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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1862

Vol. II
p853
1978

(Born O.)

Frank Brownº Hamilton

(Ap'd O.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1858, to June 17, 1862, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, June 17, 1862.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1862‑66: in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), July‑Aug., 1862; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep. to Nov., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862, — and the Skirmishes

(Bvt. First Lieut., Sep. 17, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Antietam, Md.)

at Williamsport, Sep. 19, Martinsburg, Oct. 2, Nolan's Ford, Oct. 12, Philomont, Nov. 2, Union, Nov. 3, Upperville, Nov. 4, Barber's Cross-roads, Nov. 6, and Amisville, Nov. 11, 1862; in the Rappahannock Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Dec., 1862, to June, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862, — "Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Stoneman's Raid" towards Richmond, Apr. 29 to May 8, 1863, — and Combat at Beverly Ford, June 9, 1863; in the Pennsylvania Campaign (Army of the Potomac), June‑July, 1863, being engaged in the Skirmishes at Hanover, June 30, and Hunterstown, July 2, 1863, — battle of Gettysburg, July 3,

(Bvt. Captain, July 3, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Gettysburg, Pa.)

1863, — and Pursuit of the enemy to Warrenton, Va., July, 1863, skirmishing at Monterey, July 4, Williamsport, July 6, Boonsborough, July 8, Hagerstown, July 12, Falling Waters, July 14, and Battle Mountain, July 24, 1863; and in the Rapidan Campaign, Oct., 1863, being engaged in a skirmish at Brandy Station, Oct. 11, 1863.

Served: at the Military Academy, 1863‑68, as Asst. Professor of Chemistry, Mineralogy, and Geology, Oct. 20, 1863, to July 17, 1868, — Asst.

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, June 18, 1864)

Professor of Geography, History, and Ethics, Sep. 1 to Oct. 10, 1864, and Apr. 4 to May 3, 1865, — and Asst. Professor of Drawing, Jan. 17 to Mar. 22, 1865; on frontier duty at Camp Cady, Cal., Nov. 2, 1868, to

(Captain, 14th Infantry, July 28, 1866)

Mar., 1869, — and Camp Mojave, Ara., to June, 1869; in garrison at Louisville, Ky., July, 1869, to Apr., 1870; on frontier duty at Crow Creek Agency, Dak., to Aug., 1870, — and Omaha Barracks, Neb., to

(Transferred to 2d Artillery, Dec. 15, 1870)

Jan., 1871; on leave of absence, Jan. to Mar., 1870; in garrison at Sitka, Alas., Apr. 10, 1871, to July, 1872, — Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., to Nov., 1872, — Raleigh, N. C., to Sep., 1875 (leave of absence, June 8 to Oct. 7, 1873), and Ft. Macon, N. C., to June 1, 1876; on leave of absence to Sep. 30, 1876; in garrison at Columbus Barracks, O., to Dec. 4, 1876, — Washington Arsenal, D. C., Dec. 6, 1876, to Aug. 2, 1878, — Ft. Foote, Md., to Nov. 10, 1878, — Ft. Ontario, N. Y., Nov. 12, 1878, to Feb. 24, 1881, — Ft. McHenry, Md., to Oct., 1883, — Washington Barracks, D. C., to June 4, 1885, — Little Rock Barracks, Ark., to Nov. 1, 1887, — and Mt. Vernon Barracks, Ala., to May 6, 1889; and as Military Attaché to the U. S. Legation at Madrid, Spain, June 4, 1889, to Mar. 28, 1890.

Civil History. — Degree of A. M. conferred by Western Reserve College, O., 1865.

Vol. IV
p136
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Adams, R. I., from March, 1890 to May 29, 1891.

(Major of Artillery, 3d Artillery, May 22, 1891)

Died May 29, 1891, at Fort Adams, R. I.: Aged 53.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1891, for an obituary notice.


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