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gaged at the crossing of the Opequan, and in the action at Lacey's Springs.
Colonel 22d New- York Cavalry, Ja;nuary, 1865. Commanding Cavalry
Brigade in the Valley of Virginia, May to August, 1865. Brevet First
Lieutenant TJ. S. Army, for gallant and meritorious services at the battle
of first Bull Run, Va. Brevet Captain TJ. S. Army, for gallant and merito-
rious services at the battles of Hanover Court-House and Malvern Hill,
Va. Brevet Major TJ. S. Army, for gallant and meritorious se.rvices at the
battle of Bristoe Station, Va. Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel TJ. S. Army, for
gallant and meritorious services during the war. Regimental Adjutant,
December, 1867, At headquarters of regimeht, at Eichmond, Va., and
Fort Jefferson, Tortugas, Fla., from — ^ to — . Eegimental Adjutant, at
Eichmondj Va., from — to February, 1869. At Fort Adams, E. I., from
February, 1869, to —



HENEY I. EEILLY.

[Bom in Irdound. — Appointed from tlie Army.]

Military History. — Private 5th TJ. S. Artillery, September, 1864.
Corporal 5th TJ. S. Artillery, November, 1865. Sergeant 5th TJ. S. ArtU-



MILITARY BEGOBD. 221

lery, March, 1866. Second Lieutenant 5th. U; S. Artillery, Dectmher,
1866, . At Fort Jefferson, Tortugas, Fla., to March, and at Key West,
Fla., to September, 1867. Volunteered his. services during the yellow
fever epidemic, at Tortugas, Fla. Commanding battery. Fort Jefferson,
Tortugas, Fla., September, 1867, to Jamiary, 1868. Post Adjutant, Fort
Jefferson, to June, 1868. Post Adjutant, Key West, Fla., to October,
1868. First Lieutenant 5th U. S. Artillery, September, 1868. ^^^ith
light battery of regiment, Washington, D. C, from November, 1868, to —

Naval History. — Enlisted in the U. S. Navy, February, 1863. Joined
the Mississippi squadron at Cairo, 111., and engaged running the batteries
at Vicksburg, action at Grand Gulf, first Ped-Eiver exJpeditipn, and bom-
bardment of Vicksburg, Miss., from June to July, 1863, the date of its
surrender. Discharged, February, 1864.



FEANKLIN M. PING.

{Bom in New Torh. — Appointed fronn the Army.l

Military History. — Enlisted in the U. S. Army, September, 1862.
Assigned to Horse Battery in the 2d U. S. Artillery, and engaged in the
Cavalry operations, Army of the Potomac, under Generals Pleasanton,
Buford, Stoneman, Kilpatrick, Custer, and Sheridan. In the operations in
the Shenandoah Valley, and engaged at the battles of Five Forjjs, SaUors'
Creek, and capitulation of Appomattox Court-House, Va. Second Lieu-
tenant 2d TJ. S. Artillery, May, 1865. First Lieutenant 2d U. S. Artil-
lery, March, 1866. At the post of Aloatraz Island, Cal., from — to —



BENJAMIN F. PITTENHOTJSE.

[Born in Pennsylvania. — Appointed from District of Oohimbia.]

Military History. — Second Lieutenant 5th TJ. S. Artillery, May, 1861.
Recruiting duty in Pennsylvania and Ohio, to October, 1861. Engaged at
the siege of Corinth, Miss., and campaign of General Buell through Missis-
sippi, Alabama, Tennessee, and Kentucky. First Lieutenant 5th U. S.
Artillery, July, 1862. Engaged at the battles of Fredericksburg, Va.,
Chancellorsville, guarding fords of the Rappahannock, and battle of Gettys-
burg. Commanding battery, July, 1863, to June, 1864. Engaged at the
hattle of Rappahannock Station, operations at Mine Run, battles of the
WUdemess, Laurel Hill, Po River, Spottsylvania Court-House, North
Anna, Bethesda Church (in reserve at the battle of Cold Harbor), and
siege of Petersburg, Va. Chief of Artillery, General Ayer's Division, 5th
Corps Army of the Potomac, June 10 to June 19, 1864. Severely wounded
in front of Petersburg, June 19, 1864. Mustering duty, Chicago, 111.,
November, 1864, to May, 1865. Mustering out paroled prisoners of war,
at Annapolis, Md., May to July, 1865. With battery at Fort Jefferson,
Tortugas, Fla., November, 1865, to April, 1867. Commanding post of
Key West, Fla., April 15 to May 15, 1867. Brevet Captain U. S.



