Of music Boston Public Schools, 1851-1858. Choir director, music teacher, Norfolk, Virginia, 1858-1861. Organist North Congregational Church, Hartford, Connecticut, 1858-1861.
Commissioned captain calvary United States Army, 1862, served in Army of Potomac, 1862-1865. Returned to Boston, 1865, composed pieces for use in church. Taught music, 1865-1868.
Appointed 1st director Peabody Institute, conservatory in Baltimore, 1868. Active as choral director and composer, Boston, 1871-1875. Composer (opera) Omano (presented in Boston), 1858.
(compositions for church services) Ave Maria, Te Deum and Jubilate, Two Masses (1867), The Standard Singing School (1868). Compiler: (with Benjamin F. Baker) The Haydn Collection of Church Music, 1850. The Union Glee Book, 1852.