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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1860

Vol. II

(Born Vt.)

James M. Warner

(Ap'd Vt.)


James Meech Warner: Born Jan. 29, 1836, Middlebury, VT.

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.

Served on frontier duty at Ft. Wise, Col., 1860‑62.

Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, Feb. 28, 1861.

First Lieut., 8th Infantry, May 30, 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1862‑66: with Heavy Artillery in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., Sep. 1, 1862, to

(Colonel, 11th Vermont Volunteers, Sep. 1, 1862)

May 12, 1864; in the Richmond Campaign (Army of the Potomac), May 14‑18, 1864, being engaged in the Battles of Spottsylvania, May 14‑18, 1864, where he was severely wounded; on sick leave of absence, disabled by wound, May 18 to July 8, 1864; in command of 1st Brigade of General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Hardin's Division in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., July 8‑24, 1864, during General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Early's Raid upon the Capital; in the Shenandoah Campaign, Aug. to Dec., 1864, being engaged in the Skirmish

(Bvt. Brig.‑General, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 1, 1864,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Spottsylvania C. H., and at the Battles of Winchester, Fisher's Hill, and Cedar Creek, Va.)

at Charlestown, Va., Aug. 22, 1864, — Battle of Opequan, Sep. 19, 1864, — in command of 1st Brigade, 2d Division, 6th Army Corps, Sep. 21, 1864, — Storming Flint Hill, Sep. 21, 1864, — Battle of Fisher's Hill, Sep. 22, 1864, — Battle of Cedar Creek, Oct. 19, 1864, — and several

(Captain, 8th Infantry, Oct. 8, 1864)

Skirmishes; in the Richmond Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Dec., 1864, to Apr., 1865, being engaged in the Siege of Petersburg, in

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

the Assault of the enemy's works, Mar. 25, 1865, — Attack which, by breaking the enemy's lines, Apr. 2, 1865, terminated the Siege, — Pursuit of the Rebel Army, Apr. 3‑9, 1865, — Battle of Sailor's Creek, Apr. 6, 1865, — and Capitulation of General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Lee, with the Army of Northern Virginia, at Appomattox C. H., Apr. 9, 1865; in the Movements of 6th

(Bvt. Brig.‑General, U. S. Army, Apr. 9, 1865, for Gallant and Meritorious Services in the Field during the Rebellion)

Army Corps to Washington, D. C., etc., till its disbandment, July, 1865;

(Brig.‑General, U. S. Volunteers, May 8, 1865)

awaiting orders, July, 1865, to Jan. 15, 1866; and on leave of absence,

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Jan. 15, 1866)

Jan. 15 to Feb. 13, 1866.

Resigned, Feb. 13, 1866.

 p768  Civil History. — Paper Manufacturer, Albany, N. Y., since 1866. Degree of A. M. conferred by Middlebury College, Vt., 1867. Postmaster, Albany, N. Y., since Dec. 19, 1889.

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

Civil History. — Postmaster of Albany, N. Y., 1889 to 1893. — Director National Commercial Bank of Albany; of the New York Mutual Life Insurance Co.; of the Massachusetts Life Insurance Co., etc. — Resided at Albany, N. Y., to March, 1897.

Died March 16, 1897, at New York, N. Y.: Aged 61.

Buried, West Cemetery, Middlebury, VT.

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