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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1865

Vol. III

(Born Pa.)

Thomas L. Brent, Jr.​1

(Ap'd at Large)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1861, to June 23, 1865, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 18th Infantry, June 23, 1865.

First Lieut., 18th Infantry, June 23, 1865.

Served: in garrison at Camp Thomas, O., Oct., 1865; on frontier duty at Ft. Lyon, Col., Feb. to May, 1866; as Quartermaster, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry, May 1 to Nov. 2, 1866; on frontier duty at Ft. Laramie, Dak., June, 1866 to Jan., 1867, — Ft. Philip Kearny, Dak., Jan. to June, 1867, — and Ft. McPherson, Neb., June to Oct., 1867; as Quartermaster, 18th Infantry, Feb. 25, 1867, to Aug. 18, 1868; on frontier duty at Ft. Fetterman, Dak., Nov. 4, 1867, to May, 1868, — Ft. D. A. Russell, Dak., May‑June, 1868, — Ft. Sedgwick, Dak., July to Sep., 1868, — and

(Captain, 18th Infantry, July 11, 1868)

Ft. D. A. Russell, Dak., to Apr. 1869; at headquarters, Department of

(Unassigned, Apr. 26, 1869)

the South, May 3 to June 5, 1869; on general Recruiting Service, June, 1869, to Feb. 13, 1871; on frontier duty at Camp Hualapai, Ara., Apr. 16,

(Assigned to 3d Cavalry, Jan. 1, 1871)

to Nov. 6, 1871; on leave of absence to Mar. 11, 1872; on frontier duty at Ft. D. A. Russell, Dak., to June 10, 1873; and on sick leave of absence, to May 17, 1876.

Retired from Active Service, May 17, 1876,
for Disability contracted in the Line of Duty.

Civil History. — Manufacturer, Columbus, O. 1876‑80.

Died, May 24, 1880, at Columbus, O.: Aged 34.

The Author's Note:

1 Son of Captain Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Thomas L. Brent, Asst. Quartermaster, U. S. Army.

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