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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1849

Vol. II

(Born Va.)

Louis H. Marshall

(Ap'd at Large)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1845, to  p399 July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1849.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1849‑50; on frontier duty at Santa Fé, N. M., 1850, — San Elizario, N. M.,a 1850‑51, — Cantonment

(Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, Mar. 5, 1851)

Dawson, N. M., 1851, — Ft. Union, N. M., 1851‑52, — Santa Fé, N. M., 1853, — Escorting Topographical party, 1853‑54, — and Ft. Craig,

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

N. M., 1854‑55; at Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1855‑56; on Recruiting service, 1856‑58; on frontier duty at Ft. Crittenden, Utah, 1858‑60, — Ft. Laramie, Dak., 1860‑61, — and as Quartermaster, 10th Infantry, July 16 to Dec. 29, 1860; and on leave of absence, 1861.

Captain, 10th Infantry, Dec. 29, 1860.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑66: as Aide-de‑Camp to General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Pope, Aug., 1861, to July 22, 1865, — in Missouri operations, Aug., 1861, to Apr., 1862, — Advance upon and Siege of Corinth, Apr. to May, 1862, — Northern Virginia Campaign, July to

(Colonel, Staff — Additional Aide-de‑Camp, June 30, 1862, to July 28, 1865)

Sep., 1862, — and Department of the Northwest, Sep., 1862, to July, 1865; and as Commissary of Musters for Department of the Northwest, Oct. 16, 1863, to July 22, 1865.

Major, 14th Infantry, Oct. 16, 1863.

Bvt. Lieut.‑Colonel, Mar. 13, 1865,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services during the Rebellion.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Vancouver, Wash., in command of 2d Battalion, 14th Infantry, Aug. 31, 1865, to Mar. 2, 1866, — District of Boisé, Mar. 2 to Nov. 26, 1866, — and of Ft. Vancouver, Wash., Jan. 1, 1867, to

(Transferred to 23d Infantry, Sep. 21, 1866)

Apr., 1867, — and at Ft. Dalles, Or., Apr., 1867; Member of Court of Inquiry and Court Martial, to Sep., 1867; awaiting orders, to Dec. 3, 1867; on leave of absence, to Jan., 1868; and awaiting orders, to Nov. 23, 1868.

Resigned, Nov. 23, 1868.

Civil History. — Farmer, San Bernardino County, Cal., since 1868. P. O., Cucamonga, Cal.

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

Died Oct. 8, 1891, at Monrovia, Cal.: Aged 67.

Thayer's Note:

a So the Register; but the Presidio of San Elizario is, and was, in Texas, and a check of the post returns — thank you, John Stanton at FortWiki — shows that Lieut. Marshall was there at that time.

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