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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1868

Vol. III
p123
2261

(Born Vt.)

James E. Batchelder

(Ap'd Vt.)

43

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 22, 1864, to June 15, 1868, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 2d Cavalry, June 15, 1868.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. D. A. Russell, Dak., Oct. 2, 1868, to May, 1869, — Scouting, to Sep., 1869, — Ft. Ellis, Mon., to Dec. 28, 1870

(First Lieut., 2d Cavalry, May 4, 1870)

(absent without leave, to Mar. 21, 1871), — Ft. Snelling, Min., in arrest, to Apr. 24, 1871, and undergoing trial and in confinement, to Nov. 26, 1871.

Resigned, Dec. 4, 1871.

Civil History. — Unknown, nothing authentic having been received.a

Died, Mar. 3, 1888, near Ft. Maginnis, Mon.: Aged 39.

Buried, Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency, MT.


Thayer's Note:

a For additional biographical information, including on his civilian career, see the Find-a‑Grave page linked to above.


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