Civil War hero, Union Army colonel, who lead troops at Murfreesboro, Shiloh, Franklin and Nashville. Was also with Sherman during the Atlanta campaign. Later became Allen County Sheriff and served as Mayor of Fort Wayne for 6 terms. Recognized for many municipal accomplishments and for having left $133,000 remaining in the city's treasury at the time of his retirement.
Headstone location: Lindenwood Cemetery, Ft. Wayne, Allen County, Indiana
Headstone Photo courtesy of Jim Cox
*Allen County Historical Scrapbook
**Contribution compliments of Jim Cox, Ft. Wayne, Indiana