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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1862

Vol. II
p863
1992

(Born Pa.)

James Henryº Lord

(Ap'd Pa.)

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Born Feb. 27, 1840, Honesdale, PA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1857, to June 17, 1862, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d 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;

(Bvt. First Lieut., July 1, 1862,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services
at the Battle of Malvern Hill, Va.)

(Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 24, 1862)

in the Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug.‑Sep., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Manassas, Aug. 29‑30, 1862, — Battle of Chantilly, Sep. 1, 1862, — and several Skirmishes, Aug., 1862; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep. to Nov., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of South Mountain, Sep. 14, 1862, — Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862,

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

— 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; at Covington, Ky., Apr., 1863, and at Lexington, Ky., Apr. 24 to June 4, 1863; in Movement of 9th Army Corps to Young's Point, La., June 4‑17, 1863; in the Vicksburg Campaign, June 17 to Aug. 5, 1863, being engaged in the Siege of Vicksburg, June 17 to July 4, 1863, — and Capture of Jackson, July 16, 1863; on sick leave of absence, Aug. 10 to Sep. 26, 1863; as p864Mustering and Disbursing Officer at Cincinnati, O., Mar. 15 to May 2,

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

1864, — and at Boston, Mas., May 2 to Dec. 25, 1864; in Operations about Petersburg, in command of Battery, Feb. to Apr., 1865, being engaged in the Battle of Dinwiddie C. H., Mar. 31, 1865, — Battle of Five Forks, Apr. 1, 1865, — and Pursuit of the enemy, Apr. 3‑9, 1865, participating in the Actions at Lisbon Centre, Apr. 3, High Bridge, Apr. 7, Farmville, Apr. 7, and Appomattox C. H., Apr. 9, 1865; and at headquarters

(Bvt. Major, Apr. 9, 1865,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services in Action at Appomattox C. H., Va.)

of 2d Division, Cavalry Corps, Apr. 22 to June 22, 1865; as

(Captain, Staff — U. S. Volunteers, June 22 to Aug. 25, 1865)

Aide-de‑Camp to General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Crook, June 22 to Aug. 25, 1865.

Served: in command of Company at Ft. McHenry, Md., Aug.‑Sep., 1865, — at Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., Sep. to Oct., 1865, — San Diego, Cal., Oct., 1865, to Jan., 1866, — and at the Presidio, San Francisco, Cal., Jan., 1866, to May 1, 1867; as Quartermaster, 2d Artillery, May 1, 1867, to Apr. 24, 1875, at San Francisco, to Dec. 3, 1872, and Ft. McHenry, Md., to Apr. 24, 1875; in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., to

(Captain, Staff — Assistant Quartermaster, Apr. 24, 1875)

June 2, 1875; as Chief Quartermaster of the District of Tucson, Ara., Aug. 1, 1875, to July 3, 1877; as Depot Quartermaster at Yuma, Ara., July 6, 1877, to Nov. 28, 1878; on duty at the General Depot of the Quartermaster's Department at Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 2, 1878, to Aug. 1, 1879, — Ft. Preble, Me., to June 8, 1880, Cheyenne Depot, Wy., June 13, 1880, to Nov. 10, 1885, — Jeffersonville Depot, Ind., Nov. 19, 1885, to July 1, 1886, — Ft. Columbus, N. Y., and Asst. Quartermaster of the Division of the Atlantic and Department of the East, to –––––.

Major, Staff — Quartermaster, Oct. 4, 1889.

Vol. IV
p138
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Assistant Quartermaster, Division of the Atlantic and Department of the East, to Aug. 3, 1890. — Depot Quartermaster, San Francisco, Cal., to March 31, 1893. — Settling his accounts at San Francisco, Cal., to Sept. 6, 1893, when

Retired from Active Service,
for disability in the line of duty, Sept. 6, 1893.

Died Feb. 21, 1896, at San Francisco, Cal.: Aged 56.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1896, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.


Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Lord's date and place of birth are from his AOG obituary.


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