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Register of Officers and Graduates
of the United States Military Academy
Class of 1834

For a few words about Cullum's Register and the organization of the entries on this site, see the orientation page to the Register. The links below, to the individual entries, open in another window.

William D. Fraser: Engineer, mostly of fortifications and coastal works; served in the Mexican War.

John Sanders: Twenty-four years in the Corps of Engineers, working mostly on harbors; fought in the Mexican War.

Harrison Loughborough: Died two years after graduating, having worked as an engineer on the Cumberland Road.

Thomas A. Morris: Resigned within two years, although he fought for the Union for three months in the War between the States before resigning again; Indiana railroad engineer and executive.

Robert T. P. Allen: Fought in the Second Seminole War, but resigned two years after graduating; clergyman and military school superintendent; in the War between the States, fought briefly for the Confederacy.

James Duncan: Fought in the Second Seminole War and the Mexican War, when he was made "Inspector-General" — not of the U. S. Army — only to die soon afterward.

Epaphras Kibby: Resigned within three years; died five years after graduating.

William T. Stockton: Resigned within two years, but not before fighting in the Second Seminole War; settled in Florida and in the War between the States fought for the Confederacy.

John F. Lee: Artilleryman; fought in the Second Seminole War; made his career in Ordnance, left the service as Judge Advocate of the Army, and as a civilian was a Maryland state senator.

Charles A. Fuller: Resigned after about three years; as a civil engineer he worked mostly on river improvements, and in the War between the States he returned to the Artillery, fighting for the Confederacy.

Curran Pope: Resigned almost immediately, and was a court officer in Kentucky until the War between the States when he served in the Union Army, and died of battle wounds.

Charles B. Chalmers: Served two tours of duty in Florida during the Second Seminole War; dropped, no reason given.

John E. Henderson: Fought in the Second Seminole War; died two years after graduating.

Morris S. Miller: Quickly found his niche as a Quartermaster, in which capacity he served most of his thirty-five years in the Army.

William G. Freeman: Fought in the Second Seminole War, but mostly a staff career in the Adjutant-General's office.

Louis A. B. Walbach: Ordnance officer; was commanding an important arsenal when he died still fairly young.

James F. Cooper: Resigned after three years; railroad engineer.

Gabriel R. Paul: Fought in the Second Seminole War and the Mexican War, against Indians in the West, and for the Union in the War between the States; his career was effectively ended when he was blinded in both eyes by a single bullet in the Battle of Gettysburg.

George P. Field: Infantryman, served in the Second Seminole War, and fought in the Mexican War, in which he was killed.

Cary H. Fry: Quit after two years; served again one year with his State's Volunteers and fought in the Mexican War; a few years later, made the Army a twenty-year career as a paymaster.

Henry S. Turner: Fourteen years in the Army, as a dragoon on the western frontier and in the Mexican War; banker and politician in Missouri.

Seneca G. Simmons: Infantryman, fought in the Mexican War, and was killed in the War between the States, fighting for the Union.

Thomas O. Barnwell: Resigned after two years; a South Carolina planter.

Henry McKavett: Infantryman, served in the Second Seminole War, killed in the Mexican War.

Goode Bryan: Resigned within the year, although he served again briefly during the Mexican War; an Alabama and Georgia planter, in the War between the States he fought for the Confederacy.

Joseph L. Coburn: Nondescript military career for nearly fourteen years; as a civilian, and briefly in the union Army during the War between the States, a government bureaucrat mostly in the Subsistence Department.

James G. Reed: Resigned after three years; a county District Attorney.

Philip N. Barbour: Infantryman, fought in the Second Seminole War, and was killed in the Mexican War.

Arnold Harris: Resigned within three years; Indian and mail agent.

Richard S. Smith: A long essentially military career broken up by brief patches as a college professor; taught drawing at the Military Academy for 15 years, fought for the Union in the War between the States, and taught mathematics and drawing at the Naval Academy for about seven years.

Eustace Robinson: Resigned within the year; an engineer for a while, then a career as a circuit court clerk.

William Scott Ketchum: Twenty-six years on the frontier, much of it fighting Indians; in the War between the States served the Union in various staff capacities, ending his career as a managerial and organizational specialist.

Forbes Britton: Sixteen years in the Army, seeing combat in the Second Seminole War and the Mexican War; Texas landowner and state senator.

John Graham: Resigned after three and a half years in the Army, almost all of it fighting in the Second Seminole War; died in Florida three years after that.

William H. Price: Resigned after two years and led a long life as a Pennsylvania farmer.

Alexander Montgomery: Forty years in the Army, of which twenty-five as a Quartermaster, including service for the Union during the War between the States.


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