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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1857

Vol. II

(Born Mo.)

Manning M. Kimmel

(Ap'd Mo.)


Manning Marius Kimmel: Born Oct. 25, 1832, Apple Creek, MO.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1853, to July 1, 1857, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Cavalry, July 1, 1857.

Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1857‑58;

(Second Lieut., 2d Cavalry, Aug. 18, 1858)

and on frontier duty at Camp Radziminski, Tex., 1858‑59, — Camp Cooper, Tex., 1859, — Scouting, 1859, being engaged against Comanche Indians in the Combat of Nescutunga Valley, Tex., May 13, 1859, — Ft. Inge, Tex., 1859‑60, — March to Brownsville, Tex., 1860, — and Operations against Cortinas' Mexican Marauders on the Rio Grande, 1860‑61.

First Lieut., 2d Cavalry, Apr. 1, 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861: in Defense of Washington, D. C., May to July, 1861; in the Manassas Campaign of July, 1861, being engaged in the Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861; and in the Defenses at Washington, D. C., July‑Aug., 1861.

Resigned, Aug. 14, 1861.

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

Civil History. — Engineer of the City of Mexico and Vera Cruz Railroad, 1865‑66. Superintendent, St. Bernard Coal Company, Ky., 1872‑85, Coal Dealer and Real Estate Agent since 1885. Residence, Henderson, Ky.

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

Civil History. — Civil Engineer. — Tendered his services to the War Department at the outbreak of the Spanish-American war. — Post-office address, Henderson, Ky.

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

Civil History. — Civil Engineer. — Residence, Henderson, Ky.

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

(Manning Marius Kimmel, Born Oct. 25, 1832.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 2d Cavalry, April 1, 1861.

Resigned, April 14, 1861.

Civil History. — Resided at Henderson, Ky., since 1884; served as member of City Council; member of Fiscal Court of Henderson County and member of School Board for City of Henderson.

Died, Feb. 27, 1916, at Henderson, Ky.: Aged 83.

Buried, Fernwood Cemetery, Henderson, KY.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1916.

Thayer's Note:

a As with other Confederate officers, Cullum's Register omits his war record: a quick summary is given at the Find-a‑Grave page linked above.

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