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Atlanta campaign. Killed by indians, near Fort Keamey, D. T., Decem-
ber 21, 1866.



JULIAN E. PITCH.

[Bom in Ohio. — Appmnted from Kcmaas-I

MiLiTAKY History. — Private 6th Ohio Volunteers, April to August,
1861. Second Lieutenant 35th Ohio Volunteers, September, 1861, and
engaged at the action of Mill Springs, Ky. Detailed for signal duty, Feb-
ruary, 1862. On the stafi'of General Buell, and engaged at the battle of
Perryville. On the staff of General Eosecrans, and engaged at the battle
of Stone River. On the staff of General Crittenden, during the march to
Chattanooga, Tenn., and engaged at the battles of Chickamauga, Lookout
Moiintain, and Missionary Eidge. Quartermaster of the Signal Corps of
Sherman's army. Second Lieutenant XJ. S. Signal Corps, March^ 1863.
Eeported for duty to General Curtis, at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., June,
1864;. Engaged in the pxirsuit of the rebel General Price, and at the ac-
tions at Little Blue, Big Blue, Maria des Cygnes, and Newtonia, Kan. Made
survey of the Central Eoute for the Pacific Eailroad, from Fort Riley,
Kan., to the Rocky Mountains, July to August, 1865. Brevet Captain
U. S. Volunteers, for distinguished services d\iring the war. Second Lieu-
tenant 17th TJ. S. Infantry, February, 1866. Joined regiment at Hart's
Island, New-York Harbor. Transferred to the 35th TJ. S. Infantry, by the
re-organization of the army. First Lieutenant 35th TJ. S. Infantry, No-
vember, 1866. In Texas, from — to —



GEORGE M. FLEMING.
[Bom in PennsylvCmia. — Appointed from Pennsylvania.}

MiLiTABY History. — Private 137th Pennsylvania Volunteers, August,
1862, to June, 1863. Private 21st Pennsylvania Cavalry, July, 1863.
Sergeant 21st Pennsylvania Cavalry, August, 1863. Second Lieutenant
21st Pennsylvania Cavalry, September, 1863. First Lieutenant 21st Penn-
sylvania Cavalry, October, 1863, to August, 1865. Engaged at the battles
of Bethesda Church, Cold Harbor, and siege of Petersburg, Va. Acting
Assistant Quartermaster, Brigade, 5th Corps Army of the Potomac, Sep-
tember to November, 1864. Acting Assistant Quartermaster, Brigade of
Cavalry, December, 1864, to August, 1865. Engaged at the battle of
Hatcher's Run, Va. Second Lieutenant 11th TJ. S. Infantry, Februarv,
1866. First Lieutenant 11th TJ. S. Infantry, May, 1866. At Camp Grant,
Richmond, Va., from — to —

Civil History. — Clerk.



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JOSHUA S. FLETCHER, JR.

[Bom in Penmykicmia. — Appointed from Permsykicmia.l

MiLiTABY HiSTOEY. — First Lieutenant 11th TJ. S. Lifantry, May,
1861. At Boston, Mass., to September, 1861. At Perryville, Md., to
March, 1862. Captain 11th TJ. S. Infantry, March, 1862. Engaged at
the battles of Q-aines' Mill, Malverfa HUl, second Bull Run, Va., Antietam,
Md., actions of Shepherdstown, Snicker's Gap, and battle of Fredericksburg.
Va. In New-York City during the riots. Recruiting and mustering duty,
Philadelphia, February to September, 1863. Engaged at the battle of Rap-
pahannock Station, operations at Mine Run, battles of the Wilderness,
Laurel HUl, Spottsylvania, North Anna, Bethesda, Church, Cold Harbor,
and Petersburg, Ya. Commanding regiment, June to September, 1864,
' Engaged at the battle of the Weldon Railroad, Ya. Commissary of Mus-
ters, 2d Division, 5th Corps, Army of the Potomac, Septerdber, 1864,
Aide-de-Camp to General Ayres, and engaged at the battles of Chapin's
Farm, and action of Hatcher's Run, Ya. Brevet Major U. S. Army, for
gallant services at the battle of the Wilderness, Ya. Brevet Lieutenant-
Colonel TJ. S. Army, for gallant services at the battle of the Weldon Rail-
road, Ya. At Camp Grant, Richmond, Ya., from — to —



ROBERT S. FLETCHER.

