ing year 1911. Appointed from 111. Graduated from Military Academy class of
'69. Actual rank Private and Corp'l Co. H, and Serg't Major 8th 111. Cav.,
April 1, '62, to April 23, '65; 2d Lieut. 5th Cav. June 15, '69 ; 1st Lieut. March 1,
'72 ; Captain April 1, '85. Staff positions occupied A. A. Q. M. and A. C, S. at
Camp Hualpai July-Aug., '73 ; Depot Q. M. at Fort Whi^ple, July, '74, to June,
'75; appointed March 22, '75, an A. D. C. for General Kautz, commanding Dept.
of Arizona, and engineer officer on the department staff until March 6, '78 ; con-
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tinned to serve as engineer officer until April 30, 78 ; quartermaster from Sept.
2, 75, to April 16, 76 ; in connection with the construction of military roads in
Arizona, and his operations included the reconnoissance and construction of wa-
gon roads from Prescott to Skull Valley and from Prescott to Camps Verde and
McDowell. Honorably mentioned Highly commended in general orders for
conspicuous gallantry at the battle with hostile Sioux at Red Willow Creek,
Neb., June 10, 70 ; he was twice nominated to the U. S. Senate to be a brevet
Captain to date from Dec. 28, 72, for gallant conduct in the engagement
with the Tonto-Apache Indians at the Caves, and a brevet Major to date from
April 4, 74, for distinguished services in the campaign against the Hualpai
Indians; in connection with the construction of military roads in Ariz.; the
department commander mentions his excellent management in the annual
report for 75-76, and says " that the aid furnished through the military service
has had the effect to secure the greatest possible amount of work that could be
obtained out of the money appropriated, probably nearly doubling the result that
would have been obtained had the work been let to contractors." Sen-i'-c In
the field with the Army of the Potomac during the War of the Rebellion from '62
to '65; joined 5th Cav. at Fort McPherson, Neb., Sept. 30, '69, until March, 72;
when the first detachment of the regiment moved from Fort McPherson in Nov..
71, to Arizona, continued on duty at that station, in charge of public property, until
March, 72 ; at Omaha as witness before the U. S. court, and in June conducted a
detachment of recruits, by the way of San Francisco and the Gulf of California,
to Arizona, and arrived at Camp McDowell in Aug. ; participated in the Apache
campaigns of 74; also employed in making a wagon road reconnoissance from
Camp McDowell to Wickenberg in Oct., 72 ; in superintending the removal of
Jamaspaie's baud of Apache-Mojaves from the Colorado River to the Verde res-
ervation in June, 73 ; at Camp Hualpai, preparatory to the abandonment of the
station July- Aug., 73 ; in operating against hostile Apache in the Santa Maria,
Bradshaw and New River Mountains Dec., 73 ; in operating against the Hualpais
with Apache-Mojave scouts Feb. -April, 74, until he compelled all the Indinns
belonging to that tribe to surrender at the La Paz Reservation ; at Fort Whipple
from July, 74, to June, 75 ; made new surveysof Camps Grant (including the tim-
ber lands of Mount Graham), Verde, Thomas, Apache and McDowell; on leave of
absence until Oct., 78; rejoined the regiment at Fort Washakie, Wyo.; at that
station until Jan., '80, and was employed during May and June, 79, in construct-
ing a wagon road from Fort Washakie to Raw 1 ins, Wyo. ; on escort duty during
Aug. and Sept., 79, with a U. S. surveying party in the Yellowstone Park ;
quartermaster at Rawlins, Wyo., until June, '80, when he was appointed property
quartermaster at the headquarters of the Dept. of the Platte, at Omaha, Neb. ;
after being relieved at that station, served at various other stations till '90,
present station being Fort Sill, I. T. Battles, skirmishe*, etc. Siege of Yorktown ;
battle of Williamsburg; in Gen. Stoneman's raid towards Mechanicsville; in the
seven days' battle, ending in the evacuation of the Peninsula ; battles of South
Mountain, Antietam ; actions at Darnestown and Boonesboro' ; Cav. Campaign
in Loudoun Valley ; battles of Fredericksburg, Beverly Ford and Gettysburg ;
action at Falling Waters ; with Cav. Corps '63-64 ; at Washington and Fairfax
Court-House ; combat with Sioux Indians at Red Willow Creek June 8, 70; in
the affair north of the Four Peaks ; the action at the Caves in Salt River Canon ;
the affair on Pinto Creek, in the Music Mountains, in the Diamond River country
and in the Cerbat Mountains.