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Army, for gaUant conduct at the battle of Bethesda Church, Va. Brevet
Major TJ. S. Army, for gallant and meritorious services during the war.
Commanding company at the post, and ArtUlery School TJ. S. Army, from
June, 1867, to May, 1869. At Fort Sullivan, Bastport, Me., from May,
1869, to —



JAMES M. EOBEE.TSON.

[Bom in Ifew HamvpsMre. — Appointed fTom flie Army.}

MiLiTAKY History. — Private 2d TJ. S. Artillery, December, 1838. Re-
enlisted, 1843. Quartermaster-Sergeant of regiment. In the war with
Mexico, and engaged at the siege of Vera Cruz, battles of Churubusco,
Molino-del-E«y, Chapultepec, action of Gareta San Cosme, and assault and
capture of the City of Mexico. Acted as Commissary Sergeant of Subsis-
tence for Worth's Division. Brevet Second Lieutenant 2d TJ. S. Artillery,
June, 1848. Second Lieutenant 2d U. S. ArtUlery, June, 1848. In Florida
during the Indian troubles, 1849 to 1853. First Lieutenant 2d TJ. S. Ar-
tillery, 1853. At Fort Monroe, Va., to 1854. In Florida, to 1857. At
Forts Brady, Mich., and Snelling, Minn., to March, 1858. "With ligkt
battery of regiment, to 1860. At Plattsburg Barracks, N. Y., March, 1860,
to January, 1861. At Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Md., Washington, D. C,
and Fort Hamilton, New- York Harbor, to April, 1861. On Santa Rosa
Island, to January, 1862. Engaged in the defence of Fort Pickens, and
bombardment of the Pensacola Navy- Yard. Captain 2d TJ. S. Artil-
lery, May, 1861. Joined battery at Washington, D. C, February, 1862.
In the Peninsular campaign, and engaged at the actions of Slatftrsville,
Ghickahbminy, Mechanicsville, Meadow Bridge, battles of Gaines' Mill, Mal-
vern Hill, and action of Malvern Hill. Engaged covering retreat from
Fairfax Court-Ho\ise to Alexandria, actions of Fairfax Court-House,
Poolesville, Cococton Pass, battle of South Mountain, action of Sharps-
burg, battle of Antietam, actions of Shepherdstown, Charlestown, and
Warrenton. Commsmding Brigade of Horse Artillery. Engaged in Stone-
man's raid, April to May, 1863, battles of Beverly Ford, Gettysburg, action
of Culpepper Court-House, battles of Todd's Tavern, Spottsylvania Court-
House, actions of Yellow Tavern, Hawes' Shop, Old Church, defence of the
government supplies at White-House Landing, and action of Jones' Bridge.
Inspecting government horses, St. Louis, Mo., August, 1864, to January,-
1865. Commanding Horse Artillery Brigade, Pleasant Yalley, Va., and
Bladensburg, Md., to September, 1865. En route to and at Monterey, Cal.
Brevet Major TJ. S. Army, for gallant and meritorious services at the battle-
Gaiaes' MUl, Va. Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel TJ. S. Army, for gallant and
meritorious services at the battle of Gettysburg, Penn. Brevet Colonel
U. S. Army, for gaUant and meritorious services at the battle of Cold Har-
bor, Va. Brevet Brigadier-General TJ. S. Army, for distinguished services
while Chief of Horse Artillery, attached to the Cavalry Corps of the Army
of the Potomac, during the campaign from May to August, 1864, including
the battles of the Wilderness, Cold Harbor, Hawes' Shop, and Trevillian
Station, Va. Commanding post of Alcatraz Island, Cal., from February,
1868. to —



MILITARY REGOSD. 223

EREDERICK ROBINSON.

