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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1849

Vol. II
p397
1444

(Born England)

James P. Roy

(Ap'd Va.)

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Born Apr. 30, 1828, London, England.

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., 8th Infantry, July 1, 1849.

Served: on frontier duty at San Antonio, Tex., 1849‑50, — Ft. Inge, Tex., 1850, — Convoying train to Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1850, — Ft. Inge, Tex.,

(Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, Aug. 31, 1850)

1850, — San Diego, Cal., 1852, — Scouting against Yuma Indians, 1852, — Benicia, Cal., 1852, — Ft. Miller, Cal., 1852‑53, — Scouting against Rogue River Indians, 1853, — Benicia, Cal., 1853, — and Ft. Lane, Or., 1853;

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

on Coast Survey, Oct. 7, 1853, to Sep. 29, 1859; and on frontier duty at Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1859‑61.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑66: as Acting Asst. Quartermaster and Commissary at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., Apr. 29, 1861, to Mar. 21, 1863, — and Purchasing Commissary of Subsistence at

(Captain, 2d Infantry, May 14, 1861)

Leavenworth Depot, Kan., Mar. 21, 1863, to Sep. 30, 1864; in assisting in organizing and fitting out Expedition against hostile Indians at p398Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., Jan. to Mar., 1865; on Recruiting service at Cincinnati,

(Major, 6th Infantry, Feb. 16, 1865)

O., Mar. to June, 1865; and in garrison at Hilton Head, S. C., June to Aug., 1865.

Served: as Acting Inspector-General of the Department of South Carolina, Aug. 28, 1865, to June 2, 1866, — of the Department of the Carolinas, June 2 to Aug. 17, 1866 (in command of Charleston, S. C., June 19 to Aug. 10, 1866), — and of that Department of the South, Aug. 17, 1866, to Mar. 11, 1867, — and of Second Military District (North and South Carolina), Mar. 11, 1867, to Mar. 19, 1868; under orders and on leave of absence to May 12, 1868; on frontier duty at Ft. Arbuckle, I. T., to Oct., 1869, — Ft. Scott, Kan., to Apr. 26, 1870, — Little Rock, Ark., to Feb. 13, 1871, — Ft. Gibson, I. T., to July 17, 1871 (leave of absence to Sep. 24, 1871), — Ft. Larned, Kan., to May 3, 1872, — and Ft. Stevenson, Dak., to Jan. 14, 1873; in command of Recruiting Depot and Ft. Columbus, N. Y., Feb. 19, 1873, to Oct., 1874; and on leave of absence, Oct. 24, 1874.

Lieut.‑Colonel, 15th Infantry, June 8, 1876.º

Died, Oct. 24, 1874, at Baltimore, Md.: Aged 46.

Buried, Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA.


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