Thomas, Henry Q. (Major, Paymaster and Brevet Brig. Gen.). Born in
Portland, Maine, April 5, 1837. Retiring year 1901, Appointed from Maine
Civil life. Actual rank Captain 5th Maine Inf. June 24, '61 ; hon. must, out
Aug. 26, '61 ; Col. 79th U. S. Colored Inf. March 20, '63 ; hon. must out July 11,
'63 ; Col. 19th U. S. Colored Inf. Jan. 16, '64; Brig. Gen. Vol. Nov. 30, '64; ac-
cepted Dec. 9, '64; hoii. must, out Jan. 15, '66 ; Captain llth Inf. Aug. 5, '61 ; ac-
cepted Aug. 24, '61 ; Major 41st Inf. July 28, '66 (declined on medical statement
that " climate of extreme South wwuld, as experience showed, almost certainly
prove fatal ") ; transferred to 20th Inf. Sept. 21, '66 ; Major 4th Inf. Oct. 22, 76 ;
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transferred to Pay Department May 23, 78. Brevet rank Brevet Major for gal-
lant and meritorious services in battle ofSpottsylvania May 12, '64; Brevet Lieut.
Col. for gallant and meritorious services in front of Petersburg, Va., July 30, '64 ;
Col. and Brig. Gen. U. S. A. and Major Gen. Vols. for gallant and meritorious
services during the war. Honorably mentioned Recommended for Captaincy in
regular army by Gen. 0. O. Howard for conduct in first Bull Run ; appointed
Brig. Gen. of Vols. on recommendation of Gen. Burnside "for his uniform good
conduct, particularly his conspicuous gallantry on July 30, '64, before Peters-
burg." Service Regimental recruiting service Oct., '61, to July, '62; mustering
and disbursing officer in Massachusetts until Oct., '62 ; joined regiment in
the field October, '62; proceeded to Department of the Gulf with regiment
April, '63; sent North with fever June, '63 ; joined llth Inf. at Culpepper
September '63; at Camp Stanton, Md., Jan. and Feb., '64; Baltimore, Md.,
March and April, '64; joined Army of the Potomac April 20, '64; transferred to
the Army of the James Nov., '64, until April, '65; served with regiment (llth
Inf.) at Richmond, Va., '66 ; recruiting service Portland, Me., Oct., '66, to Sept.,
'67 ; Fort Wood, from Sept., '67, to expiration of detail ; Freedmen's Bureau in
Ky. and Va. to spring of '69 ; then joined regiment at St. Paul, serving at Fort
Snelling, Fort Totten, D. T., and Fort Ransom, D. T. ; in command of troops pro-
tecting construction N. P. R. R. from Cheyenne R. to Missouri R. '72 ; stationed at
Fort Snelling from Oct., '72, to spring '76 ; removed Winnebago Indians from Wis-
consin winter of '74-5; on duty with Govt. exhibit at Philadelphia Centennial,
76 ; at Fort Fred Steele, Wyo., until fall of 78 ; after transfer to Pay Dept.
stationed successively at Omaha, Fort Sidney, Omaha, Fort Buford, D. T., Pueblo
and Denver ; on sick leave since Mar. 7, '84. Battles, skirmishes, etc. In action at
Snicker's Gap ; Bristoe, Rappahannock and Brandy Stations ; Mine Run ; in the
battles of the Wilderness, Spottsylvania, Petersburg; explosion of mine, Welden
R. R., Hatcher's Run and taking of Richmond. Commands held Commanding
19th, 30th and 39th U. S. C. T. and 800 unassigned recruits at Camp Birney, Bal-
timore, Md., March and April, '64; joined Army of the Potomac with this com-
mand April 20, '64 ; in command of 2d Brig., 4th Div., 9th Corps, May 1 to Nov.,
'64; assigned to the command of 3d Brig., 1st Div., 25th Corps, in Nov., '64;
temporarily in command of Div. Jan., '65 ; in temporary command of Corps while
fitting out for Texas April, '65 ; Fort Wood, N. Y., Sept., '67, to expiration of re-
cruiting detail ; Fort Ransom, D. T.. and Fort Fred Steele, Wyo. History Grad-
uated at Amherst College, '58 (4 B K Amherst Chapter) ; read law with Judge
Edward Fox, Portland, member of Cumberland Bar.
