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Register of Officers and Graduates
of the United States Military Academy
Class of 1864

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.

Garrett J. Lydecker: Forty years as an Army engineer; fought for the Union in the War between the States, then spent the rest of his career in river and harbor works.

Arthur H. Burnham: Engineer, fought for the Union in the War between the States; after the war, worked mostly in river and harbor improvements, but died fairly young.

Amos Stickney: Engineer: fought for the Union in the War between the States; most of his forty years in the Army were spent in river and harbor improvements.

James W. Cuyler: Engineer, served in the Union Army during the War between the States; the rest of his career was in river and waterway improvements.

Alexander Mackenzie: Nearly forty-five years as an Army engineer, mostly in river works; ended his career as Chief of Engineers.

Oswald H. Ernst: Engineer, a specialist in river improvements and canals; fought for the Union in the War between the States; Superintendent of the Military Academy 1893‑1898.

David P. Heap: Engineer. Fought for the Union in the War between the States; much of his forty-year Army career was spent in lighthouses and electrical equipment.

William Ludlow: Engineer; fought for the Union in the War between the States; Chief Engineer of the armies in the field in Cuba in the Spanish-American War, then military governor at Havana; President of the War College Board.

Charles B. Phillips: Fought for the Union in the War between the States; the fifteen remaining years of his life and Army career were as an engineer, mostly in river and harbor improvement.

William A. Jones: Engineer; worked on a Union prison camp in the War between the States, then forts, roads, bridges, river improvements, reservoirs, and especially lighthouses.

John T. Cantwell: Fought for the Union in the War between the States, but was killed in a shooting accident in New York State than a year after graduating.

Andrew N. Damrell: Served the Union during the War between the States; forty years as an Army engineer, most of it in harbor and river improvement in Florida, Georgia and Mississippi; taught one year at the Military Academy.

C. Douglas Waterman: Served the Union during the War between the States, but was captured by the Confederacy on his way to his first assignment; then paroled, but died three months after graduating.

Vanderbilt Allen: Fought for the Union in the War between the States, resigning at the end of it; served in the Egyptian army for two years, then manufactured water purifiers.

Charles J. Allen: Almost forty years as an Army engineer; fought for the Union in the War between the States, and spent the rest of his career in river and harbor improvements, much of it on the Mississippi and Missouri rivers.

Cullen Bryant: Ordnance officer, commanded various arsenals.

Martin L. Poland: Ordnance officer; a fourteen-year career which ended in his death five days after achieving his first command of a depot.

Alexander S. Clarke: Eight years in the Army, during which he fought for the Union in the War between the States and taught four years at the Military Academy; in civilian life, a physician.

E. van Arsdale Andruss: Forty years in the Artillery; fought for the Union in the War between the States.

William Ennis: Forty years in the Artillery; fought for the Union in the War between the States; served in Cuba in the Spanish-American War.

John Elliott: Fought for the Union in the War between the States, losing his left foot; died six years after graduating.

Melville R. Loucks: Served in the Union Army during the War between the States and then on the Pacific coast including Alaska; died within eight years of graduating.

Isaac W. Maclay: Ordnance officer, served the Union in the War between the States, leaving the Army after nine years; city surveyor of New York City. He was one of those who carried President Lincoln from Ford's Theater to the room in which he died. [+ AOG]

Rezin G. Howell: Artilleryman, fought for the Union in the War between the States; afterward, mostly Southern garrisons for the rest of his 23‑year career.

William P. Vose: Forty years in the Artillery; fought for the Union in the War between the States and served in the Philippines during the insurgency.

Edward D. Wheeler: Artilleryman, fought for the Union in the War between the States; checkered career included three arrests and ended in his retirement: he died not long after.

Samuel H. Kinney: Fought for the Union in the War between the States; died after the war, in Alaska, four years after graduating.


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