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.