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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1850

Vol. II
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(Born Me.)

Cuvier Grover

(Ap'd Me.)

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Born July 29, 1828.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Artillery, July 1, 1850.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1850‑52, 1852‑53;

(Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, Sep. 16, 1850)

on Northern Pacific Railroad Exploration, Apr. 14, 1853, to July 17, 1854; in garrison at Ft. Independence, Mas., 1854‑55; on Recruiting service,

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

1855; and on frontier duty at Ft. Crawford, Wis., 1855‑56, — Ft. Snelling, Min., 1856‑57, — Utah Expedition, 1857‑58 (Provost-Marshal, Jan. 5

(Captain, 10th Infantry, Sep. 17, 1858)

to Aug. 4, 1858), 1859‑60, — Ft. Garland, Col., 1860‑61, — and Ft. Union, N. M., 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑66: at Ft. Marcy, N. M., Oct. to Nov., 1861; on leave of absence, Nov. 12, 1861, to Apr., 1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac),

(Brig.‑General, U. S. Volunteers, Apr. 14, 1862)

Apr. to Aug., 1862, being engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. to May 4, 1862, — Battle of Williamsburg, May 5, 1862, — Battle

(Bvt. Lieut.‑Colonel, May 5, 1862,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Williamsburg, Va.)

of Fair Oaks, May 31 to June 1, 1862, — Battle at Savage Station,

(Bvt. Colonel, May 31, 1862,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Fair Oaks, Va.)

June 29, 1862, — Battle of Glendale, June 30, 1862, — Battle of Malvern Hill, July 1, 1862, — and Skirmish at Harrison's Landing, July 2, 1862; in the Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug. to Sep., 1862, being engaged in the Action at Bristoe Station, Aug. 27, 1862, — and Battle of Manassas, Aug. 29‑30, 1862; in command of division of 19th Corps, Department of the Gulf, Dec. 30, 1862, to July, 1864, being engaged in Occupation of Baton Rouge, La., Jan. to Apr., 1863, — Combat of Irish Bend, Apr. 14, 1863, — Action of Vermilion Bayou, Apr., 1863, — Expedition to Port Hudson, La., May 19‑2, 1863, in command of the right wing of the Army besieging the place, — and Action of Mansuria, La., May 15,

(Major, 3d Infantry, Aug. 31, 1863)

p411 1864; in command of Division, 19th Corps, in the Shenandoah Campaign, Aug. to Dec. 1864, being engaged in the Battle of Opequan, Sep. 19, 1864, — Battle of Fisher's Hill, Sep. 22, 1864, — and Battle of Cedar

(Bvt. Maj.‑General, U. S. Volunteers, Oct. 19, 1864,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services
at the Battles of Winchester and Fisher's Hill, Va.)

Creek, Oct. 19, 1864, where he was wounded; in command of the District of Savannah, Ga., Jan. to June, 1865; and in garrison at St. Louis,

(Bvt. Brig.‑General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Cedar Creek,
and in the Campaign of Shenandoah Valley, Va.)

(Bvt. Maj.‑General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services in the Field during the Rebellion)

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Aug. 24, 1865)

Mo., Nov. 19, 1865, to Apr. 19, 1866.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Larned, Kan., Apr.‑May, 1866, and June to Nov. 7, 1866; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Dec. 2, 1866, to Feb. 6, 1867; on Recruiting service, Feb. 6 to May 4, 1867; in

(Lieut.‑Col., 38th Infantry, July 28, 1866)

garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., May, 1867; in command of regiment en route to and at Ft. Craig, N. M., Oct., 1867, to Feb., 1868; on Court-martial duty, Feb.‑Mar., 1868; on leave of absence, Mar. 28 to May 28, 1868; in command of Ft. Selden, N. M., July‑Aug., 1868, — and of regiment and Ft. Craig, N. M., Sep. 3, 1868, to July 19, 1869; as Acting

(Unassigned, Mar. 15, 1869)

Assistant Inspector-General of Fifth Military District, July, 1869, to June 1, 1870; on leave of absence, June to Dec., 1870; as Superintendent of General Mounted Recruiting Service, Dec., 1870, to Jan. 10, 1871; in

(Assigned to 3d Cavalry, Dec. 15, 1870)

command of regiment at Camp Verde, Ara., Feb. to Dec., 1871; en route to Department of the Platte, to Feb. 27, 1872; in command of detachment of regiment at Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., Mar. 30 to Oct. 7, 1872; on leave of absence, Oct. 7 to Dec. 28, 1872; in command of Ft. Fetterman, Wy., Dec. 28, 1872, to Oct. 21, 1873; on Court Martial to Nov. 4, 1873; on leave of absence, Nov. 4, 1873, to Sep. 16, 1874; as Acting Assistant Inspector-General of the Department of the Platte, Sep. 22, 1874, to Mar. 7, 1876; on leave of absence, Mar. 7 to Oct. 15, 1876; in command

(Colonel, 1st Cavalry, Dec. 28, 1875)

of regiment and Ft. Vancouver, Wash., Nov. 18, 1876, to Jan., 1877, — and Ft. Walla Walla, Wash., Jan., 1877, to July 15, 1878 (Scouting, June 7 to July 2, 1878); and as Superintendent of Mounted Recruiting Service, Oct. 1, 1878, to Oct. 1, 1880; in command of regiment and Ft. Walla Walla, W. T., Dec. 4, 1880, to June 10, 1884; on leave of absence to Sep. 7, 1884; in command of regiment and Ft. Custer, Mon., to Mar. 8, 1885; and on sick leave of absence to June 6, 1885.

Died, June 6, 1885, at Atlantic City, N. J.: Aged 57.

Buried, West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY.


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