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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1850

Vol. II

(Born Me.)

John W. Alley

(Ap'd Me.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Infantry, July 1, 1850.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1850; on frontier duty, escorting Mexican Boundary Commission to New Mexico, via San Antonio and Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1850‑51, — Ft. Conrad, N. M., 1851‑52, — Scouting,

(Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, Mar. 5, 1851)

1852, — Camp Vigilance, N. M., 1852, — Ft. Conrad, N. M., 1852‑53, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1853, — Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1853‑55, — Albuquerque, N. M., 1855‑56, — Scouting, 1856, being engaged against

(First Lieut., 3d Infantry, Dec. 31, 1856)

Apache Indians, in a Skirmish on the Sierra del Almagre, N. M., Mar., 1856, — Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1856‑57, — Gila Expedition, 1857, being engaged  p430 against Mogollon Indians in Skirmishes at the Cañon de los Muertos Carneros, N. M., May 24 and June 27, 1857, — Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1857, — and Ft. Fillmore, N. M., 1857‑58; on Recruiting service, 1858‑60; and on frontier duty at Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 1860‑61, — and Ft. Brown, Tex., 1861.

Captain, 3d Infantry, May 14, 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑63: on Mustering duty at Denver, Col., Oct. 1, 1861, to June 16, 1863; and with his regiment in the field, June 16 to Oct. 20, 1863.

Dismissed, Oct. 20, 1863.

Civil History. — Mining in Colorado since 1863.

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

Civil History. — Unknown.

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

Civil History. — Unknown.

Died Feb. 5, 1890, at Dresden, Maine: Aged 63.

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