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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1852

Vol. II
p494
1559

(Born N. Y.)

Peter T. Swaine

(Ap'd N. Y.)

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Peter Tyler Swaine: Born Jan. 21, 1831, New York, NY.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1847, to July 1, 1852, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1852.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1852; on frontier duty at

(Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, Dec. 31, 1852)

Ft. Clark, Tex., 1852‑53, — Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1853‑54, — Chicon, Tex., 1854, — Turkey Creek, Tex., 1854, — and Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1854‑55; in

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

garrison at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 1855; on frontier duty at Ft. Snelling, Min.

(First Lieut., 10th infantry, Aug. 8, 1855)

Min., 1855‑56, — Quartermaster 10th Infantry, Dec. 7, 1855, to Apr. 30, 1860, — Ft. Ridgely, Min., 1856‑57, — and Utah Expedition, 1857‑60; and on Recruiting service, 1860‑61.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑66: in the

(Captain, 15th Infantry, May 14, 1861)

Tennessee and Mississippi Campaign (Army of the Ohio), Mar. to June, 1862, in command of Battalion, being engaged in the Battle of Shiloh, Apr. 7, 1862, — and Advance upon and Siege of Corinth, Apr. 9 to May 30,

(Bvt. Major, Apr. 7, 1862,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Shiloh, Ten.)

1862; in Major-General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Buell's Movements through North Alabama, Tennessee, and Kentucky to Louisville, June to Sep., 1862; in command of Brigade in Defense of Cincinnati, and driving General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Kirby Smith's Raiders from Kentucky, Sep. 4 to Nov. 17, 1862; in Major-General

(Colonel, 99th Ohio Volunteers, Sep. 4, 1862)

Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Rosecrans' Tennessee Campaign, Nov., 1862, to Sep., 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Stone River, Dec. 31, 1862, to Jan. 2, 1863, where

(Bvt. Lieut.‑Colonel, Dec. 31, 1862,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Murfreesborough, Ten.)

he was wounded, — and Battle of Chickamauga, commanding Brigade, Sep. 19‑20, 1863; as Asst. Superintendent of Recruiting Service for the State of Ohio, Dec., 1863, to Jan., 1864; in command of Cincinnati, O., Feb. to Apr., 1864; in the Invasion of Georgia, commanding Brigade, 23d Army Corps, June 23 to Aug. 18, 1864, being engaged in the Battles of Kenesaw Mountain, June 20 to July 2, 1864, — Capture of Decatur, July, 1864, — Operations in front of Atlanta, July 19‑22, 1864, — Siege of Atlanta, July 22 to Aug. 18, 1864, — and in numerous Actions and Skirmishes; in command of the District of Covington and Newport, Ky., Sep. 1, 1864, to Feb., 1865; in command of 2d Battalion, 15th Infantry,

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Dec. 31, 1864)

in the Department of Tennessee, Feb. 18 to Aug. 18, 1865; as Judge-

(Bvt. Colonel, Mar. 13, 1865,
for Faithful and Meritorious Services during the Rebellion)

Advocate of the District of Augusta, Ga., Aug. 19, 1865, to Dec. 1, 1865;

p495 (Major, 16th Infantry, Dec. 29, 1865)

in command of 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry, at Mobile, Ala., Jan. 21 to Apr. 14, 1866; and on leave of absence, Apr. 19 to June 6, 1866.

Transferred to 25th Infantry, Sep. 21, 1866.

Served: in command of District of Memphis, Ten., June 17, 1866, to May, 1867; on leave of absence to July 5, 1867; in garrison at Paducah, Ky., Aug., 1867, to Apr. 22, 1869, — Montgomery, Ala., to Aug. 12,

(Transferred to 2d Infantry, Mar. 15, 1869)

1871, — Atlanta, Ga., Sep. 14, 1871, to Sep. 18, 1872, — and St. Louis,

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 15th Infantry, Oct. 24, 1874)

Mo. (on disbursing duty), to July 5, 1876; awaiting orders, to Oct., 1876; in command of regiment at Ft. Wingate, N. M., Oct. 4, 1876 (leave of absence, June 25 to July 19, 1879), to Aug. 28, 1879, — and Ft. Stanton, N. M., to Mar. 15, 1880; sick, and absent on leave, to Apr. 29, 1881; in command of Ft. Bayard, N. M., to Oct. 26, 1881, — at Ft. Lyon, Col., to Apr. 12, 1882; in command of regiment and Ft. Lewis, Col., to Nov. 11, 1882, and at Ft. Randall, Dak., to Nov. 10, 1883, and of post to

(Colonel, 22d Infantry, Apr. 18, 1884)

May 20, 1884; on leave of absence, May 24 to Aug. 29, 1884; in command of regiment at Ft. Lewis, Col. (and of District of New Mexico, Nov. 6, 1884, to Mar. 2, 1885, and on leave of absence, Aug. 23 to Sep. 21, 1885, and May 28 to June 30, 1886), to Apr. 12, 1888, — at Ft. Lyon, Col., to June 1, 1888, — and at Ft. Keogh, Mon., to [image ALT: an underscored blank].

Vol. IV
p86
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: In command of Fort Keogh, Mont., until Jan., 1894. — Commanded Department of Dakota, Feb. 3 to Apr. 20, 1894. — Commanded Fort Keogh to Dec. 10, 1894.

Retired from Active Service, he being 64 Years of Age, Jan. 21, 1895.

— Residence, Los Nietos, Cal.

Vol. V
p77
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Retired officer. — Residence, Los Nietos, Cal.

Died May 10, 1904, at Los Angeles, Cal.: Aged 73.


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