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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1860

Vol. II
p759
1873

(Born Mas.)

Salem S. Marsh

(Ap'd Mas.)

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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.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1860; and on frontier

(Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, Jan. 19, 1861)

duty at Ft. Colville, Wash., 1861, — and in command of Escort of Northwest Boundary Survey, 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑63: on

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

Signal duty, 1861‑62; in command of 2d Infantry, Nov. 6, 1862, to

(Captain, 2d Infantry, Nov. 12, 1861)

May 1, 1863, in the Rappahannock Campaign (Army of the Potomac), being engaged in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862, — and

(Bvt. Major, Dec. 13, 1862,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Va.)

Battle of Chancellorsville, May 1, 1863.

Bvt. Lieut.‑Colonel, May 3,º 1863,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Chancellorsville, Va.

Killed, May 1, 1863, at the Battle of Chancellorsville, Va.: Aged 26.


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