\Bom in Diatriat of Cohmi^ia.^Appmrited from Di^riot cf OohmiMa.']

Military Histoby. — Second Lieutenant 8th TJ. S. Infantry, September,
1867. Post Adjutant, Newbem, N. C, October, 1867, to January, 1868.
At regimental Headquarters, Raleigh, N. C, to May, 1868. Member of a
Military Commission, Aiken, S. C, to July, 1868. At Charleston, S. C,
to May, 1868, Summerville, S. C, to August, 1868. Commanding com-
pany, to September, 1868, At Columbus, S. C., to October, 1868. Post
Adjutant, Newberry, S. C, from October, 1868, to —



WILLIAM FLETCHER.

[Bom in Mew York. — Appointed from the Army. 1

Military Histoey. — Private 1st Ohio Yolunteers, 1846. In the war
with Mexico, and engaged at the battles of Monterey, Buena Yista, Cerro
Gordo, and defence of Puebla. Enlisted in the 1st TJ. S. Artillery, and
served two enlistments. In Texas, and engaged scouting hostile Indians.
Private 8th TJ. S. Infantry, 1859. Corporal and Sergeant in regiment.
Second Lieutenant 11th TJ. -S. Infantry, October, 1861. First Lieutenant
nth TJ. S. Infantry, March, 1862. Engaged at the battle of Gaines' Mill,
Seven Days' Fight, battles of second BuU Run, Antietam, and Chancellors-
vill«. On mustering duty, February to November, 1864. Rejoined regi-
ment, and engaged in the operations in front of Petersburg, Ya. Brevet
Captain TJ. S. Army, for gallant and meritorious, services at the battle of



312 MILITARY BECOBD.

second Bull Run, Ta. Transferred to the 20tli U. S. Infantry, by the re-
organization of the army. Captain 20th U. S. Infantry, IsTovember, 1866.
At Baton Eouge, La., from — to —



THEODORE F. FORBES.

[Bom in Swnchmh Islands — Appmntedfrom Pennsyhania.}

Military Histoby. — Private 102d Nev-York Volunteers, November,
1861. Second Lieutenant 102d New- York Volunteers, August, 1862.
Wounded at the battle of Cedar Mountain, August, 1862. Resigned on
account of wounds, March, 1863. Second Lieutenant 5th Rggiment Vete-
ran Reserve Corps, August, 1863. Second Lieutenant 42d U. S. Infantry,
July, 1866. Brevet First Lieutenant U. S. Army, for gallant and merito-
rious services at the battle of Cedar Mountatu, Va. At Fort Porter, Buf-
falo, New- York, from — to —



GEORGE E. FORD.

[Bom in Pennsylaama. — Appointed from Pennsylvania.']

Military History. — Private 4th I6wa Volunteers, July, 1861. Sec-
ond Lieutenant 4th Iowa Volunteers, January, 1862, and engaged at the
battle of Pea Ridge, Ark. Captain 4th Iowa Volunteers, August, 1862,
and engaged at the action of Chickasaw Bayou, storming of Arkansas Post,
first and second captures of Jackson, Miss., siege and assault of Vicksburg,
Miss., and actions between Corinth and .Tuscumbia. Acting Assistant
Adjutant-General, 2d Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Corps, and engaged at the
battles of Missionary Ridge, Tenn., and Riaggold, Ga. (severely wounded).
Assistant Engineer Department and Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1864.
Aide-de-Camp to General Dodge, and engaged in the Atlanta campaign.
Captain and Aide-de-Camp U. S. Volunteers, March, 1865. On the staff
of General Dodge, Department of the Missouri. Brevet Major and Lieu-
tenant-Colonel U. S. Volunteers, for gallant and meritorious services at the
battle of Ringgold, Ga. First Lieutenant 39th U. S. Infantry, June, 1867.
At Ship Island, Miss., from — to —



JOHN A. FORD.

