1835 - He was born on the 27th of May.
1856 - After graduating from Harvard University, he served on the Union side in the American Civil War,
serving initially as a captain in a Massachusetts cavalry regiment.
- He fought with distinction during the Gettysburg Campaign, where his company was heavily engaged at
the Battle of Aldie.
1865 - He received the brevet rank of brigader-general in the Regular Army.
1884 - He was president of the Union Pacific Railroad for six yaers.
1915 - He died on the 20th of May.
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