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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1860

Vol. II

(Born Md.)

Albert M. Powell

(Ap'd Md.)


Albert Micajah Powell: Born Apr. 7, 1835.º

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1855, to July 1, 1860, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Infantry, July 1, 1860.

Second Lieut., 10th Infantry, Sep. 10, 1860.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1860; and on frontier duty at Ft. Wise, Col., 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑66: in Operations

(First Lieut., 13th Infantry, May 14, 1861)

in Missouri, Sep., 1861, to Feb., 1862; in Movement to New

(Captain, 13th Infantry, Oct. 24, 1861)

Madrid, Mo., terminating in its Occupation, May 14, 1862, — and Capture of Island No. 10, in the Mississippi River, Apr. 8, 1862; in the Mississippi Campaign, Apr. to Sep., 1862, being engaged in the Advance upon and Siege of Corinth, Apr.‑May, 1862; as Chief of Artillery of General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Quinby's Division, Oct. to Dec., 1862; in the Holly Spring Expedition

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 1st Missouri Light Artillery Volunteers, Oct. 21, 1862)

 p754  (Bvt. Major, Oct. 4, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Corinth, Mis.)

Dec., 1862, to Apr., 1863; as Chief of Artillery of the 17th Army Corps, Feb., 1863, to July, 1864, being engaged in the Vicksburg Campaign, Apr. to July, 1863, at Port Gibson, Bolton, Jackson, and Champion Hills, — and in the Defenses of Vicksburg, Mis., July, 1863,

(Bvt. Lieut.‑Colonel, July 4, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Siege of Vicksburg, Mis.)

to Apr., 1864; at St. Louis, Mo., on Board for the Examination of Candidates for Appointments of Officers of the U. S. Colored Troops, Sep. 19, 1864, to Aug. 1, 1865; and on Recruiting service, Sep. 21

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Aug. 1, 1865)

to Dec., 1865.

Served: in command of Company at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Dec., 1865, to Feb., 1866; on leave of absence, Feb. 6 to Mar., 1866; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Mar.‑Apr., 1866, — Ft. Rice, Dak., June,

(Transferred to 31st Infantry, Sep. 21, 1866)

1866, to June, 1867 (Scouting in Dakota, Aug., 1866), — and at Ft. Stevenson, Dak., July, 1867, to June, 1868.

Died June 10, 1868, at Ft. Stevenson, Dak.: Aged 33.

Buried, Woodland Cemetery, Stamford, CT.

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