[Bom in Irdcmd. — Appointed from the Army.]

iiliLiTARY History. — JEnlisted and was assigned to the 4th TJ. S. Artil-
lery, September, 1849. Served at Fort Myers, IJla., Pascagoula, Miss.,
New Orleans, La., Fort Columbus, New- York Harbor, Fort Johnson, N.
C, and Fort Brady, Mich. Discharged, September, 1854. Re-enlisted at
West Point, N. Y., August, 1858. En route with Griffin's Battery, to
Washington, D. C, January, 1861. Engaged at the battle of first Bull
Run, Va. Transferred to the 5th TJ. S. Artillery, July, 1861. Engaged
at the siege of Yorktown, battles of Hanover Court-House, Gaines' Mill,
Malvern Hill, second Bull Rim, and Antietam. Second Lieutenant 5th
U. S. Artillery, October, 1862. Engaged at the battle of Fredericksburg,
and with the 9th Corps in Kentucky, to the spring of 1863. Joined Army
of the Potomac, August, 1863. Engaged at the battle of Rappahannock
Station, operations at Mine Run, battles of the Wilderness, Spottsylvania,
Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Winchester, and Cedar Creek, Va. First Lieu-
tenant 5th TJ. S. Artillery, July, 1866. At Fort Jefferson, Tortugas, Fla.,
November, 1865, to July, 1867. Brevet First Lieutenant U. S. Army, for
gallant and meritorious services at the battle of Cold Harbor, Ya. Brevet
Captain XJ. S. Army, for gallant and meritorious services at the battle of
Cedar Creek, Va. At Barrancas Barracks, Fla., from July, 1867, to —

Civil Histoky. — School-Teacher, Illinois, September, 1854, to August,
1858.

JOHN W. RODER.

[Bom in Missouri. — Appointed from the Army.']

Military History. — Served as an enlisted man in the U. S. Army.
At Santa Rosa Island, Fla., and engaged in the defence of Fort Pickens,
Fla., during the bombardment, November, 1861, and January, 1862. In
General Stoneman's raid, and engaged at the actions of Aldie and Upper-
ville, Va. Brevet Second Lieutenant 2d TJ. S. Artillery, October, 1862;
Engaged at the battle of Gettysburg, actions of Boonsboro, Williamsportj
and Brandy Station. Second Lieutenant 4th U. S. Artillery, November,
1863. Commanding battery, and engaged at the action of Locust Grove,
battles of Po River, Spottsylvania, North Anna, Tolopotomy, and Cold
Harbor, Va. First Lieutenant 4th TJ. S. Artillery, July, 1864. Engaged
at the actions of Deep Bottom, battles of Boydtown Plank-Road, siege of
Petersburg, battles of Hatcher's Run and Sailor's Creek, Va. Adjvitant
4th TJ. S. Artillery, March, 1865. Brevet Captain TJ. S. Army, for gallant
and meritorious conduct at the battles of the Boydtown Plank-Road, Va.
Brevet Major TJ. S. Army, for gallant and meritorious conduct at the battle
of Sailor's Creek, Va. At Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Md., from — to —



EDMUND K. RUSSELL.

[Born in Jfew YorJc. — Appointed from Jfew Torh.]

Military History. — Second Lieutenant 67th New- York Volunteers,
June, 1861. First Lieutenant 67th New-York Volimteers, April, 1862.,



