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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1870

Vol. III

(Born N. Y.)

Clarence A. Postley

(Ap'd Col.)


Clarence Ashley Postley: Born Feb. 9, 1849, New York, NY.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1866, to June 15, 1870, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieutenant, 3d Artillery, June 15, 1870.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Pulaski, Ga., Oct. 1, 1870, to Mar. 28, 1872 (leave of absence, to May 1, 1872), — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), May 1, 1872, to May 1, 1873, — Ft. Ontario, N. Y., June 3 to Aug. 18, 1873; at the Military Academy as Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Aug. 28, 1873, to Aug. 28, 1878, — and Assistant Instructor of Artillery Tactics, Sep. 30 to Nov. 6, 1873, and Oct. 6, 1875, to Aug. 31, 1876; on leave of absence, Aug. 28 to Oct. 1, 1878; in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., Oct. 1, 1878, to Nov. 13, 1881, — and at Jackson

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Mar. 20, 1879)

Barracks, La., to Feb. 10, 1882; and on leave of absence in Europe, to Jan. 31, 1883.

Resigned, Jan. 31, 1883.

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

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

Civil History. — Unknown, — residence, New York City.

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

Civil History. — Unknown. — Residence, New York City.

Died, May 28, 1908, at New York, N. Y.: Aged 59.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1908, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Postley's full name and birth data are from his AOG obituary.

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