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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1835

Vol. I

(Born N. Y.)

Thomas B. Arden

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Thomas Boyle Arden: Born July, 1813.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1830, to July 1, 1835, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1835.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1835‑36, — Camp Desire, near Ft. Towson, I. T., 1836, — Camp Nacogdoches, I. T., 1836, —

(Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, Oct. 26, 1836)

and Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1836‑37; as Aide-de‑Camp to Bvt. Brig.‑General Arbuckle, May 11 to July 26, 1837; at the Military Academy, as Asst. Instructor of Infantry Tactics, Aug. 28, 1837, to Sep. 7, 1841; in the Florida

(First Lieut., 7th Infantry, June 1, 1839)

 p624  War, 1841‑42; and in garrison at New Orleans Barracks, La., 1842.

Resigned, Dec. 31, 1842.

Civil History. — Farmer, Putnam County, N. Y., 1842‑61. President of Putnam County Agricultural Society, 1851‑56.

Military History. — Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑63: as Aide-de‑Camp to Major-General Sanford, New York Militia, with the rank of Major, in Defense of Washington, D. C., Apr. 26 to Aug., 1861; and as Aide-de‑Camp to Major-General Morgan (Governor of New York), with the rank of Colonel, acting as Military Agent of New York State troops in the field, Sep. 2, 1861, to Jan. 1, 1863.

Civil History. — Farmer, Putnam County, N. Y., since 1863.

[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Vol. IV
Died Aug. 13, 1896, at Garrisons,º N. Y.: Aged 83.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1897, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Buried, St. Philip's Church Cemetery, Garrison, NY.

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