224 MILITABT BEGOBD.

Engaged in the Yirgima Peniasular campaign. In reserve at the battle of
Ctantilly. Engaged at the action of Williamsport, Md., and battles of
Marye's Heights and, Salem, Heights, crossing of the Rappahannock, and
battle of Gettysburg. Captain 6?th New-York Volunteers, May, 1^63.
Assistant Commissary of Subsistence, 6th Corps Army of the Potomac, July,
.1863. As such, and Aide-de-Camp, engaged at the battle of Eappa,hannock
Station, General Grant's Virginia campaign, and siege of Petersburg, Va.,
to July, 1864. Transfen-ed to the 65th New-York Volunteers. With the
6th Corps Army of the Potomac, in front of Washington, D. C, during
the repulse of the rebel General Early. In Sheridan's Valley campaign, and
in the terminating campaign of the Army of the Potomac, to the surrender
of General Lee. Major 65th New-York Volunteers, July, 1865. Second
Lieutenant 1st T7. 8. Artillery, August, 1866. At Fort Wadsworth, New-
York Harbor, to December, 1867. First Lieutenant 1st TJ. S. Artillery,
August, 1867. With light battery, at Brownsville, Tex., from 1868, to —



JOSEPH P. SANGER

[Born in Michigan. — Appointed from Michigcm.']

Military History. — Second Lieutenant 1st Michigan Volunteers, April,
1861. At Fort Wayne, Mich. Present at the occupation of Alexandria,
Va., May, 1861. Adjutant of regiment, from May to August, 1861, and
engaged at the first battle of Bull Run. Second Lieutenant 1st U. S. Ar-
tillery, August, 1861. With Battery of the 4th U. S. Artillery, 8th Corps,
September to October, 1861. First Lieutenant 1st U. S. ArtUlery, October,
1861. Adjutant Fort Monroe, Va., to December, 1861. Commanding
section of Battery of the 4th TJ. S. Artillery, and Chief of Artillery, New-
port News, December to March, 1862. Engaged in repulsing the attack of
the rebel ram Merrimac. Adjutant and Assistant Commissary of Subsis-
tence, Fort Monroe, Va., March to October, 1862. In the Department of
the South, to March, 1864. Commanding Battery 1st XJ. S. Artillery, and
Acting Assistant Inspector-General, at Beaufort, S. C, and engaged in the
operations against Forts Wagner and Gregg, S. C. Acting Assistant In-
spector-General, Department of the South, and engaged in General Sey-
mour's Florida campaign, to April, 1864. Commanding light battery of
the 3d U. S. Artillery, April to May, 1864. Engaged at the battles of
Proctor's Creek and Bermuda Hundred, Va. (wounded). Commanding
Battery 1st IT. S. Artillery, May to September, 1864. Engaged in the
advance on Petersburg, battles of Fuzzel's Mills, Deep Bottom, and siege of
Petersburg, Va. On general recruiting service, January to July, 1865.
Acting Adjutant, Governor's Island, New-York Harbor, to January, 1866.
Adjutant 1st U. S. Artillery, January, 1866. At Fort Hamilton, New-
York Harbor, January, 1868. Acting Assistant Adjutant-General District
of the St. Lawrence, during Fenian disturbances, June 7 to 26, 1866.
Recorder of Retiring Board, New-York City, September, 1867, to January,
1868. Brevet Captain U. S. Army, for gallant and meritorious services in
action at Bermuda Hundred, Va. Brevet Major U. S. Army, for gallant
and meritorious services at the battle of Fuzzel s Mills, Va. -Adjutant of
the Artillery School IT. S. Army, and post of Fort Monroe, Va., from
February, 1868, and Recorder of the Board to Revise the U. S. ArtUlery
Tactics, from August, 1868, to —



MILITARY BSUOHD. 2^b

THOMAS M. SAUNDERS.
[Bam, in Yirgimia. — Appainted from Virginia.}

Military Histoey. — Second Lieutenant 3d TJ. S. Artillery, June, 1856.
At Umpqua City, O. T., September, 1856, to March, 1858. At Bernadino,
Oal., to April, 1858. Fort Yuma, Cal, May to December, 1858. First
Lieutenant 3d U. S. Artillery, October, 1858. At Fort Monroe, Va., April
to June, 1860. Captain 3d TJ. S. Artillery, November, 1861. Joiaed
Army of the Potomac, November, 1861. Duty performed from November,
1861, to January, 1863, unknown at regimental headquarters. Musteriug
Officer, St. Paul, Miim., January to November, 1863. Provost-Marshal-
General State of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minn., November, 1863, to January,
1864. Died at St. Paul, Minn., January 20, 1864.



