July 4, 1826 - July 13, 1866

Richmond, Kentucky

Civil War Union Brevet Major General, US Congressman. He served in the Mexican War as a Lieutenant in the 1st Regiment, Kentucky Volunteer Infantry. After the war, he was admitted to the bar in 1852 and commenced the practice of law in Covington, Kentucky. He was a member of the State House of Representatives, 1861 to 1863. During that time, he served in the Civil War as Colonel of the 4th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteer Cavalry and was promoted Brigadier General in July, 1862. He resigned in March, 1863, when he was elected as an Unconditional Unionist to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses, serving until 1866. For his war service, he was brevetted Major General of US Volunteers. In July 1866, he was appointed Governor of Montana Territory by President Johnson and served until he resigned in April, 1869