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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1860

Vol. II
p754
1867

(Born Mo.)

Alfred T. Smith

(Ap'd Ill.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1855, to July 1, 1860, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Infantry, July 1, 1860.

Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, Oct. 17, 1860.

Served at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1860‑61.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑66: in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., Feb. 1 to May 15, 1861; as Mustering and Disbursing Officer for the State of Maryland, at Baltimore, Md., May to Oct., 1861; on Recruiting service, Oct. 24, 1861, to May 1, 1862; in the

(First Lieut., 8th Infantry, May 14, 1861)

Virginia Peninsular Campaign, and Movement to Washington, D. C., May 16 to Aug. 16, 1862, on Provost Guard duty at headquarters of the

(Bvt. Captain, July 1, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services during the Peninsular Campaign)

Army of the Potomac; at the Military Academy, 1862‑65, as Asst. Professor

(Captain, 8th Infantry, Sep. 19, 1863)

of Mathematics, Sep. 15, 1862, to Mar. 20, 1865, — and as Asst.

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

Instructor of Infantry Tactics, Aug. 29, 1863, to Mar. 21, 1865; in command of Regiment at Chattanooga, Ten., Apr.‑May, 1865, — at Cleveland,

(Colonel, 156th Illinois Volunteers, Apr. 4, 1865)

Ten., May‑June, 1865, — and Memphis, Ten., July‑Aug., 1865; and as Acting Inspector-General of the District of West Tennessee, Aug. 4 to Sep. 20, 1865.

Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Sep. 20, 1865.

Served; in command of Company, 8th Infantry, at Baltimore, Md., Oct., 1865, to May, 1866, — and Charleston, S. C., May‑June, 1866; on leave of absence, June 11 to Aug. 4, 1866; in command at Anderson, S. C., p755Aug. 6, 1866, to Dec., 1867, — Lawrens C. H., S. C., to Aug., 1868, — Columbia, S. C., to Mar., 1869, — and Ft. Macon, N. C., to Oct. 25, 1869; on leave of absence, to Jan., 1870; in garrison at Ft. Macon, N. C., Jan., 1870, — Columbia, S. C., to Oct., 1870, — David's Island, N. Y., to Nov., 1871, — and Chicago, Ill., to May, 1872; on frontier duty at Beaver, Utah, to Aug., 1874, — Yerba Buena Island, and Ft. Yuma, Cal., Aug.‑Sep., 1874, — and Camp Grant, Ara., Oct., 1874, to Feb., 1878; as Acting Judge Advocate of the Department of Arizona, to May 13, 1878; of leave of absence, May 15 to Sep. 6, 1878; and in garrison at San Diego Barracks, Cal., Sep. 6, 1878, to Feb. 2, 1879; on leave of absence, to Apr. 23, 1879; in garrison at San Diego Barracks, Cal., to Apr. 21, 1880, — Ft. Yuma, Cal., to Sep. 4, 1881, — Camp Thomas, Ara., to Dec. 16, 1881, — Benicia Barracks, Cal., to July 24, 1883, — and Ft. Washakie, Wyo., to Jan. 6,

(Major, 7th Infantry, July 3, 1883)

1884; as Instructor of Rifle Practice, Department of the Platte, to Apr. 6, 1885; in command of Ft. Washakie, Wyo., to Apr. 30, 1887; on sick leave of absence, to Aug. 13, 1887; in command of Ft. Washakie, Wyo., to May 2, 1889; on leave of absence 19 days, and en route to Ft. Niobrara, Neb., to May 24, 1889; and in garrison at Ft. Niobrara, Neb., May 24, 1889, to –––––.

Lieut.‑Colonel, 8th Infantry, Dec. 16, 1888.

Vol. IV
p119
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Niobrara, Neb., May 24, 1889 to Nov. 19, 1890. — On duty, commanding battalion in the field, Rosebud Agency, S. D.º (during the Sioux campaign), to Jan., 1891. — Commanding post of Fort McKinney, Wyo., Feb. 10 to June 6, 1891, and post of Fort Robinson, Neb., June 16 to Aug. 30, 1891. — On leave to Oct. 1, 1891. — Commanding Depot at Davids Island, N. Y., to Oct. 2, 1893. — On leave to Jan. 3, 1894, and awaiting orders to March, 1894.

(Colonel of Infantry, 13th Infantry, March 1, 1891)

— he joined the 13th Infantry, March 29, 1894, and commanded the regiment and post of Fort Sill, Okla., to Oct. 3, 1894; Fort Niagara, N. Y., to Sept. 15, 1897; Fort Porter, N. Y., to April 19, 1898. — En route to and at Tampa, Fla., to June 6, 1898; before Retiring Board, at Tampa, Fla., to July. — He rejoined his regiment at Santiago de Cuba, July 23, 1898, commanding it there to Aug. 8, 1898; Montauk Point, N. Y. (commanding 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Corps, Aug. 20 to Sept. 5, 1898), to Sept., 1898; Fort Porter, N. Y., to April 20, 1899. — Sailed with regiment from San Francisco, Cal., for Manila, April 28, 1899, arriving May 29, 1899, and serving there until

Retired from Active Service, at his own request, after 40 Years' Service, June 16, 1899.

Vol. V
p97
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Retired officer. — Residence, Buffalo, N. Y.

Died May 23, 1905, at Buffalo, N. Y.: Aged 67.


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