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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1862

Vol. II

(Born Mas.)

Samuel B. McIntire

(Ap'd Min.)


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

Second Lieut., 5th Artillery, June 17, 1862.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1862‑66: in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), July 9 to Aug., 1862, at Harrison's Landing; in the Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug.‑Sep., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Manassas, Aug. 29‑30,

(Bvt. First Lieut., Aug. 30, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Second Battle of Bull Run, Va.)

1862; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep. to Nov., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862, — Skirmish at Shepardstown, Sep. 19, 1862, — and March to Falmouth, Va., Oct.‑Nov., 1862; in the Rappahannock Campaign (Army of the Potomac)

(Transferred to 2d Artillery, Oct. 6, 1862)

Dec., 1862, to June, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Chancellorsville, May 2‑4, 1863; in the Pennsylvania Campaign (Army of the Potomac), June‑July, 1863, being engaged in several Skirmishes in Pursuit of the enemy to Warrenton, Va.; in the Rapidan Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Oct. to Dec., 1863, being engaged in Skirmishes at Morton's  p862 Ford, Culpeper, and Bealton Station, Oct., 1863; on leave of absence, Jan.‑Feb., 1864; in the Richmond Campaign (Army of the Potomac),

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Mar. 30, 1864)

May 4 to Aug. 1, 1864, being engaged in the Combat of Todd's Tavern, May 7, 1864, — "Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Sheridan's Raid" to Haxall's Landing and returning to New Castle, May 9‑29, 1864, — Battle of Yellow Tavern, May 11, 1864, — Battle of Hawes's Shop, May 28, 1864, — "Sheridan's Raid" towards Charlottesville, June 7‑28, — Battle of Trevillian Station, June 11‑12, 1864, — and Assault of the enemy's works at Deep Bottom, July 26, 1864; in the Shenandoah Campaign, Aug. 4, 1864, to Apr. 1, 1865, being engaged in the Action of White Post, Aug. 11, 1864, — Battle of Opequan, Va., Sep. 19, 1864, — Action of Front Royal, Sep. 21, 1864,

(Bvt. Captain, Sep. 19, 1864, for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Winchester, Va.)

— Action of Luray, Sep. 24, 1864, — Action of Mount Jackson, Sep. 26, 1864, — Action of Waynesborough, Sep. 28, 1864, — Battle of Cedar Creek, Oct. 19, 1864, — and several Skirmishes; and on Recruiting service, Apr. 1 to July, 1865.

Served: in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., July‑Aug., 1865, — at the Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., Sep., 1865, to Oct., 1867, — and New Archangel, Alas., to Dec., 1867; as Aide-de‑Camp and Acting Asst. Adjutant-General, Department of Alaska, to Jan. 10, 1870; on leave of absence to July 6, 1870; and in garrison at Angel Island, Cal., to Oct. 1, 1870.

Honorably Discharged at his own Request, Oct. 1, 1870.

Civil History. — Farmer, Houston, Min., since 1870, and Counselor at Law since 1886.

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

Civil History. — Unknown.

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

(Born May 21, 1838)

Civil History. — Since 1870 practicing law in Houston, Minn. — Justice of the Peace and member of School Board to 1905; Chairman of School Board of Houston, 1905 to –––––.

Vol. VI
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Samuel Bates McIntire, Born May 21, 1838.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 2d Artillery, March 30, 1864.

Brevet Captain, Sept., 19, 1864.

Honorably Discharged, at His Own Request, Oct. 1, 1870.

Civil History. — Resided at Houston, Minn., since 1870; Counselor-at‑Law; Village Attorney; Justice of the Peace; President of the School Board since 1905.

Died, June 14, 1917, at Houston, Minn.: Aged 79.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1918.

Buried, Money Creek Cemetery, Houston, MN.

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