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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1849

Vol. II

(Born Pa.)

Joseph L. Tidball

(Ap'd O.)


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., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1849.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Mackinac, Mich., 1849‑50, — Ft. Leavenworth,

(Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, Mar. 31, 1850)

Kan., 1850‑53, — Ft. Riley, Kan., 1853, — and Ft. Atkinson, Kan., 1854; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1854‑55; on Recruiting

(First Lieut., 10th Infantry, Mar. 3, 1855)

service, 1855; in garrison at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 1855; on frontier duty at Ft. Ripley, Min., 1855‑57; and on Utah Expedition, 1857‑58;

(Captain, 10th Infantry, Aug. 25, 1855)

on sick leave of absence, 1858‑60; on frontier duty at Ft. Laramie, Dak., 1860, — and Ft. Wise, Col., 1860; and on sick leave of absence, 1860‑61.

Retired from Active Service, Nov. 1, 1861,
for Disability Resulting from Disease and Exposure in the Line of Duty.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑62: as Mustering Officer at Elmira, N. Y., Depot of Volunteers, Nov., 1861, to Feb., 1862.

Served: on Recruiting service, at Buffalo, N. Y., Feb. 26, 1862, to Jan. 1, 1868; and on Court-martial duty, Dec. 4, 1868, to Apr. 12, 1869.

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

Military History. — Retired officer.

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

Military History. — Retired officer. — Residence, Buffalo, N. Y.

Died Jan. 31, 1907, at Buffalo, N. Y.: Aged 84.

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