[Born in Ma/ryland. — Appointed from Virginia.]

Military History. — First Lieutenant 13th TJ. S. Infantry, August,
1861. "With company to June, 1862. At Regimental Headquarters, to
August, 1862. Recruiting duty, Philadelphia, Penn., to October, 1862.
Died at Philadelphia, Peiyi., October 2, 1862.



MILITAUT BEOOBD. 313

, WALTER S. PEANKLIN.

[Bam in Pemnsyhiimia. — Appointed from PennayVoania.']

Military Histoky. — First Lieutenant 12th U. S. Infantry, May, 186L
Engaged ia the Peninsular campaign. Regimental Quartermaster, Fort
Hamilton, New-York Harbor, to February, 1863. Captain 12th U. S.
Infantry, February, 1863. Engaged in suppressiug the New-York riots,
under General Harvey Brown. Joined regiment ia the Army of the Poto-
mac, September, 1863. Engaged in the Mine-Run campaign, faU of 1863,
and with regiment to December, 1863. Commissary of Musters, 6th Corps
Army of the Potomac, to spring of 1865. Lieutenant-Colonel and Inspector-
General U. S. Volunteers, to July, 1865. Commissioned Colonel 8th
Pennsylvania Volunteers (but did not accept appointment). Brevet Colonel
IJ. S. Volunteers, for gallant and meritorious services during the recent
campaign terminating in the stirrender of the insurgent army, under Gen-
eral Robert E. Lee. Joined regiment, July, 1865. Brevet Major XJ. S.
Army, for gallant and meritorious services in the field during the present
campaign before Richmond, Va., and in the Shenandoah Valley. Brevet
Lieutenant-Colonel U. S. Army, for meritorious services at the capture of
Petersburg, Va. Commanding Sjib-District of Winchester, Va., from —
to —



CALVIN H. FREDERICK

[Bom in Nemo York. — Appointed, from Missouri.^

Military Histoey. — Organized the 9th Missouri Volunteers (changed
to the 59th Illinois Volunteers). Lieutenant-Colonel 59th Illinois Volun-
teers, May, 1861. Commanding regiment and brigade, in the campaigns
through Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, and Kentucky.
Engaged at the battles of Corinth, Stone River, and Pea Ridge (wounded,
and disabled by the falling of his horse). Resigned, January, 1863. Lieu-
tenant-Colonel Veteran Reserve Corps, September, 1863. Commanding
Depot Camp, Washington, D. C, to January, 1864. Organizing troops to
December, 1864. Commanding 5th regiment Veteran Reserve Corps, and
Bumside Barracks, Ind. Member of Board for the Examination of Officers,
to February, 1865. Member of General Casey's Examining Board, to July,
1865. Commanding regiment and garrison in Indiana, to March, 1866.
On bureau duty in Kentucky. Brevet Colonel U. S. Volunteers, for gallant
and meritorious services during the war. Brevet Brigadier-General U. S.
Volunteers, for gallant and meritorious services in all the campaigns of the
Southwest, and for conspicuous discipline and gallantry at the battle of
Pea Ridge, Arkansas. First Lieutenant 45th TJ. S. Infantry, July, 1866.
Brevet Captain U. S. Anny, for gallant and meritorious services at the
battles of Pea Ridge, Ark. Brevet Major U. S. Army, for. gallant and
meritorious services at the battle of Stone River, Tenn. With company at
Ash Barracks, Nashville, Tenn., from ■ — to —



314 MILIT-ABT REOOBD.

JOHN W. EEENCH.

IBom in Dutriet of ColnmMa. — Appoinf&d at la/rge.']