J. ESTCOTJET SAWYER.

[Bom in District of Columbia. — Appointed from New Jersey.}

MiLiTAKY Histoey. — Second Lieutenant 5th IT. S. Artillery, November,
1867. At Columbia, S. C, to July, 1868. Adjutant post of Little Rock,
Ark., August to November, 1868. With light battery of regiment, at
Little Rock, Ajk., from November, 1868, to —



CHARLES SIMON.

[Bom in Oermamy. — Appointed from thArmy.}

Military Histoey. — Served as an enlisted man in the IT. S. Army.
Second Lieutenant 5th TJ. S. Artillery, October, 1862. Engaged in General
Grant's campaign, in front of Richmond _ and Petersburg, Va. Acting
Assistant Quartermaster, and Assistant Commissary of Subsistence, Key
West, Fla., December, 1865. First Lieutenant 5th TJ. S. Artillery, March,
1866. Brevet Captain TJ. S. Army, for gallant and meritorious services at
the battle of Cold Harbor, Va. Died at Key West, Fla., March 7, 1867.



JOHN H. SMITH.

[Bffm in England. — Appointed from the Army.}

Military Histoey. — Enlisted in the TJ. S. Army, January, 1854. As-
signed to the 2d TJ. S. Artillery. In Florida, and engaged scouting Indians,
to 1857. Sergeant 2d U. S. Artillery. In Boston Harbor, to 1858. In
Minnesota, to 1860, and engaged against hostUe Indians. At the Artillery
School of Practice, Fort Monroe, Va., to May, 1861. Joined battery, and
engaged at the battle of Gaines' Mill, action of Turkey Bend, battle of
Malvern Hill, covering retreat after the battle of second Bull Run, action
of Middleto-wn, battle of Antietam, action of Shepherdstown, and battle of
Gettysburg. Second Lieutenant 2d U. S. Artillery, August, 1863. With

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226 MILITARY BBOOSD.

Battery of the 4tli U. S. Artillery, to Jamuary, 1864. Engaged at the
actions of Btickland Mills, Brandy Station, Raccoon Ford, and operations at
Mine Eun, Va. At Fort Pickens, Fla. First Lieutenant 2d TJ. S. Artil-
lery, June, 1864. At Camp Barry, Washington, D. C. Brevet Captain
U. S. Army, for gallant and meritorious services during the war. At Fort
SteUacoom, "W. T., from — to —



VALENTINE H. STONE.

[Bom inKmiuehy. — Appmited from India/na.']

MiLiTABY HiSTOET. — First Lieutenant 5th TJ. S. Artillery, May, 1861.
On recruiting duty, Octoher, 1861, to March, 1862. With battery on the
Peninsula, before Yorktown, Va., Warrenton, Va., and Culpepper Court-
House, to October, 1863. Engaged at the actions of White-Oak Bridge,
and crossing of the Chickahominy. On recruiting duty, to November, 1864.
With battery at Camp Eussell, Va., and Yorktown, Va. Commanding
battery before Petersburg, Va., and in the final campaign of the Army of
the Potoma'c. Commanding batteries of - the 5th TJ. S. Artillery, in the
defeat of the rebel attack on Fort Steadman, Va. Commanding battery at
Fort Monroe, Va., to April, 1867. Captain 5th TJ. S. ArtUlery, July,- 1866.
CoDunanding battery, and post of Fort Jefferson, Fla., May to September,
1867. Brevet Captain and Major TJ. S. Army, for gallant and meritorious
services during the war. Died of " yeUow fever, at Key West, Fla., Sep-
tember 25, 1867.



FEANCK E. TAYLOE.

[Bom in District of OdhimMa. — Appointed from District of Oolmnbia.']

