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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1867

Vol. III

(Born N. Y.)

Eliphalet N. Chester​1

(Ap'd Ark.)


Eliphalet Nott Chester​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 9, 1863, to June 17, 1867, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, June 17, 1867.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Foote, Md., Sep. 30 to Nov., 1867, — and Ft. McHenry, Md., Nov., 1867, to Mar. 1, 1870 (leave of absence, May 15 to July 19, 1869), — Charleston, W. Va., to Oct. 22, 1870.

Honorably Discharged from Service, Oct. 22, 1870.

Civil History. — Lumber Dealer in Florida, 18–––, Captain, N. Y. Militia, 18–––. Journalist, New York city, since 18–––.

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

Civil History. — Unknown.

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

(Born July 18, 1846)

Civil History. — In lumber business in West Virginia. — Studied and practiced law in Colorado for a time. — Lived in New York and Brooklyn, doing editorial work.

Died, Nov. 16, 1898, at Brooklyn, N. Y.: Aged 52.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1901, for an obituary notice.

The Author's Note:

1 E. N. Chester, before becoming a Cadet, enlisted as Private in 94th New York Volunteers, Aug., 1862; remained in service until Aug., 1863; was in the Battles of South Mountain, Antietam, Chancellorsville, and Fredericksburg.

Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Chester's full name is from his AOG obituary.

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