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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1852

Vol. II

(Born N. Y.)

Lyman M. Kellogg

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1852.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1852; on frontier duty at Ft. Yuma, Cal., 1852‑53; on Recruiting service, 1853‑54; in garrison at

(Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, Feb. 28, 1854)

Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 1854‑55; and on Recruiting service, 1855.

Second Lieut., 10th Infantry, Mar. 3, 1855.

Resigned, Aug. 16, 1855.

Re-appointed in the United States Army, with the rank of

Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, June 27, 1856.

Served on frontier duty at Ft. Yuma, Cal., 1856, — San Diego, Cal., 1856‑57, — Ft. Yuma, Cal., 1857, — Ft. Miller, Cal., 1857‑58, — Benicia,

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 31, 1858)

Cal., 1858, — Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1858‑59, — San Juan Island, Wash., 1859, — and Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1859‑60.

Cashiered, May 30, 1860, for "Drunkenness on Duty."

Re-appointed in the United States Army, with the rank of

Captain, 18th Infantry, May 14, 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑66: in the Tennessee and Mississippi Campaign, Nov., 1861, to Aug. 11, 1862, being engaged in the Movement on Nashville via Lebanon and Louisville, Ky., Nov., 1861, to Mar. 4, 1862, and to Pittsburg Landing, Ten., Mar.‑Apr., 1862, — Advance upon and Siege of Corinth, Mis., Apr. 9 to May 30, 1862, — Pursuit of the enemy to Rienzi, Mis., June, 1862, — and Movement, via Corinth, Iuka, Mis., and Decherd, Ten., June to Aug. 11, 1862; . . .º as Volunteer Aide-de‑Camp to Major-General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Stanley, in East Tennessee, Jan. 15 to Mar. 15, 1864; . . .º in the Invasion of Georgia, in command of 18th Infantry, June 14 to Sep. 1, 1864, being engaged in the Battles of Kenesaw Mountain, June 25 to July 2, 1864, — Action of Smyrna Church, July 4, 1864, — Combat of Peach Tree Creek, July 20, 1864, — Siege of Atlanta, July 22 to Sep. 2, 1864, where he led the Assault of Aug. 5 at Utoy Creek, — and Battle of Jonesborough, Sep. 1, 1864, where he was severely wounded, in the assault on the enemy's works; on sick leave of absence, disabled by wounds, Sep. 1, 1864, to Feb., 1865; in command of Company at Lookout Mountain,

(Bvt. Major, Sep. 1, 1864,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services during the Atlanta Campaign,
and at the Battle of Jonesborough, Ga.)

Ten., June to Sep., 1865; in arrest, and absent sick, Sep., 1865, to Feb., 1866; and in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Feb. to Aug., 1866.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Morgan, Col., June, 1866, to Jan., 1867, — Ft. Casper, Dak., Feb. to Aug., 1867; on frontier duty, at Ft. Fetterman, Dak., to Nov. 15, 1867; on leave of absence, to June 1, 1868; absent without leave, to Sep., 1868; on sick leave of absence, to Jan. 26, 1869; on frontier duty at Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., to Apr. 27, 1869; awaiting orders, to May 11, 1869; on frontier duty at Ft. Ransom,

(Transferred to 20th Infantry, May 11, 1869)

Dak., June 9, 1869, to July 3, 1870; and awaiting orders, to Dec. 31, 1870.

Honorably Discharged, at his own Request, Dec. 31, 1870.

 p508  Civil History. — Unknown, nothing authentic having been received.

Died, Jan. 31, 1877, at Newark, O.: Aged 49.

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