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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1851

Vol. II

(Born N. Y.)

Adolphus F. Bond

(Ap'd O.)


Born Jan. 19, 1827.

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

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1851.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1851‑52; on frontier duty

(Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, Feb. 23, 1852)

at Ft. Miller, Cal., 1852, — Ft. Yuma, Cal., and Scouting, 1852‑53; on Recruiting service, 1853‑54; in garrison at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 1854; on frontier duty at Ft. Ridgely, Min., 1854‑55; on Recruiting service,

(First Lieut., 2d Infantry, Mar. 3, 1855)

1855‑56; and on frontier duty at Ft. Pierre, Dak., 1856‑57, — Ft. Ridgely,  p468 Min., 1857‑59, — Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1859‑60, 1860‑61, — and Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑64; as Chief

(Captain, 2d Infantry, June 6, 1861)

Quartermaster of the District of North Missouri, Aug. 2 to Oct. 18, 1861; in command at Kansas City, Oct. 18 to Nov. 13, 1861; on sick leave of absence, Nov. 13, 1861, to Mar. 10, 1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Mar. to June, 1862, being engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5 to May 4, 1862, — and Battle of Gaines's Mill, June 27, 1862; on sick leave of absence, July 3 to Sep. 15, 1862; on Mustering and Disbursing duty in the State of Ohio, Sep. 15,

(Retired from Active Service, Dec. 1, 1863, for Disability
resulting from Long and Faithful Services, and from Injury incident thereto)

1862, to Apr. 28, 1864; and unemployed, Apr. 28, 1864, to Apr. 16, 1866.

Died, Apr. 16, 1866, at Columbus, O.: Aged 39.

Buried, Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, OH.

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