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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1848

Vol. II
p360
1395

(Born O.)

Nathaniel H. McLean

(Ap'd at Large)

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Born Nov. 27, 1827, Piqua, OH.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1848.

Served: in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1848‑49; on frontier

(Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, Mar. 29, 1849)

duty at Monterey, Cal., 1849‑50, — San Miguel, Cal., 1850, — Benicia, Cal., 1850‑51, — March to the Mariposa Country, 1851, — Ft. Miller, Cal., 1851‑52, — Mono Lake, Utah, 1852, — Benicia, Cal., 1852‑53, — and Ft. Yuma, Cal., 1853‑54; on Recruiting service, 1854‑55; as Adjutant, 2d

(First Lieut., 2d Infantry, Jan. 8, 1853, to May 14, 1861)

Infantry, Mar. 24, 1855, to Sep. 10, 1857; in garrison at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 1855; on frontier duty at Ft. Pierre, Dak., 1855‑56, — Ft. Lookout, Dak., 1856, — and Ft. Randall, Dak., 1857‑58; on Recruiting service, 1858‑60; and on Coast Survey, Mar. 14, 1860, to May 22, 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑64: on Commissary and Quartermaster duty at Harrisburg, Pa., May 5‑17, 1861; as

(Bvt. Captain, Staff — Asst. Adjutant-General, May 11, 1861)

Adjutant-General of the Department of the Ohio, May 21 to Dec. 8,

(Captain, Staff — Asst. Adjutant-General, Aug. 3, 1861)

1861, — of the Department of Missouri, Jan. 31 to Mar. 11, 1862, — of the Department of the Mississippi, Mar. 11 to July 11, 1862, — of the Department of the Missouri, July 11 to Aug. 23, 1862, — and of the Department

(Major, Staff — Asst. Adjutant-General, July 17, 1862)

of the Ohio, Aug. 23, 1862, to Dec. 26, 1863; and as Assistant to Provost Marshal General, and Superintendent of Recruiting service for Oregon and Washington Territory, Feb. to July,º 1864.

Resigned, June 24, 1864.

p361 Civil History. — Purchasing Agent and Auditor of Cincinnati and Indianapolis Railroad, 1864‑66.

Military History. — Reappointed in the Army by Law of Mar. 3, 1875, to be

Lieut.‑Colonel, Staff — Assistant Adjutant-General, Mar. 3, 1875,

that being the rank he would have attained in service at the date of the passage of the act.

Retired from Active Service, Mar. 3, 1875, under the Law of that date.

Died, July 5, 1884, at Cincinnati, O.: Aged 57.

Buried, Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH.


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