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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1867

Vol. III

(Born Mo.)

Henry D. Wallen, Jr.​1

(Ap'd at Large)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1862, to June 17, 1867, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, June 17, 1867.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Sullivan, Me., Sep. 28, 1867, to Apr. 20, 1869; on leave of absence, Apr. 20 to May 13, 1869; and awaiting

(Transferred to 21st Infantry, May 13, 1869)

orders, May 13, 1869, to Sep. 1, 1870.

Honorably Discharged at his own Request, Sep. 1, 1870.

Civil History. — Superintendent of Pittsburg, Ft. Wayne, and Chicago Railroad, 1876‑79. Iron business, Grand Rapids, Mich., 1879‑85.

Died, Dec. 23,​a 1889, at New York city: Aged 45.

Buried, Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburg, PA.

The Author's Note:

1 Son of Bvt. Brig.‑General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Henry D. Wallen, Lieut.‑Colonel, 14th Infantry.

Thayer's Note:

a His tombstone, linked above, gives his date of death as Dec. 24.

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