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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1847

Vol. II

(Born N. Y.)

Julian McAllister

(Ap'd at Large)


Born Oct. 29, 1823.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1847.

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847‑48; as Asst. Ordnance Officer,

(Transferred to Ordnance, Apr. 13, 1848)

at Watervliet Arsenal, N. Y., 1848‑52, — at St. Louis Arsenal, Mo.,

(First Lieut., Ordnance, Mar. 3, 1853)

1852‑53, — and at Ft. Monroe Arsenal, Va., 1853‑57; on Foundry duty at Richmond, Va., 1857‑58; as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Benicia Arsenal, Cal., 1858‑60, and in command, 1861‑64.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑66: as Chief

(Captain, Ordnance, July 1, 1861, for Fourteen Years; Continuous Service)

of Ordnance of the Department of the Pacific, Oct. 12, 1861, to June,  p308 1864; and as Inspector of Equipments and Accoutrements, July 18 to Sep. 24, 1864, — and of Ordnance and Projectiles, Sep. 24, 1864, to

(Bvt. Major, and Bvt. Lieut.‑Col., Mar. 13, 1865,
for Faithful and Meritorious Services in the Ordnance Department)

(Bvt. Colonel, Mar. 13, 1865,
for Zeal, Ability, and Faithfulness in the Discharge of his Duties
as Senior Ordnance Officer in the Department of the Pacific)

(Major, Ordnance, Apr. 6, 1866)

Apr. 11, 1867, headquarters at New York city.

Served: in command of Benicia Arsenal, Cal., June, 1867, to June 16, 1884, — and of New York Arsenal, N. Y., to Jan. 3, 1887; as Member

(Lieut.‑Col., Ordnance, June 23, 1874)

(Colonel, Ordnance, June 1, 1881)

of Board to determine the Armament of the Pacific Coast Fortifications, Sep. 2, 1868, to June 16, 1886.

Died, Jan. 3, 1887, at New York Arsenal, N. Y.: Aged 63.

Buried, West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY.

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