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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1864

Vol. III
p24
2035

(Born Ill.)

Cullen Bryanta

(Ap'd Ill.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1860, to June 13, 1864, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Ordnance, June 13, 1864.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1864‑66: as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Watervliet Arsenal, N. Y., July 24, 1864, to Aug. 9, 1865, being detached on duty at Rochester and Syracuse, N. Y., June to Aug., 1865.

Served: as Asst. Ordnance Officer at New York Arsenal, Aug. 9, 1865,

(First Lieut., Ordnance, July 5, 1867)

to June 22, 1870, — at Leavenworth Arsenal, Kan., July 22, 1870, to Mar. 31, 1872, — and Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Apr. 4 (temporarily commanding Indianapolis Arsenal, Ind., Apr. 9 to May 13, 1872) to June 25, 1872; as Chief Ordnance Officer, Department of the Platte, and in command of Omaha Ordnance Depot, July 9, 1872, to Sep. 30, 1873; as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Watertown Arsenal, Mas., Oct. 5, 1873, to Nov. 8,

(Captain, Ordnance, June 23, 1874)

1875, — at Watervliet Arsenal, N. Y., Nov. 20, 1875, to June 9, 1876, — and to the Constructor of Cannon, South Boston Iron Works, Mas., June 22, 1876, to May 15, 1882; as Chief Ordnance Officer of the Department of the Columbia and in command of Vancouver Barracks Ordnance Depot, Wash., June 22, 1882, to Nov. 17, 1884; and as Asst. Ordnance Officer, Benicia Arsenal, Cal., Dec. 22, 1884, to Dec. 24, 1887, — and at Frankford Arsenal, Pa., Dec. 31, 1887 (temporarily detached, Apr. 25 to May 22, 1888), to –––––.

Vol. IV
p146
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: As Assistant at Frankford Arsenal, Pa., Dec. 31, 1887 (temporarily detached, serving on Board of Officers at Washington, D. C., April 25 to May 22, 1888) to June 25, 1890. — In command of Kennebec Arsenal, Me., June 30, 1890 to May 26, 1892.

(Major, Ordnance, Jan. 31, 1891)

— On sick leave of absence, June 1 to July 31, 1892. — Assistant at Watervliet Arsenal, N. Y., July 31, 1892 (in temporary command to Dec. 19, 1892) to Sept. 2, 1894, except while on leave of absence, Sept. 10, 1893 to May 9, 1894.

Retired from Active Service, Sept. 2, 1894,
on his own application, after 30 Consecutive Years of Service.

— Residence, Alameda, Cal.

Vol. V
p115
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Retired officer.

Died Sept. 7, 1909, at Alameda, Cal.: Aged 70.


Thayer's Note:

a He was a nephew of the orator William Cullen Bryant.


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