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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1850

Vol. II

(Born Pa.)

Robert MacFeely

(Ap'd Pa.)


Robert M. MacFeely: Born Carlisle, PA.

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 Infantry, July 1, 1850.

 p429  Served: in garrison at Ft. Brady, Mich., 1850‑52, — and Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1852; on frontier duty at Ft. Dalles, Or., 1852‑53, — in command

(Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 13, 1852)

of Escort for Pacific Railroad Exploration, 1853‑54, — Ft. Dalles, Or., 1854, — Scouting against Snake Indians, 1854, — Ft. Dalles, Or., 1854‑55, — Yakima Expedition, 1855, — Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1855‑56,

(First Lieut., 4th Infantry, Feb. 3, 1855, to May 14, 1861)

— Ft. Orford, Or., 1856, — Rogue River Expedition, Mar. to June, 1856, being engaged in several Skirmishes with Oregon Indians, — Quartermaster, 4th Infantry, Sep. 10, 1856, to May 11, 1861, — and Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1856‑60; and on leave of absence, 1860‑61.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑66: on Mustering duty at Frederick, Md., Apr. 18‑26, 1861; as Commissary for the State of Indiana, May‑June, 1861; on Western Virginia Campaign,

(Captain, Staff — Com. of Subsistence, May 11, 1861)

June 20 to Oct. 4, 1861; as Chief of Commissariat at Cincinnati, O., for the Department of Western Virginia and District of Ohio, Oct. 5 to Nov. 30, 1861; as Commissary for the State of Indiana, at Indianapolis, Dec. 1, 1861, to Feb. 11, 1862, — as Chief of Commissariat of the Army of the Ohio, Feb. 12 to Dec. 31, 1862; as Chief of Commissariat, with rank of Lieut.‑Colonel, of 15th Army Corps, Jan. 1 to Apr. 14, 1863, and of Department

(Major, Staff — Com. of Subsistence, Feb. 9, 1863)

and Army of the Tennessee, Apr. 14, 1863, to Sep. 20, 1864, being engaged in the Vicksburg Campaign, and the subsequent Operations of the Army of the Tennessee, including the Campaign from Chattanooga to Atlanta; as Assistant to the Commissary-General at Washington, D. C., Oct. 4 to Nov. 19, 1864; and as Purchasing and Depot Commissary and Chief of Commissariat of the Department of the Ohio, at Cincinnati, O., and in general charge of the Subsistence Department in the States of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, Dec. 1, 1864, to Sep. 11, 1866.

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

Served: as Chief Commissary of the Department of the Lakes, and Depot and Purchasing Commissary, at Detroit, Mich., Sep. 28, 1866, to June 30, 1867, and at Chicago, Ill., to May, 1875; and in charge of the

(Brig.‑General, Staff — Commissary-General of Subsistence, U. S. Army,
Apr. 14, 1875)

Commissary Bureau at Washington, D. C., since May 10, 1875.

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

Military History.Commissary-General of Subsistence, in charge of the Commissary Department, Washington, D. C., from May 10, 1875, to July 1, 1890.

Retired from Active Service, he being 64 Years of Age, July 1, 1890.

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

Military History. — Retired officer.

Retired from Active Service, he being 64 Years of Age, July 1, 1890.

Died Feb. 22, 1901, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 75.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1901, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

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