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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1867

Vol. III

(Born N. Y.)

Edward M. Merriman​1

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Edward Munro Merriman: Born June 11, 1843, Auburn, NY.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1863, to June 17, 1867, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, June 17, 1867.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Lafayette, N. Y., Oct. 1, 1867, to May 15, 1868, — Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., May to Nov., 1868, — New Orleans, La., Dec., 1868, — Greenville Barracks, La., Jan. to Mar., 1869, — Ft. Riley, Kan., Apr., 1869, to Sep., 1870, — and Ft. Ontario, N. Y., to Dec. 8, 1870.

Honorably Mustered out of Service, Dec. 8, 1870.

Civil History. — Unknown, nothing authentic having been received.

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

Civil History. — Lawyer, Little Rock, Ark. — Judge of one of the courts of Arkansas for four terms (eight years).

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

Civil History. — Unknown.

Vol. VI
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Edward Munro Merriman, Born June 11, 1843.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, June 17, 1867.

Honorably Mustered Out of Service, Dec. 8, 1870.

Civil History. — Civil Engineer on the Little Rock and Fort Smith Railroad; resided at Conway, Arkansas, where he was Paymaster, Mayor, County Judge for eight years, member of State Legislature.

Died, May 24, 1917, at Conway, Ark.: Aged 74.

Obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1917.

Buried, Oak Grove Cemetery, Conway, AR.

The Author's Note:

1 Edward M. Merriman, before becoming a Cadet, served as First Lieut., New York Volunteers.

Thayer's Note:

a His place of birth is from the Find-a‑Grave page linked above.

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