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 [decorative delimiter] Class of May 6, 1861

Vol. II
p796
1913

(Born Mich.)

John B. Williams

(Ap'd Mich.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1856, to May 6, 1861, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, May 6, 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑62: in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., May‑June, 1861; in Movement to Upper

(First Lieut., 3d Infantry, June 6, 1861)

Potomac and returning, June 7‑19, 1861; in the Manassas Campaign, July, 1861, being engaged in the Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861; in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., July, 1861, to Mar., 1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Mar. to Aug., 1862, being engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5 to May 4, 1862, — Battle of Gaines's Mill, June 27, 1862, — and Battle of Malvern Hill, July 1, 1862; in the Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug.‑Sep., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Manassas, Aug. 29‑30, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep. to Nov., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862, — and March to Falmouth, Va., Oct.‑Nov., 1862; and on sick leave of absence, Dec. 23, 1862, to Feb. 11, 1863.

Dismissed, Feb. 11, 1863, by the President of the United States.

Civil History. — In Hyatt's Military Institute, West Chester, Pa., 18–––.

Vol. IV
p126
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Unknown.

Vol. V
p101
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Unknown.

Died Oct. 10, 1903, at Quebec, Canada: Aged 67.


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