MiLiTAEY HiSTOEY. — ^Second Lieutenant 8tli XT. S. Infantry, October,
1861. In tie Gettysburg campaign of tbe Army of the Potomac. Engaged
at tte battles of the Wilderness, Petersburg, Weldon EaUroad, and Poplar-
Spring Church. Assistant Commissary of Musters, 9th Army Corps. Vol-
unteered to sink obstructions in the James Eiver, under rebel batteries.
Aide-de-Camp to General IngaUs, in the last campaign of the Axmy of the
Potomac. First Lieutenant 8th IT. S. Infantry, January, 18G6. Captain
40th U. :S. Infantry, July, 1866. Brevet First Lieutienant U. S. Army, for
gallant and meritorious services at the battle of the AVeldon Railroad, Va.
Brevet Captain TJ. S. Army, for gallant and meritorious services at the
battle of Hatcher's Run, Va. In North Carolina, from — to —



THOMAS H. FRENCH.

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

MiLiTAKY History. — Served as an enlisted man in the TJ. S. Army.
Second Lieutenant 10th U. S. Infantry, May, 1864. First Lieutenant 10th
TJ. S. Infantry, June, 1864. Engaged at the siege of Petersburg, battle of
the "Weldon Railroad, and action of Chapel House, Va. (wounded). At
Fort Porter, Buffalo, N. T., December, 1864, to January, 1865. Judge-
Advocate on staff of the Commanding Officer of New- York City and Harbor,
July to August, 1865. Brevet Captain TJ. S. Army, for gallant and meri-
torious services at the battle of the Weldon Railroad, Va. At Fort Ripley,
Mina., from — to



WILLIAM H. FRENCH, JR.

[Bom in Blwde Island. — Appointed from Bdamare.}

Military History. — First Lieutenant 57th New-York Volunteers,
March, 1862. Aide-de^Camp to General French, to April, 1864. Engaged
at the battles of Fair Oaks, Gaines' Mill, action of Peach Orchard, battles
of Savage Station, Glendale, Malvern HiU, Fredericksburg, ChanceUorsviUe,
actions of Wapping Heights, Kelly's Ford, and Orange Grove. Joined regi-
ment, April, 1864. In Grant's campaign, and engaged at the battles of
Cold Harbor, siege of Petersburg, and battles of Deep Bottom and Reams'
Station, Va. Transferred to the 61st New- York Volunteers, December,
1864. Second Lieutenant 19th TJ. S. Infantry, July, 1866. Brevet First
Lieutenant TJ. S. Army. Brevet Captain TJ. S. Army, for gallant and
meritorious services at the battle of Cold Harbor, Va. With, regiment ia
Arkansas, from — to —



MILITAB r SEC OBJ). 315

CHARLES Or. FEETJDENBEEa.

[Bom in Germany. — Anointed from New York.]

Military History. — Cadet m the German army, 1849. Captain 52d
New-York Volunteers, August, 1861. Major 52d New- York Volunteers,
Novemlber, 1861. Engaged at tke siege of Yorktown, and battle of Fair
Oaks (-wounded). Commanding Camp Hamilton, Ya. Engaged at the
battles of second Bull Run, Antietam, and ChancellorsYille, Lieutenant-
Colonel 52d New-York Volunteers, November, 1862, and engaged at the
battle of Gettysburg (wounded), actions of Auburn, Bristoe Station, and
operations at Mine Run, Va. Resigned on account of disability arising
from wounds, December, 1863. Major Veteran Reserve Corps, December,
1863. Lieutenant-Colonel Veteran Reserve Corps, April, 1864. In the
Department of Washington, commanding regiment and post at Wilmington,
N. C. Acting Assistant Inspector-General, Department of the Missouri.
Brevet Colonel TJ. S. Volunteers, for gallant and meritorious services during
the war. Captain 45th U. S. Infantry, July, 1866. Brevet Major U. S.
Army, for gallant and meritorious services at the battle of Fair Oaks, Va.
Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel TJ. S. Army, for gallant and meritorious services
at the battle of Gettysburg, Penn. At Ash Barracks, Nashville, Term.,
from — to —



JESSE FULMER.

[Bom in PennsyUa/nia. — Appointed from Pennsykania.']

