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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1862

Vol. II
p858
1986

(Born N. Y.)

William C. Bartlett1

(Ap'd at Large)

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(William Chambers Bartlett: Born June 2, 1839, West Point, NY.)a

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 to Aug., 1862; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep. to Nov., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862, —

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

Skirmish at Black Ford, Sep. 18, 1862, — and March to Falmouth, Va., Oct.‑Nov., 1862; in the Rappahannock Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Dec., 1862, to Feb., 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862; in garrison at Newport News, Va., Feb. 15 to Mar. 19, 1863, — Lexington, Ky., Mar. 30 to Apr. 8, 1863, — and Camp Dick Robinson, Ky., Apr. 9‑30, 1863; on sick leave of absence, Apr. 30 to July 4, 1863; at Draft Rendezvous at Brattleborough, Vt., July 4 to Sep. 20, 1863; in the East Tennessee Campaign (9th Army Corps), Oct., 1863, to Jan., 1864, being engaged in the Skirmish at Lenore Station, Nov. 14, 1863, — Combat of Campbell's Station, Nov. 16, 1863, —

(Bvt. Captain, Nov. 16, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious Services in Action at Campbell's Station, Ten.)

p859 Defense of Knoxville, Nov. 18 to Dec. 3, 1863, — and Skirmish at Strawberry Plains, Jan. 27, 1864; as Commissary of Musters of 9th Army Corps, Dec. 28, 1863, to Mar. 19, 1864; as Aide-de‑Camp to Major-General

(Captain, Staff — U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 19 to Nov. 17, 1864)

Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Schofield, commanding the Army of the Ohio, Mar. 19 to Nov. 17, 1864; in the Invasion of Georgia, May 2 to Nov. 17, 1864, being engaged in the Demonstrations on Buzzard's Roost, May 8‑10, 1864, — Battle of Resaca, May 14‑15, 1864, — Battle of Dallas, May 25‑28, 1864, — Movement against Lost Mountain, May 28 to June 18, 1864, — Battle of Kenesaw Mountain, June 27 to July 2, 1864, — Operations in front of Atlanta, July 19‑22, 1864, — Battle of Atlanta, July 22, 1864, — Siege of Atlanta, July 22 to Sep. 2, 1864, — and as Volunteer Aide-de‑Camp

(Bvt. Major, Sep. 1, 1864, for Gallant and Meritorious Services during the Atlanta Campaign)

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Oct. 14, 1864)

to General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Kilpatrick, on Raid around Atlanta to Jonesborough and Lovejoy's Station, Nov. 15‑16, 1864; and in command of Brigade of

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 2d North Carolina Mounted Infantry Volunteers, Nov. 17, 1864)

23d Army Corps at Cumberland Gap, Ten., Nov. 30, 1864, to Mar. 8, 1865, and of Regiment in the mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee, Mar. 8 to Aug. 16, 1865, being engaged in a Skirmish at Waynesville,

(Bvt. Brig.‑General, U. S. Volunteers, March 13, 1865, for Meritorious Services)

N. C., with the command of Brig.‑General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.J. G. Martin, who subsequently surrendered to him the "Western District of North Carolina."

Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Aug. 16, 1865.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Richardson, Va., Sep. to Oct., 1865, — Ft. Warren, Mas., Oct., 1865, to Jan., 1866, — Ft. Preble, Me., Jan., 1866, to Aug. 1, 1867; on leave of absence to Jan. 21, 1868; in garrison at Ft. Constitution, N. H., to May, 1868, — and Ft. Warren, Mas., to Oct. 26, 1868; on leave of absence, to Feb., 1869; in garrison at Ft. Jefferson, Fla., Feb. 3, 1869, to Mar., 1871, — Charleston, S. C., to Feb. 9, 1872;

(Transferred to 3d Infantry, Feb. 5, 1872)

on sick leave of absence, Feb. 9, 1872, to Nov. 28, 1874; in garrison at Shreveport, La., to July, 1876, — Baton Rouge, La., to Nov., 1876, — New Orleans, La., to May, 1877, — Holly Springs and Jackson, Mis., to Sep., 1877; on frontier duty at Helena, Mon., Nov. 7, 1877, to May 22, 1878, — Camp on Marias River, Mon., July 26 to Oct., 1878, — at Camp Baker, Mon., Oct. 30, 1878, to Jan., 1879, — Ft. Logan, Mon., to Aug. 12, 1880, — Ft. Maginnis, Mon., to July 14, 1882, — Ft. Shaw, Mon. (leave of absence, July 28 to Sep. 28, 1882), to Oct. 10, 1885, — Ft. Missoula, Mon. to May 21, 1888, — and Ft. Meade, Dak. (on leave of absence, Dec. 6, 1886, to Jan. 6, 1889, and on sick leave to Mar. 27, 1889), to –––––.

Vol. IV
p137
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: (On sick leave to April 6, 1890) at Cheyenne Agency, S. D., to June 4, 1891. — At Ft. Snelling, Min., until

Retired from Active Service, at his own request, Nov. 29, 1892.

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

Military History. — Retired officer.

Died July 27, 1908, at Larrabee's Point, Vt.: Aged 69.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1909, for an obituary notice.

Buried, West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY.


The Author's Note:

1 Son of Professor Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.William H. C. Bartlett, U. S. Military Academy.


Thayer's Note:

a His date and place of birth are as given in his AOG obituary; his middle name is as reported in the USMA Library Digital Collections, Class Album 1862, where a photographic portrait of him will also be found.


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