served in Kentucky, January 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded 20th Bde/6th Divn at Shiloh, advance on Corinth, chief of staff to Rosecrans, Chickamauga, September 1863 promoted Maj. Gen. of Volunteers, elected to Congress.
Post War Career: US congressman, US President (Shot by an assassin that resulted in death after receiving poor medical care).