A soldier in the Civil War in the 50th U.V.M. (Union Volunteers of Massachusetts?). A shoemaker. (Severance, B. Frank. Genealogy and biography of the descendants of Walter Stewart of Scotland and of John Stewart who came to America in 1718 and settled in Londonderry, N.H. Greenfield, Mass. : T. Morey & Son, 1905, pg. 69, 139).