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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1853

Vol. II
p562
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(Born S. C.)

Alfred E. Latimer

(Ap'd S. C.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Jul. 1, 1848, to July 1, 1853, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Infantry, July 1, 1853.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1853‑54, — at Benicia, Cal., 1854; on frontier duty at Ft. Humboldt, Or., 1855, — Ft. Laramie,

(Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, Feb. 5, 1855)

Dak., 1855‑56, — Ft. Pierre, Dak., 1856, — and Ft. Randall, Dak., 1856‑58; on Topographical duty, 1859‑60; and on frontier duty at Ft.

(First Lieut., 2d Infantry, Apr. 18, 1859)

Ripley, Min., 1860, — Long Prairie, Min., 1860, — and Ft. Ripley, Min., 1860‑61.

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

(Captain, 11th Infantry, May 14, 1861)

Defenses of Washington, D. C., June 20, 1861, to Aug. 23, 1862; in command p563of Regimental Recruits, Aug. 23, 1862, to Aug., 1863, — of Company, Aug., 1863, to Mar., 1864, — and of Regiment, Mar., 1864, to Feb., 1865, at Ft. Independence, Mas.; as Superintendent of Regimental Recruiting Service, Mar., 1864, to Feb., 1865; in command of Battalion of his Regiment (Army of the Potomac), before and near Richmond, Va., Mar. 1 to Sep. 26, 1865; and on leave of absence, Sep. 26 to Oct., 1865.

Bvt. Major, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meritorious Services.

Transferred to 19th Infantry, Sep. 21, 1866.

Served: in command of Company at Richmond, Va., Oct. to Dec., 1866, — and of the Post of Lynchburg, Va., Jan. 14 to Aug. 15, 1867; on leave

(Major, 19th Infantry, June 25, 1867)

of absence, to Mar., 1868; in garrison at Fayetteville, N. C., Mar. 20 to Nov. 28, 1868; as Professor of Military Science at the Bishop Seabury

(Unassigned, Mar. 15, 1869)

(Assigned to 4th Cavalry, Dec. 15, 1870)

Mission, Faribault, Min., to Aug., 1871; on frontier duty at Ft. Richardson, Tex., Aug. 27, 1871, to Mar., 1872, — Ft. Griffin, Tex., to Dec. 25, 1872, — Ft. Richardson, Tex., to Mar. 4, 1873, — Fts. Concho and McKavett, Tex., to June, 1873, — Ft. Clark, Tex., June to Oct., 1873, — Ft. Duncan, Tex., Oct. 22, 1873, to May, 1874, — and Ft. Clark, Tex., May 7, 1874, to Feb. 21, 1875; and on sick leave of absence, Feb. 21, 1875, to Mar. 20, 1879.

Retired from Active Service, Mar. 20, 1879,
for Disability contracted in line of Duty.

Vol. IV
p92
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Retired officer.

(Brevet Lieut.‑Colonel, Feb. 27, 1890, for Gallant Services in action against Indians on the North Fork of Red River, Texas, Sept. 29, 1872.)

Vol. V
p80
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Retired officer.

(Lieut.‑Colonel U. S. A., Retired, April 23, 1904.)

Died March 19, 1905, at Bronxville, N. Y.: Aged 70.


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