Thompson, Ai B. (Captain and Brevet Major U. S. A.). Born in N. H.
Retired ; appointed from N. H. Civil life. Actual rank 2d Lieut. 2d N. H.
Vol. Inf. June 3, '61 ; hon. must, out Aug. 7, '61 ; Capt. 18th U. S. Inf. Aug. 5,
'61 ; accepted Sept. 28, '61 ; retired May 6, '64. Brevet rankEvt. Maj. Dec. 31,
'62, for gallant and meritorious services in the battle of Murfreesboro', Tenn.
Thompson, Charles B. (First Lieut. 5th Inf.). Born in Pa. Appointed
from Pa. Civil life. Actual rank2d Lieut. 5th U. S. Inf. Jan. 9, 77 ; accepted
Jan. 20, 77 ; 1st Lieut. March 14, '82. Staff positions occupied E>. Qm. 5th Inf.
from'Oct. 14, '85, to Sept. 30, '89.
Thompson, James K. (Second Lieut. 23d Inf.). Born in Iowa. Appointed
from Iowa. Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy July 1, '80 ; graduated June
15, '84. Actual rank2d Lieut. 23d U. S. Inf. June 15, '84.
Thompson, J. Milton (Captain 24th Inf.). Born in N. H. Aug. 1, 1842.
Retiring year, 1906 ; appointed from N. H. Civil life. Actual rank Pvt. Co. E,
7th N. H. Vol. Inf., Nov. 7, '61; discharged Jan. 14, '63; 2d Lieut. 33d U. S.
Colored Inf. Jan. 15, '63 ; 1st Lieut. Jan. 27, '63 ; Capt. Nov. 7, '63 ; hon. must,
out Jan. 31, '66; 2d Lieut. 38th U. S. Inf. July 28, '66; accepted Nov. 12, '66;
1st Lieut. Nov. 4, '67; trs. to 24th Inf. Nov. 11, '69; Capt. Dec. 23, 78. Brevet
rank Bvt. 1st Lieut. March 2, '67, for gallant and meritorious services in the
affair with Indians en route from Fort Hays to Fort Harker, Kansas.
Thompson, John P. (Captain 3d Inf.). Born in N. H. July 22, 1845. Re-
tiring year, 1909 ; appointed from N. H. Civil life. Actual rankBvi. Co. I,
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IstR. I. Vol. Cav., Oct. 28, '61; discharged April 22, '64; 2d Lieut. 1st N. H.
Vol. Cav. April 23, '64 ; hon. must, out July 15, '65 ; 2d Lieut. 3d U. S. Inf. Feb.
23, '66; accepted May 1, '66; 1st Lieut. July 24, '67; Capt. April 24, '86.
Thompson, John T. (First Lieut. 2d Art.). Born in Ky. Appointed from
Ky. Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy July 1, 78; graduated June 13, '82.
Actual rank2d Lieut, 2d U.S. Art. June 13, '82; 1st Lieut, Jan. 20, '89.
Service Light Battery F at Fort Leavenworth ; afterwards transferred to
Battery G, 2d Artillery, at Newport Bks., Ky., where he reported July 18, '82;
apptd. A. A. Q. M. and A. C. S. Oct. 1, '82 ; on duty at various posts from '82 to
'90, his present station being Fort Monroe, Va.
Thompson, Richard B. (First Lieut. 6th Inf.). Born in Me. Appointed
from R. I. Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy July 1, '64 ; graduated June 15,
'68. Actual rank 2d Lieut. 6th U. S. Inf. June 15, '68; 1st Lieut. March 30,
'80. Staff positions occupied Adjt. 6th Inf. from March 30, '80, to April 10, '82.
Thompson, "William (Captain U. S. A., Bvt. Lieut. Col.). Born in Pa. Re-
tired ; app. from Iowa Civil life. Actual rank Capt. 1st Iowa Vol. Cav. July 31,
'61; Major May 18, '63; Col. June 20, '64; hon. must, out March 15, '66; Capt.
