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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1851

Vol. II

(Born N. Y.)

Albert J. S. Molinard​1

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1851.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1851‑52; in Florida Hostilities

(Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, Sep. 28, 1852)

against the Seminole Indians, 1853; in garrison at Barrancas Barracks, Fla., 1853‑54, — and Ft. McHenry, Md., 1854‑55; in Florida

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Feb. 20, 1855)

Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1855‑57; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1857; as Aide-de‑Camp to Bvt. Maj.‑General Wool, June 1, 1857, to Oct. 15, 1858, at Troy, N. Y.; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1858‑60; and on frontier duty at Ft. Ridgely, Min., 1860‑61.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑63: in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., Apr. 18, 1861, to July 14, 1862; en route to

(Captain, 2d Artillery, Nov. 12, 1861)

join his company at Clear Creek, Mis., Aug., 1862; Prisoner of War, Aug. 13 to Oct. 29, 1862; as Chief of Artillery of the 8th Division of  p452 the Army of the Tennessee, Nov. 13, 1862, to Jan., 1863, — at Holly Springs, Mis., Nov. 29 to Dec. 10, 1862, — and at Corinth, Mis., Jan. 3 to Mar. 30, 1863; and on leave of absence, Mar. 30 to Sep. 29, 1863.

Wholly Retired from Service, Oct. 1, 1863.

Civil History. — Employed in the office of the Collector of Internal Revenue, at New Orleans, La., 1867 to 18–––.

Died, Sep. 14, 1872, at Lawrence, Kan.: Aged 44.

The Author's Note:

1 Was the son of Julian Molinard, Teacher of French at the Military Academy.

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