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He was a Lieutenant on the Sudbury muster roll of 1775; he marched on the Lexington alarm from Sudbury to Cambridge. He. was in Captain in. A. Wheeler's Company, Colonel. E. Howe's regiment, as 2d Lieutenant, commissioned 5 July, 1776; also, enlisted 20 Oct., 1779, as 2nd Lieutenant, in Captain. A. Cranston's Company., Colonel. Denny's regiment.
He enlisted 25 Nov 1863 for three years. On 4 Jan 1864 he mustered into the 57th Regiment Company B Massachusetts Volunteers. He was wounded in left arm at the battle of Spottsylvania Virginia on 1 May 1864, and was discharged at Washington D.C, 10 Jun 1865, on account of disability caused by wound.
He entered the Union Army in the fall of 1862 as a Corporal in the 39th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment. In September 1863 he took an examination and was commissioned lieutenant in the 4th Regiment Infantry U. S. Colored Troops. His first service was in Maryland and northern Virginia. After joining the Colored Regiments he served under General B. F. Butler on the Virginia Peninsula. He was hospitalized for a short time late in 1863, owing to a leg wound received when one of his soldiers accidentally discharged a musket. He was mortally wounded on June 15, 1864 in the attack on the Confederate lines near Petersburg.
Enlisted on the eve of the firing on Fort Sumter, as Corporal, Co. B, 13th Mass Vols Wounded at Antietam and discharged. Re-enlisted as 1st Lieutenant Co C, 3d Mass Heavy Artillery, 1863 A.A.Q.M. 3d Brigade Hardin's Div, 22d A.C. from Apr to Oct, 1864. Captain, Co C, 3d Mass. Art., Oct., 1864; Judge Advocate Gen, Court Martial in Fort Stevens, D.C, Jun and Jul, 1865 commanded Fort Mahan, D.C, fall to spring, 1864-65 mustered out, Oct, 1865 retired, disabled by wounds.
He was a private in Captain Edmund Brigham's Company of Minute-men,Major General Ward's regiment, which marched on the alarm of April 19 1775. He was in Captain Todd's Company, Colonel Craft's Regiment of Artillery, from North Brookfield, from February 1 to May 8, 1776.
He enlisted as a Private on 5 August 1862 at the age of 32. He enlisted in Company C, 24th Infantry Regiment Michigan on 15 Aug 1862.Transferred into Company 9th, 2nd Battalion, Regiment U.S. Veteran Reserve Corps on 15 May 1864. He was wounded 15 May 1864 at Gettysburg and transferred out of Company C, 24th Infantry Regiment Michigan on 15 May 1864. He was discharged from Company 9th, 2nd Battn Regiment U.S. Veteran Reserve Corps on 6 Aug 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky.
He enlisted 23 Nov 1863 for three years. On 4 Jan 1864 he mustered into the 57th Regiment Company B Massachusetts Volunteers..He was wounded before Petersburg, 24 June 1864 in left foot, and was discharged at Worcester Massachusetts 26 June 1865, at the close of war.
He was commissioned as 1st Lieutenant in the Sanitary Corps, psychological service Oct. to Dec 1917 at Camp Dix. He was then assigned to Surgeon General's office in Washington DC with the group of psychologists revising army examinations. Jan to Mar 1918 he was at Camps Meade, Lee and Gordon, for psychological experiments. in Apr he was commissioned 1st Lieutenant in the Tank Corps, but did not go across to France.
Analyzing data from the Army tests he came to the conclusion that the white race was of superior intelligence. He wrote about this in his book; A Study of American Intelligence, Princeton University Press, 1923. Though he later retracted his views on the intellectual superiority and specifically disowned the book.
He was appointed fourth sergeant in captain Jonathan Wheeler's foot company, second regiment, second brigade and seventh division. He was promoted to captain. He resigned his commission as captain 20 Jan 1809.
He was a student at the Springfield, Massachusetts Y. M. C. A. College was recommended by the President of the College to receive training that he might become an instructor in the College in the fall of 1918. He enlisted in the U.S. Army July 28 1918 was sent to Plattsburg Barracks for instruction; while there was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant. On September 20 he reported for duty at first station Student's Army Training Corps at Long Island College Hospital
Brooklyn, New York. He remained there until unit was disbanded Nov 8 1918. He received special orders to report without delay at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at Troy New York on Nov 11. He was an instructor there until the Student's Army Training Corps was disbanded Dec 18, He was discharged Dec 23 1918.
He enlisted 14 July 1862, for three years. On 31 July 1862 He mustered into the 34th Regiment, Company C, Massachusetts Volunteers. He was promoted corporal. He was discharged, in the field, 14 Jan 1865 so that he might accept promotion to 1st lieutenant in 25th U. S. Colored Troops; and was afterward made captain.
He served in the Spanish War, on U. S. S. Prairie, as Senior Watch and Division Officer on blockade of Cuba and Porto Rico.. He was in engagement resulting in the destruction of Spanish S. S. Alphonso XII., near Mariel, 5 July, 1898. He was commissioned Lieutenant U. S. N., 23 April, 1898; resigned 28 Sept.
He enlisted 29 1861 for three years. On 16 Jul 1861 he mustered into the 13th Regiment Company K Massachusetts Volunteers. He was discharged in the field, 23 May 1862, by reason of disability. Afterward he served 22 months in Brigade Band, Corps d'Afrique, stationed in Louisiana.