After graduating, he decided to enter the army, and in September, 1864, he
enlisted as a private in Company K, Fourth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers. He spent
the Fall of 1864 in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, and the following Winter in
Petersburg, Virginia. He was mustered out of the Service on July 18, 1865. He went
immediately to Green Bay, Wisconsin, where he became Principal of the High School,
and continued to occupy that position for two years. During this time, he also pursued
the study of law with John C. Neville, Esq., of Green Bay, and was admitted to the bar
of Wisconsin in April, 1868. He commenced the practice of his profession immediately at
Green Bay, forming a copartnership with John C. Neville, Esq., under the firm name of
Neville & Tracy. After several years, the partnership was dissolved, and he has since
been alone, devoting himself to his profession. He has succeeded in building up a very
successful and lucrative practice.
He has been twice elected District Attorney of Brown County, of which Green
Bay is the county seat. He resigned his position soon after entering upon his second
term, preferring to devote his attention to his private practice.
His religious preferences are Congregational. In politics, he is a Liberal
He was married September 18, 1869, to Miss Sarah J. Moore, of Plattsburg, New
York. They have had five children: Caroline Weed, born June 20, 1870; Mary Harris,
born August 11, 1872; Margaret Standish, born October 11, 1875; Catherine Jay, born
October 11, 1878, and John Evarts, born September 2, 1880.
Caroline Weed died September 3, 1876.
of the Class of '64 in Dartmouth College" complied by
John C. Webster, Shepard & Johnston, Printers, 1884,