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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1857

Vol. II
p695
1791

(Born N. Y.)

Joseph S. Conrad

(Ap'd N. Y.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1853, to July 1, 1857, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Infantry, July 1, 1857.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1857‑58; on frontier duty

(Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, Oct. 12, 1857)

at Ft. Ripley, Min., 1858, — Ft. Abercrombie, Min., 1858, — Winnebago Agency, 1858‑59, — Long Prairie, 1859, — Ft. Ridgely, Min., 1859, — and Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1859‑60; and on leave of absence, 1860‑61.

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

(First Lieut., 2d Infantry, May 14, 1861)

duty in General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Lyon's Missouri Campaign, June to Aug., 1861, being engaged as Acting Aide-de‑Camp to the Commanding General in the Battle of Wilson's Creek, Aug. 10, 1861, where he was wounded; on sick leave of absence, disabled by wound, Aug. 16 to Oct., 1861; in charge

(Captain, 2d Infantry, Nov. 1, 1861)

p696 of the Discharge Department of the Army of the Potomac, at Washington, D. C., Oct., 1861, to Jan. 21, 1864; in command of 2d Infantry

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Staff — Additional Aide-de‑Camp,
May 5, 1862, to Jan. 21, 1864)

(Army of the Potomac), at Catlett's Station, Va., Jan. 25 to Apr. 20, 1864; in the Richmond Campaign as Acting Asst. Adjutant-General of the Regular Brigade (Army of the Potomac), Apr. 20 to June 5, 1864, — being engaged in the Battle of the Wilderness, May 5‑6, 1864, — Battles about Spottsylvania, May 9‑20, 1864, — Battles of North Anna, May 23‑25, 1864, — Battle of Tolopotomy, May 28‑29, 1864, — and Battle of Bethesda Church, May 30, 1864; as Acting Judge-Advocate and Commissary of Musters, 2d Corps (Army of the Potomac), June 6 to Sep. 3, 1864, being engaged in the Siege of Petersburg, — Operations of

(Bvt. Major, Aug. 1, 1864,
for Gallant Services at the Battle of the Wilderness)

(Bvt. Lieut.‑Colonel, Aug. 1, 1864,
for Gallant Services at the Battle of North Anna River, Va.)

the 2d Corps on the north bank of the James River, — and Combat at Ream's Station, Aug. 25, 1864; on sick leave of absence, Oct. 2 to Nov., 1864; on Provost-Marshal duty at Ft. Monroe, Va., Nov., 1864, to Apr., 1865; and in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., Apr. to July, 1865.

Served: on Recruiting service, July 5, 1865, to Jan. 31, 1868; in garrison at Louisville, Ky., Feb. 4, 1868, to Apr., 1869, — Huntsville, Ala., to Jan., 1870, — Summerville, Ga., Jan. 26 to Mar., 1870, — Jacksonville, Ala., to June 18, 1870, — and Chattanooga, Ten., June 27, 1870, to Jan. 23, 1871; at the Military Academy, as Assistant Instructor of Infantry Tactics, Feb. 2, 1871, to Oct. 12, 1874 (leave of absence to Dec. 27, 1874); in garrison at Atlanta, Ga., Dec. 27, 1874, to Mar. 18, 1875; at Washington, as Disbursing Offer of Board for the exhibition of articles at the Centennial Exhibition, Mar. 22, 1875, to June 27, 1877; in garrison at Atlanta, Ga., to July 13, 1877; on frontier duty at Spokane Falls, Wash., Oct. 6, 1877, to Apr., 1878, — Camp Coeur d'Alène, Ida., Apr. 29 to Oct. 12, 1878, — at Ft. Colville, Wash., Oct. 19 to Dec. 10, 1878; and on detached service at Portland, Or., Dec. 10, 1878, to Aug. 4, 1879; on

(Major, 17th Infantry, Apr. 27, 1879)

leave of absence to Aug. 29, 1879; in command of Ft. Totten, Dak., to May 12, 1884, — of Ft. A. Lincoln, Dak., to Aug., 1884, — Ft. Lyon,

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 22d Infantry, June 27, 1884)

Col., to Apr. 4, 1888, — Ft. Lewis, Col.,º to May 31, 1888, — Ft. Totten, Dak., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p109
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: Fort Totten, Dak., to April, 1891.

(Colonel of Infantry, 21st Infantry, Feb. 24, 1891)

— He joined the 21st Infantry April 6, 1891, and commanded the regiment and post of Fort Sidney, Neb., to Nov. 29, 1891, when he left to inspect the companies of his regiment at different posts, and

Died Dec. 4, 1891, at Fort Randall, S. D.: Aged 58.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1892, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.


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