Military History. ^Private 11th Pennsylvania Volunteers, April,
1861. Captain 15th U. S. Infantry, May, 1861. On recruiting duty. Re-
joined company at Newport Barracks, Ky. Engaged at the siege of Corinth,
operations under General Buell, and battles of Chaplin Hills and Stone
River. On the staff of General Granger, AprU, 1863, and engaged at the
action of Triune, Tenn. On the staff of Generals Rousseau, Palmer, and
Davis. Engaged in the Atlanta campaign. Temporarily on the staif of
General Thomas, during the battle of Nashville, Tenn. In Sherman's cam-
paign of the Carolinas, and engaged at the battles of Averysboro, and
Benton ville, N. C. Commissary of Musters, 14th Corps. At Fort Adams,
R. I. hi Alabama and at Vioksburg, Miss. Brevet Major U. S. Army, for
gallant services at the battle of Stone River, Term. Resigned, March,
1866.



AUGUSTUS FUNK.

\Born in Florida. — Appointed from Florida.']

Military History. — Second Lieutenant 38th New- York Volunteers,
May, 1861. First Lieutenant 38th New-York Volxmteers, August, 1861.



316 MILITARY BECOBD.

Captain SSth New-York Volunteers, January, 1862, and engaged at tte
battles of first Bull Run, ■]SV^illiamsburg, Charles City Cross-Eoads, second
Bull Bun (wounded), and Fredericksburg. Major 38th New-York Volun-
teers, October, 1862. Colonel 39th New-York Volunteers, January, 1864.
Engaged at 'the battle of the Wilderness, siege of Petersburg, action of Cub
Run, battles of Deep Bottom (commanding brigade), and Boydton Plank-
Eoad, Va. (wounded). First Lieutenant 41st U. S. Infantry, July, 1866.
Regimental Quartermaster, May, 1867. Brevet Captain U. S. Army, for
gallant and meritorious services at the battle of the Wilderness, Va. Brevet
Major and Lieutenant-Colonel U. S. Army, for gallant and meritorious ser-
vices during the war. Actiag Assistant Quartermaster, Assistant Commis-
sary of Subsistence and Regimental Ordnance-Officer, Ringgold Barracks,
Texas, from — to —



JOHN H. GALLAGER.

[Bom in Pennsyhania. — Appointed from PennsyVnania.']

Military History. — Private 18th Pennsylvania Volunteers, April to
August, 1861. Private 106th Pennsylvania Volunteers, August, 1861.
Sergeant 106th Pennsylvania Volunteers, September, 1861. Li the 2d
Corps Army of the Potomac, and engaged at the siege of Yorktown, battles
of Fair Oaks, Peach-Orchard, Savage Station (wounded), Glendale, first and
second Malvern Hill, action of Flint Hill, battles of Antietam, Frede-
ricksburg, Chancellorsville, actions of Haymarket, battle of Gettysburg,
actions of Auburn, Bristoe Station, and Locust Grove, Va. First Ser-
geant 106th Pennsylvania Volunteers, December, 1863. On recruitiag
service, February to May, 1864. Engaged at the battles of Cold Harbor,
Va. First Lieutenant 106th Pennsylvania Volunteers, Jxme, 1864, and
engaged at the siege of Petersburg, actions of Deep Bottom, first and sec-
ond battles of Reams' Station, and action of Darbytown Road, Va. Captain
106th Pennsylvania Volunteers, January, 1865. Lieutenant-Colonel 106th
Pennsylvania Volunteers, February, 1865, and engaged at the first and
second battles of Hatcher's Run, Va., and operations ending in the surren-
der of General R. E. Lee. Colonel 106th Pennsylvania Volunteers, May,
1865 (not mustered). First Lieutenant Hancock's Corps, October, 1865,
to April, 1866. Second Lieutenant 14th XT. S. Infantry, February, 1866.
First Lieutenant 14th U. S. Infantry, February, 1866. Transferred to the
32d TJ. S. Infantry, by the re-organization of the army. Served in Cali-
fornia, Washington, Idaho, and Arizona Territories. Adjutant, Actrag
Assistant Quartermaster and Assistant Commissary of Subsistence, Camp
WaUen, Arizona Territory, from — to —



FRANK M. GALLAGHER.

