Arthur E. Collins

Walking tour stop 20 of 28

Arthur Collinsb. Jan. 6, 1842, d. Jan. 8, 1929, 87 years. Sec. 2-178. As a Sergeant Major in the 22nd Michigan Infantry, Arthur Collins fought and was wounded at Chickamauga, captured and sent to Andersonville. While in captivity, Sergeant Major Collins, a fine craftsman, made masonic emblems and other items out of bone. His father was an officer in the British Army and Arthur was born in Malta. On returning to Rochester after the Civil War, he opened a grocery store and a bank (321 Main St.)