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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1862

Vol. II
p853
1979

(Born Ct.)

Isaac Arnold, Jr.º

(Ap'd Ct.)

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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

p854 Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, June 17, 1862.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1862‑66: at Washington, D. C. (sick), July 5, 1861, to Nov., 1862; in the Rappahannock Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Dec., 1862, to May, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862, — and Battle of Chancellorsville,

(First Lieut., Ordnance, Apr. 27, 1863)

May 2‑4, 1863; as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Washington Arsenal, D. C., June 17, 1863, to Jan. 1, 1864, — at St. Louis Arsenal, Mo., Jan. 19 to May 1, 1864, — and at Springfield, Ill., arming Volunteers, May 1 to Sep. 29, 1864; as Chief of Ordnance, Department of the South, at Hilton Head, S. C., Oct. 19, 1864, to Sep. 11, 1865; and on leave of

(Bvt. Captain, Mar. 13, 1865, for Faithful and Meritorious Services during the Rebellion)

absence, Sep. 11 to Oct. 11, 1865.

Served: as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Allegheny Arsenal, Pa., Oct. 11, 1865, to Oct., 1866; and in command of San Antonio Arsenal, Tex., Jan. 1, 1867, to June 8, 1869; on leave of absence to Oct. 1, 1869; as

(Captain, Ordnance, Mar. 7, 1867)

Asst. Ordnance Officer at Springfield Armory, Mas., Oct. 1, 1869, to May 5, 1871, — at Allegheny Arsenal, Pa., May 15, 1871, to May 14, 1872 (leave of absence to Dec. 13, 1872), — at Benicia Arsenal, Cal., Dec. 13, 1872, to July 1, 1875, — and at Indianapolis Arsenal, Ind., July 9, 1875, to May 3, 1876, — and in command, May 3, 1876, to Oct. 19, 1883;

(Major, Ordnance, May 29, 1879)

as Chief Ordnance Officer of the Department of Texas, and commanding San Antonio Arsenal, Tex., Nov. 3, 1883, to Nov. 24, 1887; in command of Ft. Monroe Arsenal, Va., Nov. 28, 1887, to Nov. 28, 1889, — and of Columbia Arsenal, Ten., Dec. 1, 1889, to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: In command of Columbia Arsenal, Ten., from 1890 to 1893. — Watervliet Arsenal, West Troy, N. Y., from 1893 to 1898. — Springfield Armory, Mas., during 1898. — Allegheny Arsenal, Pa., from 1899 to ––––

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Ordnance, Feb. 22, 1897)

— President of Board for Testing Rifled Cannon from May 25, 1893 to June 20, 1899.

Vol. V
p108
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: Allegheny Arsenal, Pa., from June 20, 1899 to Oct. 15, 1901. — Inspecting projectiles at the Firth-Sterling Steel Co., June 30 to Sept. 12, 1899. — Member of Board of Officers, March 12 to Sept. 19, 1900, at Allegheny Arsenal for fixing value of certain land to be transferred to the Allegheny Valley Railway Co. (said land being within the reservation of that arsenal) under Act of Congress, approved February 28, 1900. — Inspecting protective shields for guns, at Carnegie Steel Co., Sept. 19, 1900 to Jan. 10, 1901.

Died Oct. 15, 1901, at Allegheny Arsenal, Penn.: Aged 62.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1902, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.


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