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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1862

Vol. II

(Born Vt.)

John Egan

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1858, to June 17, 1862, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, June 17, 1862.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1862‑66: in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), July‑Aug., 1862; in the Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug.‑Sep., 1862, being engaged in a Skirmish at Fairfax C. H., Aug. 31, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep. to Nov., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862, — and March to Falmouth, Va., Oct.‑Nov.,

(Bvt. First Lieut., September 17, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Antietam, Md.)

1862, skirmishing at Jefferson and Sulphur Springs, Nov. 15‑18, 1862; in the Rappahannock Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Dec., 1862, to June, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862, — Action at Kelly's Ford, Apr. 14, 1863, — and "Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Stoneman's Raid" towards Richmond, Apr. 13 to May 4, 1863; in the Pennsylvania Campaign (Army of the Potomac), June‑July, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Gettysburg, July 2‑3, 1863, — and Pursuit of the enemy to Warrenton, Va., July, 1863; in the Rapidan Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Oct.,

(Bvt. Capt., July 3, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious Services
at the Battle of Gettysburg, Pa.)

1863, to Jan., 1864, being engaged in the Movement to Centreville, Oct., 1863, — Operations at Mine Run, Nov. 26 to Dec. 3, 1863, — and Raid to Front Royal, Jan. 1‑6, 1864; in the Richmond Campaign (Army of the Potomac), May 4 to June 29, 1864, being engaged in the Cavalry

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, May 19, 1864)

Actions and Skirmishes at Cold Harbor, June 1, Barker's Mill, June 2,

(Bvt. Major, June 1, 1864, for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Cold Harbor, Va.)

Bottom's Bridge, June 3, Yellow Tavern, June 10, Seminary Church, June 15, Charles City C. H., June 16, and "Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Wilson's Raid" to Reams's Station, with constant heavy Skirmishing, June 21 to June 29, 1864, when he was captured; as Prisoner of War, June 29 to Dec. 8, 1864; and in Siege of Petersburg (Army of the James), Feb. 1 to Apr. 2, 1865.

Served: at Military Academy as Assistant Instructor of Infantry

(Captain, 11th Infantry, July 28, 1866)

Tactics, May 3,º 1865, to Feb. 6, 1869; in garrison at Lynchburg, Va.,  p857 Feb. 16 to Mar., 1869; awaiting orders to Apr. 5, 1869; as Aide-de‑Camp

(Unassigned, Apr. 14, 1869)

(Assigned to 23d Infantry, Sep. 1, 1869)

to General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Ames, at headquarters of Fourth Military District, to Oct. 4, 1869; on frontier duty at Ft. Colville, Wash., to Mar., 1871;

(Transferred to 4th Artillery, Jan. 1, 1871)

in garrison at Ft. Macon, N. C., to Sep., 1871; as Assistant Instructor of Infantry Tactics at the Military Academy, Sep. 11, 1871, to Aug. 29, 1872, of Artillery Tactics, Aug. 29, 1872, to Sep. 8, 1873, and as Treasurer, Sep. 20, 1872, to Sep. 8, 1873; in garrison at the Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., Oct. 20, 1873, to Aug. 5, 1874, — and Alcatraz Island, Cal., to Aug. 12, 1876; in arrest and undergoing sentence of Court Martial, Aug. 12, 1876, to Jan. 16, 1877; in garrison at Alcatraz Island, Cal., Jan. 16, 1877, to June 12, 1878; on Bannock Campaign, to Sep., 1878; in garrison at Ft. Point, Cal., Sep. 16, 1878, to July, 1881. — Ft. Canby, Wash., to Oct. 30, 1881. — Madison Barracks, N. Y., to Sep. 14, 1882, — Ft. Warren, Mas., to Dec. 20, 1883, — and Ft. Adams, R. I., to Nov. 1, 1886, — Ft. Trumbull, Ct., to Feb. 21, 1889; on leave of absence

(Major, 1st Artillery, Jan. 15, 1889)

to Apr. 15, 1889; and in garrison at the Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., to May 22, 1889, — and Ft. Canby, Wash. (in command) to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: at Fort Canby, Wash., to May 4, 1890. — On garrison duty at Fort Hamilton, N. Y., to April 6, 1892. — At Fort Wadsworth, N. Y. (on sick leave of absence Oct. 11 to Dec. 7, 1895), to July 28, 1896, and on leave until

Retired from Active Service, at his own request, Sept. 1, 1896.

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

Military History. — Retired officer. — Residence, New York, N. Y.

Died July 23, 1906, at New York, N. Y.: Aged 69.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1908, for an obituary notice.

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