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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1858

Vol. II

(Born Ga.)

Bryan M. Thomas

(Ap'd Ga.)


Bryan Morel Thomas: Born May 8, 1836, Milledgeville, GA.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1854, to July 1, 1858, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Infantry, July 1, 1858.

Served: in garrison at Columbus, 1858‑59; on frontier duty conducting Recruits to Utah, 1859, — Utah Expedition, 1859‑60, —

(Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, Jan. 19, 1859)

March to New Mexico, 1860, — Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1860, — Navajo Expedition, 1860, — and Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1860‑61; and on leave of absence, 1861.

Resigned, Apr. 6, 1861.

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States.a

Civil History. — Cotton Planter, Dooly County, Ga., 1866‑81. School Teacher, Dalton, Ga., since 1881.

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

Civil History. — Superintendent of Public Schools, in Dalton, Ga., Feb., 1890, to –––––.

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

Civil History. — Unknown.

Died July 16, 1905, at Dalton, Ga.: Aged 69.

Buried, West Hill Cemetery, Dalton, GA.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1905, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Thayer's Note:

a As with other Confederate officers, Cullum's Register omits his war record: the deficiency is made good in the 1905 AOG Report linked above.

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