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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1849

Vol. II
p389
1431

(Born Va.)

Beverly H. Robertson

(Ap'd Va.)

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Beverly Holcombe Robertson: Born June 5, 1827, The Oaks (Amelia Co.), VA.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 1, 1849.

Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1849‑50; on

(Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 25, 1859)

frontier duty at Socorro, N. M., 1850, — Doña Ana, N. M., 1850, — Albiquia, N. M., 1850‑51, — Scouting, 1851, — Ft. Conrad, N. M., 1851‑52, — Scouting against Apache Indians, 1852, being engaged in a Skirmish on Jornada del Muerto, N. M., Feb. 19, 1852, — Albuquerque, N. M., 1852, — Ft. Conrad, N. M., 1852, — Ft. Fillmore, N. M., 1852, — Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1852‑53, — and Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1853; on leave of absence, 1853; on frontier duty in conducting recruits to Kansas, 1854, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1854, — March to New Mexico, 1854, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1854‑55, — Sioux Expedition, 1855, being engaged in the p390Action of Blue Water, Neb., Sep. 3, 1855, — and Ft. Riley, Kan., 1856;

(First Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Mar. 3, 1855)

on Recruiting service, 1856‑58; on frontier duty at Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1858‑59, — Nebraska City, 1859, — Pawnee Expedition, 1859, — and Ft. Crittenden, Ut., 1860‑61; and as Adjutant, 2d Dragoons, Aug. 20, 1860, to Mar. 3, 1861, and Acting Asst. Adjutant-General of the Department

(Captain, 2ddra, Mar. 3, 1861)

of Utah, Aug. 20, 1860, to Mar. 31, 1861, — and at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1861.

Dismissed, Aug. 8, 1861, "Having given proof of his disloyalty."

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States.a

Civil History. — Unknown, nothing authentic having been received.

Vol. IV
p76
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Engaged in Real Estate and Insurance business, at Washington, D. C., from 1870 to [image ALT: an underscored blank].

Vol. V
p70
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Engaged in Real Estate and Insurance business, at Washington, D. C., from 1870 to [image ALT: an underscored blank].

Vol. V
p56
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Entered the Academy as Beverly Robertson; name changed to Beverly H. Robertson before graduation. Born June 5, 1827.)

Military History. —

Captain, 2d Dragoons, March 3, 1861.

Dismissed, Aug. 8, 1861.

Civil History. — Engaged in Real Estate and Insurance business, at Washington, D. C., from 1870 until he

Died, Nov. 12, 1910, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 88.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1911.


Thayer's Note:

a As with other Confederate officers, Cullum's Register omits his war record. According to the Southern Historical Society Papers he was appointed Brig.‑General, June 9, 1862; in 1862‑63 he commanded a cavalry brigade of Stuart's Corps in the Army of Northern Virginia; and in 1864‑65 he commanded the Second District of South Carolina: a more specific summary of what that entailed is given in the AOG obituary linked above.


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