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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1856

Vol. II

(Born R. I.)

Lunsford L. Lomax​1

(Ap'd at Large)


Lunsford Lindsay Lomax: Born Nov. 4, 1835.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1852, to July 1, 1856, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Cavalry, July 1, 1856.

Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1856‑57; on

(Second Lieut., 1st Cavalry, Sep. 30, 1856)

frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, quelling Kansas Disturbances, 1857, — on Cheyenne Expedition, 1857, being engaged in the Combat at Solomon's Fork of the Kansas, July 29, 1857, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1857, — Scouting, 1857, being engaged against the Kiowa and Comanche Indians in a Skirmish near Grand Saline, Kan., Aug. 6, 1857, — Ft. Riley, quelling Kansas Disturbances, 1857‑58, — March to Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1858, — Ft. Arbuckle, I. T., 1859, — Ft. Cobb, Col., 1859‑60, — and Kiowa and Comanche Expedition, 1860, being engaged in several Skirmishes, June to Sep., 1860; and on leave of absence, 1861.

Resigned, Apr. 25, 1861.

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861‑66 against the United States.​a

Civil History. — Employed under the Clerk of the U. S. House of Representatives, at Washington, D. C., 18–––. President of Virginia Agricultural College, Blacksburg, Va., since 18–––.

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

Civil History. — Unknown.

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

Civil History. — Compiler in War Records Office, Washington, D. C., 1865 to –––––. Park Commissioner, Gettysburg National Park.

Vol. VI
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Lunsford Lindsay Lomax, Born Nov. 4, 1835.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 1st Cavalry, Sept. 30, 1856.

Resigned, April 25, 1861.

Civil History. — Compiler in War Records Office, Washington, D. C., from 1865; Park Commissioner, Gettysburg National Park.

Died, May 28, 1913, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 77.

Buried, Warrenton Cemetery, Warrenton, VA.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1914.

The Author's Note:

1 Son of Major Mann Page Lomax, of the Ordnance Corps.

Thayer's Note:

a As with other Confederate officers, Cullum's Register omits his war record: it is quickly summarized on the Find-a‑Grave page linked above.

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