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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1864

Vol. III
p24
2036

(Born Vt.)

Martin L. Poland

(Ap'd Vt.)

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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: as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Ft. Monroe Arsenal, Va., July 21, 1864, to Dec. 17, 1868, being temporarily detached in charge of Ordnance p25Depot at Richmond, Va., Dec. 5, 1865, to Feb. 13, 1866, — and at Hilton

(Bvt. First Lieut. and Bvt. Captain, Dec. 14, 1865,
for Faithful and Meritorious Services)

Head, S. C., Oct. 21 to Nov. 9, 1866; at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Dec. 22,

(First Lieut., Ordnance, Dec. 15, 1867)

1868, to Aug. 5, 1871, — at Frankford Arsenal, Pa., Aug. 25, 1871, to Dec. 31, 1874 (temporarily detached inspecting armament of fortifications on Atlantic Coast, Nov. 23 to Dec. 31, 1873, and mounting guns in Delaware forts, Jan. 5 to Feb. 20, and Feb. 27 to Apr. 24, 1874), — and at

(Captain, Ordnance, June 23, 1874)

Watertown Arsenal, Mas., Jan. 2 to Nov. 8, 1875; as Chief Ordnance Officer, Department of the Platte, Nov. 20, 1875, to May 20, 1876; as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Benicia Arsenal, Cal., May 31, 1876, to Aug., 1878; and Commanding Ft. Yuma, Cal. Ordnance Depot, Aug. 15‑20, 1878.

Died, Aug. 20, 1878, at Ft. Yuma, Cal.: Aged 37.


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