[image ALT: Much of my site will be useless to you if you've got the images turned off!]
mail:
Bill Thayer

[image ALT: Cliccare qui per una pagina di aiuto in Italiano.]
Italiano

[Link to a series of help pages]
Help
[Link to the next level up]
Up
[Link to my homepage]
Home
This site is not affiliated with the US Military Academy.
[decorative delimiter]
USMA
Home

 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1854

Vol. II
p581
1639

(Born N. Y.)

Judson D. Bingham

(Ap'd Ind.)

9

Judson David Bingham: Born May 16, 1831.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1850, to July 1, 1854, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1854.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Wood, N. Y., 1854‑55, — and Barrancas Barracks, Fla., 1855‑56; on Coast Survey, Mar. 22, 1856, to June 12,

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Mar. 12, 1856, to Aug. 1, 1863)

1857; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1857, 1857‑59; on Expedition to Harper's Ferry, Va., to suppress John Brown's Raid, 1859; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1859‑60; and on frontier duty at Ft. Ridgely, Min., 1860‑61.

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

(Captain, Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, May 13, 1861)

of trains and supplies of Gen. Banks's command in Maryland, Aug., 1861, to Feb. 12, 1862, — and of Quartermaster's Depot at Nashville, Ten., Mar., 1862, to Mar., 1863; as Chief Quartermaster of 17th Army Corps (Lieut.‑Col. ex officio), Jan. 1, 1863, to Apr. 23, 1864, and of the Army of the Tennessee, Apr. 23 to Aug. 25, 1864, being present at Lake Providence and Milliken's Bend, La., Apr. 9‑23, 1863, — Siege of Vicksburg, Apr. 23 to July 4, 1863, — Occupation of Vicksburg, July to Nov., 1863, — Memphis, Ten., Nov., 1863, to Feb., 1864, — Expedition to Meridian, Feb., 1864, — at Huntsville, Ala., Mar.‑Apr., 1864, — and in the Invasion of Georgia, including the Siege of Atlanta, May 4 to Aug. 25, 1864; and as Inspector (Colonel, ex officio, Aug. 2, 1864, to Dec. 31, 1866) of the Quartermaster's Department, Aug. 25, 1864, to Dec. 31, 1866.

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

Bvt. Brig.‑General, U. S. Army, Apr. 9, 1865,
for Faithful and Meritorious Services in the Field during the Rebellion.

Served: as Chief Quartermaster, Department of the Lakes, Jan. 8,

(Major, Staff — Quartermaster, July 29, 1866)

p582 1867, to Mar. 31, 1870; as Assistant in the office of the Quartermaster-General at Washington, D. C., Apr. 4, 1870, to Oct. 16, 1879, being in charge of the Bureau, Oct. 25, 1873, to Jan. 19, 1874, and Jan. 28 to Feb. 20, 1875, and as Commissioner to audit Kansas War Accounts,

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Staff — Dep. Quartermaster-General, Mar. 18, 1875)

Mar. 8 to Apr. 5, 1871; as Chief Quartermaster of the Department of the Missouri, Oct. 20, 1879, to Nov. 15, 1883, — of the Division of the

(Colonel, Staff — Asst. Quartermaster-General, July 2, 1883)

Pacific and Department of California, Nov. 24, 1883, to May 30, 1886, — and of the Division of the Missouri, June 4, 1886, to [image ALT: an underscored blank].

Vol. IV
p94
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Chief Quartermaster Military Division of the Missouri, Chicago, Ill., from June 4, 1886 to date of discontinuance of the Division, and Chief Quartermaster Department of the Missouri at the same place until about Dec. 26, 1894. — After that date, in Chicago, settling accounts, until May 16, 1895, when

Retired by Operation of Law (Sec. 1, Act June 30, 1882), May 16, 1895.

— Post-office address, No. 61 West 50th Street, New York City.

Vol. V
p82
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. —

(Brigadier-General on Retired List, April 23, 1904.)

— Residence, Philadelphia, Pa.

Civil History. — Member of National Geographic Society and of American Forestry Association. — Residence, Philadelphia, Penn.

Died Nov. 17, 1909, at Philadelphia, Penn.: Aged 79.

Buried, West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY.


[image ALT: Valid HTML 4.01.]

Page updated: 22 Oct 13