formerly for 40 years an officer of the Coast and Geodetic
Survey, died on February 9, at his home in Portland, Maine,
in the eighty-sixth year of his age. He was born in Portland,
July 4, 1833. Graduated from Brown University with the degree
of Ph.D. in 1854. He entered the Survey as an aide, October
1, 1855; was made a sub-assistant June 1, 1863, and an assistant
July 1, 1869.
At the beginning of the Civil War he served with the Port
Royal expedition under Commodore Dupont in 1861 and from December
1862, under General Barnard on the fortifications near Washington,
and afterwards served under other assignments with the Army.
At the close of the war he was serving as topographical engineer
with relative rank of major. He retired from the Survey August
18, 1894, and afterwards served as engineer of the Chickamauga
C&GS Bulletin, 2/1919