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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1868

Vol. III

(Born Ill.)

Chancellor Martin

(Ap'd Ill.)


Born Freeport, IL.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1864, to June 15, 1868, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, June 15, 1868.

 p123  Served: on frontier duty at Camp Supply, I. T., Nov. 3, 1868, to

(Unassigned, Aug. 23, 1869)

(Transferred to 24th Infantry, Aug. 3, 1870)

Sep. 11, 1869; awaiting orders to Aug. 3, 1870; and on leave of absence, to Sep. 1, 1870.

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

Civil History. —Merchant, 1870‑73. Major on the General Staff of the Egyptian Army, Jan., 1874, to Mar. 31, 1877. Physician, 1878, to 18–––.

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

Civil History. —In the U. S. Customs Service, 1880 to –––––; Deputy Collector of Customs at the Port of New York since 1890. — Chairman of Customs Board of Examiners for the Port of New York. — Residence, New York City.

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

Civil History. — In the U. S. Customs Service since 1880. — Residence, New York City.

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

(Born Dec. 16, 1845.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, June 15, 1868.

Transferred to 24th Infantry, Aug. 3, 1870.

Honorably Discharged at His Own Request, Sept. 1, 1870.

 p137  Civil History. — Merchant, 1870‑73; Major on General Staff of the Egyptian Army, January, 1874, to March 31, 1877; studied medicine, 1878‑79 and received degree of M. D.; in U. S. Customs Service, 1880 to 1908 (Deputy Collector of Customs for the Port of New York since 1890; Chairman of Customs Board of Examiners for the Port of New York); since 1908 resided at Cornwall, N. Y.

Died, Oct. 28, 1916, at New York, N. Y.: Aged 71.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1917.

Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Martin's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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