MiLiTABY HiSTOKY. — Second Lieutenant 1st TJ. S. Artillery, August,
1861. Comananding company 1st TJ. S. Artillery, and engaged in repelling
the rebel assault on Santa Eosa Island, 1861. In the defence of Fort
Pickens, Fla., during the bombardment of that place, and in the occupation
of Pensagola, Fla. First Lieutenant 1st TJ. S. Artillery, August, 1861.
Engaged at the actions of Irish Bend, La., Vermilion Bayou, and siege and
assault of Port Hudson. Commanding battery, and engaged in the relief of
the garrison at Bayou La Fourche. Commanding battery in the Teche and
Eed-Eiver campaigns. Engaged at the actions of Sabine Cross-Roads,
battle of Pleasant Hill, and actions of Cane Eiver, La., and Marks' Mills,
Ark. Commanding Horse Batteries K and L, 1st TJ. S. Artillery, in
the Shenandoah Valley campaign, and engaged at the action of Smithfield,
battles of Winchester, Fisher's HUl, actions of Mount Jackson, New-
market, Va., Port Eepublic, Woodstock, and battle of Cedar Creek, Va.
Brevet Captain TJ. S. Army, for gallant and meritorious services at the
siege of Port Hudson, La. Brevet Major TJ. S. Army, for gallant and
meritorious services at the battle of Winchester, Va. Captain 1st TJ. S.
Artillery, February, 1866. At Fort Schuyler, New-York Harbor, from
— to —



' MILITARY BEOOBB. '227

SIDNEY W. TAYLOE.

[Bom in District of OolwrMa. — Appointed, from, New York]

Military History. — Second Lieutenant 4th. TJ. S. Artillery, September,
1867. At Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Md., from October, 1867, to —



FEANK THOEPE.

IBom in Maine. — Appmnted from Maine.]

Military History. — Second Lieutenant 28th Maine Volunteers, Octo-
,ber, 1862. In the Department of the Gulf, to August, 1863. Engaged at
the siege of Port Hudson, La. Second Lieutenant Maine Volunteer Battery,
December, 1863. At Camp Barry, "Washington, D. C, ,to April, 1864.
With 9th Corps Army of the Potomac, and engaged at the battles of the
Wilderness, Spottsylvania Court-House^ Nortk Anna, Tolopotomy, Bethesda
Church, Cold Harbor, Petersburg (Bumside's Mine explosion), Eeams'
Station, and Poplar-Sprtag Church, Va. Garrisoned Fort Sedgewick (Fort
Hell), Petersburg, Va., November, 1864, to April, 1865. Sepond Lieutenant
5th IT. S. Artillery, May, 1866. First Lieutenant 5th U. S. Artillery, June,
1867. Acting Assistant Quartermaster and Assistant Commissary of Sub-
sistence at Fort Jefferson, Tortugas, Fla., and Key West, Fla.,' from —
to —



WILLIAM W. TOMPKINS.

[Bom in New York. — Appointed, from, Weim York.]

Military History. — Second Lieutenant 3d U. S. Artillery, November,
1861. First Lieutenant 3d XJ. S. Artillery, November, 1861. At Fort
Point, Cal., December, 1861, to September, 1862. Alcatraz Island, Cal.,
September, 1862, to July, 1863. CommandLag company, from April, 1863.
At Fort Pointy Cal., July, 1863, to July, 1864. Mustering and Disbursing
Officer, San Francisco, Cal., July, 1864, to December, 1865. At Fort Adams,
E. I., March to June, 1866. Aide-de-Camp to General Hooker, com-
manding Department of the Bast, New- York City, N. Y., June to August,
1866. Aide-de-Camp to General Hooker, commanding Department of the
Lakes, Detroit, Mich., August, 1866, to — . En route to Europe -with
General Hooker, and Aide-de-Camp, to August, 1868. With company at
Fort Adams, E. I., to February, 1869. At Key West, Fla., from February,
1869, to —



EEDMOND TULLY.

[Bom in Irdand. — Appointed from the Army.]

