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 [decorative delimiter] Class of June 24, 1861

Vol. II
p833
1960

(Born O.)

Leroy S. Elbert

(Ap'd Io.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1857, to June 24, 1861, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., Mounted Riflemen, June 24, 1861.

Second Lieut., Mounted Riflemen, June 24, 1861.

First Lieut., Mounted Riflemen, June 24, 1861:
3d Cavalry, Aug. 3, 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑63: in drilling Volunteers at Washington, D. C., June‑July, 1861; in the Manassas Campaign of 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 Williamsburg, May 5, 1862, — and Action of Hanover C. H., as Aide-de‑Camp to Brig.‑General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Emory, May 27, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep. to Nov., 1862, being engaged, on the South of Brig.‑General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Pleasonton, in the Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862, — and in numerous Skirmishes; in the Rappahannock Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Dec., 1862, to June, 1863, being engaged

(Captain, 3d Cavalry, Mar. 11, 1863)

in the Battle of Fredericksburg, in charge of the ammunition of the Reserve Artillery, Dec. 13, 1862, — and on Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Stoneman's Raid upon Richmond, Apr. 29 to May 8, 1863; in command of Company at Camp McRae, near Memphis, Ten., July 24 to Sep. 11, 1863; on sick leave of absence, Sep. 11‑13, 1863.

p834 Died, Sep. 13, 1863, on Mississippi River, en route to St. Louis, Mo.: Aged 24.


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