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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1843

Vol. II
p156
1172

(Born N. J.)

Isaac F. Quinby

(Ap'd N. J.)

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Isaac Ferdinand Quinby: Born Jan. 29, 1821, near Morristown, NJ.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1843.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Mifflin, Pa., 1843‑44; at the Military Academy, 1845‑47, as Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Feb. 24 to Aug. 28, 1845, — and Asst. Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy,

(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, Dec. 20, 1845)

Aug. 28, 1845, to June 11, 1847; in the War with Mexico, 1847‑48; in

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847)

garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1848; as Quartermaster, 3d Artillery, Oct. 24, 1848, to Oct. 25, 1850 — and Adjutant, Oct. 10, 1850, to Nov. 1, 1851, at Regimental Headquarters, Ft. Adams, R. I.; and Acting Asst. Adjutant-General, 1st Military Department, Oct. 25, 1850, to Mar. 16, 1852.

Resigned, Mar. 16, 1852.

Civil History. — Professor of Mathematics, and of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, University of Rochester, N. Y., 1852‑61. Colonel, N. Y. Militia, 1860‑61.

Military History. — Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding p157States, 1861: in the Defense of Washington, D. C., May to July, 1861; in

(Colonel, 13th New York Volunteers, May 14, 1861)

the Manassas Campaign of July, 1861, being engaged in the Action at Blackburn's Ford, July 18, 1861, — and Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861.

Resigned, Aug. 4, 1861.

Civil History. — Professor of Mathematics, and of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, University of Rochester, N. Y., 1861‑62.

Military History. — Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1862‑65; in command, at Columbus, Ky., of the District of the

(Brig.‑General, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 17, 1862)

Mississippi, Apr. 10 to Oct., 1862; in Northern Mississippi Campaign, 1862‑63, guarding western extremity of Memphis and Charleston Railroad, Jan. to Mar., 1863, — in command of the Yazoo Pass Expedition, Mar., 1863, returning to the Mississippi River, Apr. 14, 1863, — engaged in the Battle of Champion Hill, May 16, 1863, — and participated in the Assaults of May 19 and 22, 1863, upon Vicksburg, Mis.; on sick leave of absence, June to Aug., 1863; and in command of Draft Rendezvous, at Elmira, N. Y., Aug. to Dec., 1863, when, on account of ill health, he

Resigned, Dec. 31, 1863,

but continued to serve as Provost Marshal of the 28th Congressional District, N. Y., Jan. 21, to Oct. 15, 1865.

Civil History. — Professor of Mathematics, and of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, University of Rochester, N. Y., 1863‑64. U. S. Marshal for the Northern District of New York, Apr. 9, 1869, to  . Secretary of the Board of Visitors to the U. S. Military Academy, 1871. City Surveyor of Rochester, N. Y., 1885‑90.

[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

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Died, Sept. 18, 1891, at Rochester, N. Y.: Aged 71.

See Annual Association of Graduates U. S. M. A., 1892, for an obituary notice.


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