Darius Nash Couch Edit Profile
Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1846.
Served as Second lieutenant 4th Artillery, United States Army at Battle of Buena Vista during Mexican War. Commissioned First lieutenant, 1847. Stationed on Atlantic coast, 1847-1853, 55.
On leave of absence to make zoological expedition to Northern Mexico, 1853-1854. Resigned commission, 1855. Commissioned colonel 7th Massachusetts Infantry, United States Volunteers, 1861, promoted brigadier general, 1861, major general, 1862.
Served in Peninsular campaign. Participated in battles of Fair Oaks, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and Nashville. In charge of ceremonies consecrating national cemetery at Gettysburg (Pennsylvania) 1863.
Resigned commission 1865. Collector Port of Boston. President of a mining and manufacturing company.
Quartermaster and adjutant general of Conn.
Served as Second lieutenant 4th Artillery, United States Army at Battle of Buena Vista during Mexican War.
Married Mary Caroline Crocker, August 31, 1854.