[Bom in MioMgan. — Appointed, from Miehigcm.]

Military History. — First Lieutenant 1st Michigan Cavalry, August,
1861. Captain 1st Michigan Cavalry, January, .1802. Engaged at the
battles of Winchester and Cedar Mountain. Major 1st Michigan Cavalry,
November, 1862. Engaged at the capture of the rebel General Morgan,
action of Ruffington Island, siege and capture of Cumberland Gap, action



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o£ Blue Spring, defence of Knoxville, and action of Beams' Station. Lieu-
tenant-Colonel 7th Eegiment XJ. S. Veteran Volunteers, February, 1665.
Brevet Colonel U. S. Volunteers, for distinguislied gallantry and efficient
services. Colonel 7th Eegiment TJ. S. Veteran Volunteers, February, 1866
(not mustered). Second Lieutenant 16th U. S. Infantry, May, 1866.
Brevet First Lieutenant and Captain U. S. Army, for distinguished gal-
lantry and efficient services during the "war. At Atlanta, Ga., from — ; to —
Civil History. — Graduate of the College of L' Assumption, C. W.



GEOEGE S. GALLTJPE.
[Bom in New Tork. — Appointed from Pen,7isyli>wnia.'\
.Military History. — First Lieutenant 8th Eegiment Pennsylvania
Eeserve Corps, April, 1861. Captain 8th Eegiment Pennsylvania Eeserve
Corps, June, 1861. Engaged at the battles of Gaines' Mill (severely
wounded in knee), Charles City Cross-Eoads (slightly wounded), and battle
of Fredericksburg (commanding regiment). Actiag Assistant Inspector-
General of Division, December, 1862, to June, 1864. Declined Lieutenant-
Colonelcy 8th Eegiment Pennsylvania Eeserve Corps. Major 8th Eegi-
ment Pennsylvania Eeserve Corps, 1863. Engaged at the battles of the
Wilderness (wounded) and Bethesda Church. Colonel 5th Pennsylvania
Heavy Artillery, September, 1864. Commanding 1st Brigade Artillery
Division. Engaged in the Shenandoah Valley, protecting railroads, building
bridges, and in operations against Mosby's guerillas. Commanding post of
Vienna, Va., to July, 1865. Captain 43d TJ. S. Infantry, July, 1866.
Brevet Major IT. S. Army, for gallant and meritorioi;s services at the battle
of Gaines' MUl, Va. Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel XJ. S. Army, for gallant
and meritorious services at the battle of Charles City Cross-Eoads, Va, At
Fort Brady, Mich., from — to —



HEZEKIAH GAEDISTEE.

[Bom in IMnoia. — Appointed from New York.']

Military History. — Captain 100th Illinois Volunteers, August, 1862.
Engaged at the battles of Stone Eiver, Chickamauga, and Missionary Eidge
(lost right leg). Captain Veteran Eeserve Corps, September, 1864. Brevet
Major U. 8. Volunteers for meritorious conduct at the battle of Chicka-
mauga, Ga. Brevet Lieutentant Colonel U. S. Volunteers, for meritorious
conduct at the battle of Missionary Eidge, Tenn. Captain 44th U. S.
Infantry, October, 1866. Brevet Major U. S. Army, for gallant and me-
ritorious services at the battle of Missionary Eidge, Tenn. In Washing-
ton, D. C, from — to —



WILLIAM F. GAEDNEE.

[Bom in Pennsykania. — Appointed from Permsyhania.']