Military History. — Enlisted in Battery K, 1st U. S. Artillery, 1855.
Corporal 1st U.S. Artillery, 1856. Sergeant and First Sergeant 1st U. S.
Artillery, 1858. At Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Md., to 1859. En route to
Texas, June to September, 1859 (marching . from Helena, Ark., to Fort



228 MILITARY REaORB:

Clark, Tex.) Re-enlisted in the 1st F. S. Artillery, 1860. At Fort Duncan
and Browilsville, Tex. At Key "West, Fla., March, 1861, to June, 1862.
Conunanding section of Artillery in an expedition to Fort Myers, Fla.
Second Lieutenant 1st XJ. S. Artillery, November, 1861. Commanding Light
Battery K, 1st TT. S. Artillery, en route to Washington, January, 1862.
En route to Beaufort, S. C, Jxme, 1862. In the Department of the South,
to April, 1863. Engaged in the attack at Port Royal Ferry, S. C, and the
first attack on Fort Sumter, S. C. First Lieutenant 1st U. S. Artillery,
June, 1863. In North Carolina, to July, 1864. Commanding four pieces
of Artillery in the raid against Jacksonville, N. C. "With the Army of the
James, and commanding battery at the actions of Deep Bottom and Deep
Run, "Va. In front of Petersburg, Va., and engaged at the battle of Laurel
Hill, Va. With the 25th Army Corps, Army of the James, in the occupa-
tion of Richmond, Va., April, 1865. In Texas, to January, 1866. Brevet
Captain U. S. Army, for gallant and meritorious services at the battle of
Laurel Hill, Va. At Fort Hamilton, New- York Harbor, from — to —



WILLIAM P. VAN NESS.
\Bom in New York. — Appointed from MicMgan.']

MiLiTAET History. — Second Lieutenant 1st TJ. S. Artillery, September,
1867. At Fort Trumbull, Conn., from November, 1867, to —

Civil History. — Employed in the TJ. S. Engin|pr Department, Wash-
ington, D. C, August, 1863, to September, 1867.



WILLIAM E. VAN REED.
[Bom in Pennsyhama. — Appointed from, Pennsylvania.']

Military History. — Private 5th Pennsylvania Volunteers, April, 1861.
Corporal 5th Pennsylvania Volunteers, April, 1861. With regiment, to
May, 1861. In the War Department, Washington, D. C, to June, 1861.
Second Lieutenant 5th U. S. Artillery, May, 1861. With battery, and en-
gaged at the siege of Yorktown, battles of Mechanicsville, Gaines' Mill,
Malvern Hill, second Bull Run, South Mountain, Antietam, and Fredericks-
burg, Va. In the Army of the Cumberland. First Lieutenant 5th U. S.
Artillery, July, 1863, and engaged at the battles of the Wilderness, Spottsyl-
vania. North Anna, Tolopotoiny, and Bethesda Church. Commanding
battery, and engaged at the siege of Petersburg, battles of Weldon Railroad,
Hatcher's Run, Boydtown Plank-Road, and capitulation of Appomattox
Court- House, Va. Brevet Captain TJ. S. Army, for gallant and meritorious
services at the battle of the Weldon Railroad, "Va. At the post of Key West,
Fla., from — to —



ABEAM G. VERPLANCK.

[Bom in N&w York. — Appointed from New York.]

Military History. — Second Lieutenant TJ. S. Volunteers, October,
1861. Aide-de-Camp to General Barry, Chief of Artillery, Army of the



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Potomac, First Lieutenant XJ. S. Volunteers, February, 1862. Engaged
in General McClellan's Peninsular campaign, and in General Sherman's
Atlanta campaign of 1864. On the staff of General Sherman, and engaged
in his Georgia and Carolina campaigns; present at the surrender of the
rebel General Johnston. Brevet Captain IJ. S. Volunteers, for gallant and
meritorious services in the Atlanta campaign. Second Lieutenant 3d U. S.
Artillery, Feb^ary, 1866. First Lieutenant 3d U. S. Artillery, August,
1866. Brevet Captain TJ. S. Army, for gallant and meritorious services
in the Atlanta campaign. Brevet Major U.S. Army, for gallant and meri-
torious services in the Carolina campaign. At Fort Preble, Portland, Me.



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