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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1856

Vol. II
p655
1732

(Born N. J.)

Richard Lodor

(Ap'd N. J.)

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Born Oct. 29, 1832.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1852, to July 1, 1856, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Artillery, July 1, 1856.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Ontario, N. Y., 1856; in Florida Hostilities

(Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, Oct. 31, 1856)

against the Seminole Indians, 1856‑57; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, quelling Kansas Disturbances, 1857‑58, and Platte Bridge, Kan., 1858; and in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1859, — and Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1859‑61.

First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Feb. 1, 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑66: in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1861‑62; in the Mississippi Campaign (Army of the

(Captain, 4th Artillery, Nov. 29, 1861)

Ohio), May‑June, 1862, being engaged in the Siege of Corinth, May 1‑30, 1862; in Major-General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Buell's movement through North Alabama and Tennessee, June to Aug., 1862; absent sick at Nashville, Aug.‑Sep., 1862; as Chief of Artillery of General Crittenden's Division (Army of the Ohio), Sep. 8, 1862, to Jan. 20, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of

(Bvt. Major, Dec. 31, 1862,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Stone River, Ten.)

Stone River, Dec. 31, 1862, to Jan. 3, 1863; as Asst. Inspector-General, 21st Army Corps (Army of the Ohio), Jan. 20 to Nov. 1, 1863, in the

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Staff, U. S. Volunteers, Jan. 20 to Nov. 1, 1863)

Tennessee Campaign, being engaged on the Advance to Tullahoma, June 24 to July 4, 1863, — Crossing the Cumberland Mountains, Aug.‑Sep., 1863, — and Battle of Chickamauga, Sep. 19‑20, 1863; on sick leave of absence, Oct. to Dec., 1863; as Assistant in the Office of the Commissary-General of Prisoners, Dec. 8, 1863, to June 21, 1864; in the Provost Marshal General's Bureau, June 21, 1864, to Mar. 6, 1866; and on Rifle

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

Tactics Board, Mar. 6 to Apr. 6, 1866.

Served: in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., Apr., 1866, to Nov., 1867, — Ft. Foote, Md., Nov. 28, 1867, to Jan., 1871, — Ft. Monroe, Va., Jan. 9, 1871, to Oct. 19, 1876, Columbia, S. C., Oct. 20 to Nov. 17, 1876, — Washington Arsenal, D. C., Nov. 19, 1876, to Feb. 5, 1877, — Ft. Monroe, Va., Feb. 6, 1877, to July 1, 1886, — Ft. McHenry, Md. (in command)

(Major, 3d Artillery, Aug. 25, 1879)

July 13, 1886, to Apr. 6, 1887, — Washington Barracks, D. C., to May, 1888, — and Ft. Wadsworth, N. Y., June 15, 1888, to [image ALT: an underscored blank].

Transferred to 1st Artillery, May 1, 1890.

Vol. IV
p102
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. —

(Transferred to 1st Artillery, May 1, 1890)

p103 Served: At Ft. Wadsworth, N. Y., to July 20, 1892.

(Colonel of Artillery, 2d Artillery, July 1, 1892)

— Commanding regiment and post of Ft. Adams, R. I., Aug. 3, 1892, until

Retired from Active Service, he being 64 Years of Age, Oct. 29, 1896.

Vol. V
p87
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. —

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

— Residence, New York City.

Vol. VI
p78
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Oct. 29, 1832.)

Military History. —

Colonel, 2d Artillery, July 1, 1892.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Oct. 29, 1896, by Operation of Law.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., on Retired List, April 23, 1904,
Act of April 23, 1904.

Died May 9, 1917, at Norfolk, Va.: Aged 84.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1917.


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