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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1859

Vol. II

(Born O.)

Allen Lathamº Anderson

(Ap'd O.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1854, to July 1, 1859, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Infantry, July 1, 1859.

Served: in garrison at Newport Barracks, Ky., 1859‑60; and on frontier

(Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, Sep. 5, 1859)

duty conducting Recruits to New Mexico, 1860, — Ft. Fauntleroy, N. M., 1860, — Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1860‑61, — and Ft. Marcy, N. M., 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑66: in Operations in New Mexico, May, 1861, to Jan., 1865, — on Commissary

(First Lieut., 5th Infantry, May 14, 1861)

duty at Ft. Marcy, May to Oct., 1861, — attached to Light Battery at Ft. Craig, Nov.‑Dec., 1861, — as Adjutant 5th Infantry, Dec. 31, 1861, to Jan. 1, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Valverde, N. M., Feb. 21, 1862, — on Engineer duty, Oct. 7, 1862, to Jan. 9, 1865, in New Mexico

(Bvt. Major, Feb. 21, 1862,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Valverde, N. M.)

(Captain, 5th Infantry, Dec. 3, 1862)

and Arizona; and in command of Regiment at Fort Point, San Francisco harbor, Cal., Mar. 5 to Nov. 10, 1865, — and at Prescott, Ara., Nov.,

(Colonel, 8th California Volunteers, Mar. 7, 1865)

(Bvt. Lieut.‑Col., Mar. 13, 1865,
for Faithful and Meritorious Services during the Rebellion)

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Nov. 10, 1865)

1865, to Mar. 21, 1866.

Served: on leave of absence, Apr. 30 to Dec. 16, 1866; and on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., Dec. 16‑28, 1866.

Resigned, Jan. 7, 1867.

 p729  Civil History. — Engineer of the City of Cincinnati, O., 18–––. Mining near Dahlonega, Ga., 18–––.

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

Civil History. — Unknown.

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

Civil History. — Unknown.

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

(Born Dec. —, 1836.)

Military History. —

Captain, 5th Infantry, Dec. 3, 1862.

Colonel, 8th California Volunteers, March 7, 1865.

Honorably Mustered Out of Volunteer Service, Nov. 10, 1865.

Resigned, Jan. 7, 1867.

Died, June 9, 1910, at Santa Barbara, Cal.: Aged 73.

Obituary notice in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1910.

Buried, Kuttawa Cemetery, Kuttawa, KY.

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