7th U. S. Cav. July 28, '66 ; retired Dec. 15, 75, at his own request ; over 62
years of age. Brevet rank Bvt. Major March 2, '67, for gallant and meritorious
services in action at Prairie Grove; Lieut. Col. Mar. 2, '67, for gallant and meri-
torious services in action at Bayou Metoe, Arkansas; Brig. Gen. Vol. March 13,
'65, for gallant and meritorious services.
Thompson, William A. (Captain 4th Cav.). Born in Md. Aug. 27, 1845.
Retiring year, 1909; appointed from Md. Civil life. Actual rankPvt. Co. G
and Qm. Sgt. 1st Md. Vol. Inf. from Aug. 18, '62, to June 3, '65 ; 2d Lieut. 4th
U. S. Cav. June 18, '67 ; accepted July 16, '67 ; 1st Lieut. July 31, '6! ; < apt.
July 23, 79. Staff positions occupied Adjt. 4th Cav. from Sept. 1, 77, to March
Thome, Platt M. (Captain 22d Inf.). Born in N. Y. May 11, 1837. Retir-
ing year, 1901; appointed from N. Y. Civil life. Actual rank Capt. 150th N.
Y. Vol. Inf. Oct. 10, '62 ; hon. must, out June 8, '65 ; Lieut. Col. A. I. G. Vol.
from May 26, '65, to Aug. 1, '65 ; 2d Lieut. 13th U. 8. Inf. Feb. 23, '66 ; 1st Lieut.
April 5, '66; accepted April 26, '66; trs. to 31st Inf. Sept. 21, '66; tre. to 22d Inf.
May 15, '69; Capt. March 14,79. Brevet rank Bvt. Maj. Vol. March 13, '65,
for faithful and meritorious services during the war; Lieut. Col. March 13, '65,
for faithful and meritorious services. Staff positions occupied R. Qra. 22d Inf.
from July 1, 72, to March 4, 79.
Thorp, Frank (First Lieut. 5th Art.). Born in Me. Appointed from Me.
Civil life. Actual rank 2d Lieut. 28th Me. Inf. Oct. 14, '62; hon. must, out Aug.
31, '63; 2d Lieut. 1st Me. Lt. Art. Dec. 30, '63; hon. must, out June 21, '65; 2d
Lieut. 5th U. S. Art. May 11, '66; accepted Dec. H, '66; 1st Lieut. June 6, '67.
Service At Fort Schuyler, N. Y. and East New York, Long Island, Nov. and
Dec., '62 (Banks Expedition); at Camp Chalmette, La., Warrenton and Pensa-
cola, Fla., Jan. and Feb., '63 ; at Donaldsonville, La. (Fort Butler), April and
May, '63 ; in the siege of Port Hudson, La., June, '63 ; at Donaldsonville and
Baton Rouge, La., July and Aug., '63; at Camp Barry, Washington, D. 0.,
Jan. to March, '64 ; April, '64, joined Artillery Brigade 9th Army Corps*, Army
of the Potomac; at Alexandria, Va., May and June, '65; in Grand Review at
Washington ; at Fort Jefferson, Fla., Jan. and Feb., '67 ; Key West, Fla.. March,
'67, to Jan., '68; at Fort Jefferson, Fla., Jan., '68, to March, '69; Fort Warren,
Mass., March, '69, to Sept., 70 ; at Fort Trumbull, Conn., from Sept., 70, to May,
74; Graduated Artillery School, U. S. Army, 75 ; at Fort Monroe, Va., May, 74,
to May, 75 ; at Fort Adams, R. I., June, 75, to Nov., 75 ; at Charleston, S. C.,
Nov., 75, to May, 79; at Atlanta, Ga., from May, 79, to Nov., '81 ; at Fort Ham-
ilton, N. Y. H., from Nov., '81, to April, '87; at Fort Columbus, N. Y., from
April, '87, to Oct., '88 ; at Fisher's Island, N. Y., July and Aug., '88 (Rifle Camp
of Instruction) ; at Fort Hamilton, N. Y., from Oct., '88, to date, March, '90.
Staff positions occupied A.. A. Q. M. and A. C. S. at Key West, Fla., March, '67,
to Jan., '68; Post Adjt. at Ft. Warren, Mass., Aug., '69, to Sept., 70; Post Adjt.
