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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1848

Vol. II

(Born N. Y.)

Grier Tallmadge

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1848.

Served in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1848; on Voyage to Puget Sound, Wash., 1848‑49; on frontier duty at Ft. Steilacoom, Wash., 1849,

 p358  (Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, May 20, 1849)

— and Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1849‑50; as Aide-de‑Camp to Bvt. Maj.‑General Wool, Aug. 6, 1850, to Dec. 7, 1853, at Troy, N. Y.; in garrison

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Nov. 4, 1853, to May 17, 1861)

at Ft. Niagara, N. Y., 1853‑54, — and Ft. Ontario, N. Y., 1854‑56; in conducting recruits to St. Louis, Mo., 1856; in garrison at Ft. Ontario, N. Y., 1856, — and Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1856‑57; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1857, — Utah Expedition, 1857‑58, — and at Platte Bridge, Neb., 1858‑59; and in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1859, — and Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1859‑60, 1860‑61.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑62: as Acting

(Captain, Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, May 17, 1861)

Asst. Adjutant-General of the Department of Virginia, May 22 to June 2, 1861, — and as Chief Quartermaster, June 2, 1861, to Apr. 4, 1862, and May 15 to Oct. 11, 1862.

Died Oct. 11, 1862, at Ft. Monroe, Va.: Aged 34.

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