Military History. — First Sergeant 2d Pennsylvania Cavalry, August,
1861. Second Lieutenant 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers j September,



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1862. First Lieutenant 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers, November^ 1862.
Regimental Quartermaster, January, 1863. Engaged at tlie battles of
Slaughter Mountain, second Bull Run, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancel-
lorsville, Gettysburg, Rappahannock Station, Weldon Railroad, Petersburg,
and capitulation of Appomattox Court-House, Va. Second Lieutenant
38th U. S. Infantry, March, 1867. At Fort Harker, Kan., from — to —



CHARLES GARRETSOK

[Bom in Mwryland. — Appointed from Penhsylvcmia.]

Military HisTOEYi — -Private 16th Pennsylvania Volunteers, May, 1861.
Second Lieutenant 16th Pennsylvania Volunteers, May, 1861. First
Lieutenant and Regimental Quartermaster, 76th Pennsylvania Volun-
teers, August, 1861. At Camp Hamilton, Fort Monroe, Va., to November,
1861. Post Quartermaster, Fort WelleSj.S. C, January to Februaiy, 1862.
Post Quartermaster, Hilton Head, S. C, to October, 1862. Assistant Quar-
termaster on the staff of General Mitchell, commanding Department of
the South, October, 1862. Captain and Assistant Quartermaster TJ. S.
Volunteers, June, 1862. Reported for duty to General Rucker, Chief
Quartermaster, Washington, D. C, September, 1863. Second Lieutenant
17th U. S. Eifantry, March, 1866. At Newport Barracks, Ky., to Sep-
tember, 1866. Commanding four companies of recruits for regiment, and
en route to New Orleans, La., and Galveston, Tex., October, 1866. Regi-
mental Quartermaster, November, 1856. Post and Depot Commissary of
Subsistence, from November, 1866, and Post and Depot Quartermaster,
Galveston, Tex., from December, 1866, to March, 1868. Acting Assistaiit
Quartermaster, from February, 1867, and Disbursing Officer, Freedmen's
Bureau for the State of Texas, from April to October, 1867. First
Lieutenant 17th TJ. S. Infantry, September, 1867. At the Headquarters of
the 17th U. S. Infantry, Fort Griffin, Tex., from March, 1868, to—



CHARLES B. GASKILL.

IBom in New Ymh. — Appointed from New York.1

. Military History. — Private 44th New- York Volunteers, August, 1861.
Second Lieutenant 44th New- York Volunteers, December, 1861. First
Lieutenant 44th New- York Volunteers, May, 1862. Engaged at the siege
of Yorktown, battles of Hanover Court-House and Gaines' Mill (wounded,
and taken prisoner in the Seven Days' Fight). Paroled, July, 1 862. Rejoined ■
regiment, September, 1862. Engaged at the battle of Fredericksburg,; Va.
Resigned, December, 1862. Captain IstU. S. Colored Troops, March, 1863.
In the Department of the Gulf, and engaged at the siege and capture of
Port Hudson, La. Acting Assistant Adjutant-General on the staff of the
Commanding General of the U. S. Colored Troops. Major 81st U. S. Col-
ored Troops, May, 1864. Lieutenant-Colonel and Colonel 81st TJ. S.
Colored Troops. Captain 40th TJ. S. Infantry, July, 1866. Brevet Major
TJ. S, Army, for gaUantand meritorious services at the battle of Gaines'



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Mill, Va. Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel U. S. Army, for gallant and merito-
rious services at the battle of Fredericksburg, Va. la North. Carolina,
from — to —



ANDREW GEDDES.

[Bom in Canada. — Appointed from Iowa.1

MiLiTAEr History. — Private 1st Iowa Volunteers, April, 1861. En-
gaged at the battle of Wilson's Creek, and action of Dug-Out Springs, Mo.
Captain 8th Iowa Volunteers, October, 1861. Engaged at the battles of
Shiloh (taken prisoner), first and second sieges and capture of Jackson,
Miss., siege of Vicksburg, action of Brandon, and battle of Raymond. In
the campaign against the rebel General Forrest. Engaged at the siege of
FSrt Spanish Ala., and in the Mobile campaign. Lieutenant-Colonel 8th
Iowa Volunteers, August, 1865. First Lieutenant 40th U. S. Infantry,



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