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at Ft. Trumbull, Conn., Sept., 70, to May, 74 ; A. A. Q. M. and A. C. S. at
Charleston, S. C., from Nov., 76, to July, 77; A. C. S. from Nov., 76, to July,
77 ; A. C. S. from Nov., 77, to May, 79 ; A. C. S. of Post at Atlanta, Ga,, from
May, 79, to Nov., '81; A. A. Q. M. and A. C. S. of Post at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y.
H., Nov., '81, to April, '87 ; Reg. Q. M. Nov. 22, 76, to April 15, '87 ; A. C. S.
Hdqts. Div. of the Atlantic and Post of Ft. Columbus, Oct., '87, to Oct., '88;
Camp Q. M. and Commissary at Fisher's Island, N. Y., July and Aug., '88. Bat-
tles, skirmishes, etc. Engaged in the Battles of the Wilderness, Spottsylvania
Court House, North Anna River, Tolopotomy Creek, Bethesda Church, Cold
Harbor, Siege of Petersburg, Ream's Station, Poplar Spring Church, the actions
in front of Petersburg and pursuit of Lee's Army as far as Farmville, Va. Com-
mands held Commanding Co. June, '63. History Great-grandson of Capt. Eli-
phalet Thorp, 7th Mass. Bay Regiment, Continental Line.
Throckmorton, Charles B. (Major 2d Art.). Born in Va. May 27, 1842.
Retiring year 1906. Appointed from Md. Civil life. Actual rank2d Lieut.
4th U. 8. Art. March 16, '61; accepted March 28, '61 ; 1st Lieut. May 14, '61 ;
Capt. July 18, '64; Major 2d Art. Dec. 1, '83. Brevet rankEvt, Major March
13, '65', for gallant and meritorious conduct during the war. Staff positions occu-
pied A. D. C. Vol. from Sept. 10, '61, to Oct. 8, '61 ; March, '62, to Aug., '62.
Thurston, George A. (Captain 3d Art.). Born in N. Y. Feb. 22, 1834.
Retiring year 1898. Appointed from Nev. Civil life. Actual rank 1st Lieut.
1st Nev. Vol. Inf. April 10, '64; Capt. June 28, '64; hon. must, out Dec. 15, '65;
2d Lieut. 4th U. S. Cav. March 7, '67 ; accepted May 28, '67 ; 1st Lieut. Feb. 15,
'68 ; trs. to 3d Art. Jan. 13, 74 ; Capt. Dec. 10, '89.
Thurston, Walter A. (First Lieut. 16th Inf.). Born in Ala. Appointed
from Ala. Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy July 1, 75 ; graduated June 13,
79. Actual rank2d Lieut. 16th U. S. Inf. June 13, 79; 1st Lieut. Nov. 26, '84.
Tidball, John C. (Colonel and Bvt. Brig. Gen. U. S. A.). Born in Virginia
1825. Retired. Appointed from Ohio, Cadet at U. S. Mil. Acad. July 1, '44;
graduated July 1, '48. Actual rank Bvt. 2d Lieut. 3d Art. July 1, '48; 2d Lieut.
2d Art. Feb. 14, '49; 1st Lieut. March 31, '53; Capt. 12th Inf. May 14, 61 (de-
clined) ; Capt. 2d Art. May 14,' 61 ; Col. 4th N. Y. H. Art. Aug. 28, '63; Bvt. Maj.
