commissioned Captain, February 8, 1863, and was honorably discharged March 5, 1864, on surgeon's certificate of disability. Captain Hervey was seriously injured while on picket in Louisiana. After the war, he held a position in the Mechanics National Bank, for many years. He is now agent for the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company of Milwaukee, Wis.
On account of continuous service he was promoted Captain, Third Mass. Volunteer Cavalry, commissioned March 6th, 1864; was on staff of General Cuvier Grover commanding Second Division Nineteenth Army Corps, as Acting Engineer and Provost Marshal, frorii August, 1863, to December, 1864, and was mustered out at Boston, December 6, 1864, on account of expiration of term of service of Third Company Unattached (Company M), Third Massachusetts Volunteer Cavalry, of which he was Captain. He was afterward commissioned as Second Lieutenant First Massachusetts Battalion Frontier Cavalry, December 27, 1864; was commissioned as Captain First Massachusetts Battalion Frontier Cavalry, December 30, 1864. Captain Rhoades was mustered out of United States service at the close of the war at Read, ville, Mass., June 30, 1865.
He participated in the following engagements: He was in the Army of the Potomac ; at Blackburn's
Ford, Va., July 18, 1861 ; First Bull Run, Va., July 21, 1861. In the Peninsular campaign, he was at the Siege of Yorktown, Va., April and May, 1862 ; at Williamsburg, Va., May 5th, 1862 ; Fair Oaks,Va., May 31, 1862 ; Malvern Hill, Va., August 5, 1862 ; South Mountain, Md., September 14,
1862 ; Antietam, Md., September 17, 1862. While with the 19th Army Corps, Department of the Gulf, he was at Irish Bend, La., April 14th, 1863 ; Siege of Port Hudson, La., May to December, 1863. Captain Rhoades volunteered on the Forlorn Hope, Port Hudson, La. During the Valley Campaign, he was at Opequon, Va., September 19, 1864; Fisher's Hill, Va., September 22, 1864; Winchester, Va., October 19, 1864.
Captain Rhoades left Boston for Ogdensburg, N. Y., February 8, 1865, in command of Company B, First Battalion, Frontier Cavalry, for guard duty on the frontier, and was in command of the Port at Ogdensburg, from March i8th to June 24, 1865, having under his command Companies B, C and D, First Battalion Frontier Cavalry 26th Regiment, New York Volunteer Cavalry. Captain Rhoades returned to Boston at the close of the war, and has for many years been identified with the Boston Custom House. In 1884 he was elected president of the regimental Association.