Gen. April 2, '65; hon. must, out Sept. 26, '65; Major 2d Art. Feb. 5, '67; Lieut,
Col. 3d Art. June 30, '82; transf. to 1st Art. Nov. 10, '82; transf. to 3d Art. June
25, '84; Col. 1st Art. March 22, '85; retired Jan. 25, '89. Brevet rank Brevet
Major June 27, '62, for gallant and meritorious services in the battle of Games'
Mill, Va. ; Lieut. Col. Sept. 17, '62, for gallant and meritorious services in the
battle of Antietam ; Brig. Gen. Vol. Aug. 1, '64, for gallant and distinguished
services in the battles of the Po, Spottsylvania Court-House and during the oper-
ations in front of Petersburg, Va.; Col. 'March 13, '65. for gallant and meritorious
services during the rebel attack on Fort Steadman, Va. ; Brig. Gen. Vol. March
13, '65, for gallant and meritorious services in the field during the war; Major-
Gen. Vol. April 2, '65, for gallant and meritorious services at Forts Steadman
and Sedgwick, Va. Service Served in garrison at Fort Adams, R. I., '49; in
Florida hostilities against the Seminole Indians, '49-50; in garrison at Fort
Moultrie, S. C., '50-52; Castle Pinckney, S. C., '52-3 ; Fort Moultrie, S. C., '53;
on frontier duty at Fort Defiance, N. M., '53; in exploring route to California,
'53-4 ; on Coast Survey, Sept. 6, '54, to Sept. 20, '59 ; in garrison at Fort Monroe,
Va. (Artillery School for Practice), '59; on Harper's Ferry expedition to suppress
John Brown's raid, '59; in garrison at Fort Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for
Practice), '59-60; on frontier duty at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., '60-61; and in
garrison at Washington, D. C., '61; served during the Rebellion of the Seceding
States, '61-66; in the defense of Fort Pickens. Fla., April 19 to July 3, '61; in
the defenses of Washington, D. C., July 18, '61 ; with battery in the Manassas
Campaign of July, '61, and succeeding campaigns of the Army of the Potomac to
'64 ; march to and in the vicinity of Washington, D. C., April-June, '65, and
with company at the Presidio of San Francisco, Gal., Dec., '65, to April 4, '67; at
District of Astoria, Headquarters Fort Stevens, Ore., Aug. 28, '67, to July, '68;
District of Kenai, headquarters Kodiak, Alaska, Sept., '68, to Oct. 7, '69, and May-
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XI W T JLj t JUy dllVi. LSWOU Vfi J-Vt*A V>I2*J} ^^ ^"*J *'^** * W f >
tendent of Artillery Instruction at the U. S. Artillery School, Fort Monroe, Va.,
to Jan. 1, '80 ; at U. S. Artillery School and Post of Fort Monroe, Va., from Nov.
1, '83, to Jan. 25, '89. Staff positions occupied Commander of Cadets Military
Academy July 10, '64, to Sept. 22, '64; Col. A. D. C. to the Gen. Jan. 1, '81, to
Feb. 8, '84. Battles, skirmishes.etc.lnthe battle of Bull Run July 21, '61; in the
Defenses of Washington, D. C., July 23, '61, to March 10, '62; in the Virginia
Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac) March to August, '62, being en-
gaged in the siege of Yorktown April 5 to May 4, '62 ; battle of Williamsburg
May 5, '62 ; action at New Bridge May 23, '62 ; action at Mechanicsville May 27,
'62; battle of Games' Mill June 27, '62 ; battle of Malvern Hill July 1, '62, and
skirmish of Harrison's Landing July 2, '62; in the Maryland Campaign (Army
of the Potomac) Sept. to Nov., 62, being engaged in the skirmish at Boonsboro'
Sept. 15, '62 ; battle of Antietam Sept. 17, '62; skirmish at Shepardstown Sept. 19,
'62, and march to Falmouth, Va., Oct. to Nov., '62, being engaged in the skir-
mishes of Upperville, Markham and Araisville Nov. '62; on leave of absence Dec.
31, '62, to March 3, '63 ; in the Rappahannock Campaign (Army of the Potomac)
March to May, '63, being engaged in Stoneman's raid toward Richmond April 13
to May 2, '63, skirmishing at Rappahannock and Rapidan'Stations, and at Ely's
Ford and battle of Chancellorsville, May 2-4, '63 ; in the Pennsylvania Campaign
(Army of the Potomac) June to July, '63 ; with 2d Brigade Horse Artillery, being
engaged in the skirmishes of Aldie and Upperville, Va., June, '63; battle of Get-
tvsburg, Pa., July 1-3, '63, and pursuit or the enemy to VVarrenton July, 63 ; in
the Defenses of Washington, D. C., August, '63, to March, '64; with Artillery of
the 2d Corps (Army of the Potomac) in the Richmond Campaign April 1 to July
3, '64, being engaged in the battle ot the Wilderness May 5-6, '64 ; battle around
Spottsylvania May 9-20, '64; battle of the North Anna May 23, '64; battle of
Tolopotomy May 30, '64; battles of Cold Harbor June 3-5, '64; crossing James
River and march to Petersburg June 15-18, '64, and siege of Petersburg June 18
to July 4, '64; at the Military Academy as Commandant of Cadets and Instructor
of Artillery, Infantry and Cavalry Tactics, July 10 to Sept 22, '64; with Artil-
lery of 9th Corps (Army of the Potomac) Oct. 9, '64, to April 2, '65, being engaged
in the siege of Petersburg Oct. 9, '64, to April 2, '65, including the repulse of the
attack on Fort Steadman, March 25, and assault from Ft. Sedgwick upon the
Rebel Works, April 1, '65; pursuit of the Rebel Army, terminating in the capitu-
lation of General R. E. Lee at Appomattox C. H., April 9, '65. Commands held
In command of a battery in the Manassas Campaign of July, '61 ; 2d Bri-
gade Horse Artillery June, '63 ; Artillery 2d Corps (Army of the Potomac) in the
Richmond Campaign April 1 to July 3, '64; Artillery of 9th Corps, Army of the
Potomac, Oct. 9, '64, to April 2, '65 ; Company at Presidio, San Francisco, Cal.,
Dec., '65, to April 4, '67 ; District of Astoria, Oregon, August 28, '67, to July, '68 ;
District of Kenai, Hdqrs Kodiak, Alaska, Sept., '68, to Oct. 7, '69, and May to
Sept., 70 ; District of Alaska, Hdqrs. at Sitka, Sept. 23, '70, to Sept. 20, '71 ; Yerba
Buena Island, Cal., Nov. 1, '71, to Nov. 1, '72; Post of Raleigh, N. C., Nov. 16,
72, to April 29, 74 ; U. S. Artillery School and Post of Fort Monroe, Va., Nov. 1,
'83, to Jan. 25, '89. History Author of " Manual of Heavy Artillery Service for
U. S. Army," 1880.
Tidball, Joseph L. (Captain U. S. A.). Born in Pennsylvania. Retired.
Appointed from Ohio. Cadet at the U. S. Mil. Acad. July 1, '45 ; graduated July
1, '49. Actual rankBrevet 2d Lieut. 4th U. S. Inf., July 1, '49 ; 2d Lieut. 6th
Inf. March 31, '50; 1st Lieut. 10th Inf. March 3, '55; accepted March 31, '55;
Captain Aug. 25, '55 ; retired Nov. 1, '61, for disability in line of duty.
Tiernon, John L. (Captain 3d Art.). Born in Indiana Jan. 18, 1841. Re-
tiring year 1905. Appointed from Missouri Civil life. Actual rank 2^. Lieut.
3d U. S. Art. Feb. 19, '62; accepted June 20, '62; 1st Lieut. Jan. 20, '64; Capt.
July 2, 77.
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Tilford, Joseph G. (Colonel 9th Cav.). Born in Kentucky Nov. 26, 1828.
Retiring year 1892. Appointed from Kentucky. Cadet at the U. S. Mil. Acad.
July 1, It7 ; graduated July 1, '51. Actual rank Brevet 2d Lieut. Mount. Rifles
July 1, '51; 2d Lieut. Jan. 27, '53; 1st Lieut. June 14, '58 ; Capt. 3d Cav. July
31, '61 ; Major 7th Cav. Nov. 14, '67; Lieut. Col. Sept. 22, '83; Colonel 9th Cav.
April 11, '89. Brevet rank Brvt. Major Feb. 21, '62, for gallant and meritorious
services in the battle of Valverde, N. M. ; Lieut. Col. March 13, '65, for faithful
and meritorious services during the war.
Tillman, Samuel B. (Professor Military Academy). Born in Tennessee.
Appointed from Tennessee. Cadet at the U. S. Mil. Acad. July 1, '65; gradu-
ated June 15, '69. Actual rank2d Lieut. 4th U. S. Art. June 15, '69; trans, to
Eng'rs June 10, 72; 1st Lieut. June 10, 72; Prof. Dec. 21, '80; accepted Dec.
31, '80. Staff positions occupied Prin. Ass't Prof. Chem. Min. and Geo. M. A.
from Sept. 39, 72, to Aug. 20, 73 ; Prof. Nat. and Exp. Phil. M. A. from July 1,
75, to Aug. 31, 75; Prin. Ass't Prof. Chem., Min. and Geo. M. A. from Aug. 28,
79, to Dec. 21, '80.
Tillson, John C. P. (First Lieut. 5th Inf.) Born in New York. Appointed
from New York. Cadet at the U. S. Mil. Acad. July 1, 74; graduated June 14,