People related to the 91st PA

People related to (but not in) the 91st PA

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Index


[Heitman = Francis B Heitman, Historical register and dictionary of the United States Army, from its organization, September 29, 1789, to March 2, 1903. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1903.]
[Abbreviations in Heitman's entries include: "An asterisk (*) before a name indicates that the officer attained the rank of brigadier or major-general either by regular or brevet commission in the regular or volunteer forces."]
Ayres, Romeyn Beck
"* Ayres, Romeyn Beck. NY. NY. Cadet M A 1 July 1843 (22); bvt 2 lt 4 art 1 July 1847; 2 lt 3 art 22 Sept 1847; 1 lt 16 Mar 1852; capt 5 art 14 May 1861; brig gen vols 29 Nov 1862; hon must out of vol ser 30 Apr 1866; lt col 28 inf 28 July 1866; tr to 19 inf 15 Mar 1869; tr to 3 art 15 Dec 1870; col 2 art 18 July 1879; bvt maj 2 July 1863 for gal and mer ser in the battle of Gettysburg Pa; lt col 5 May 1864 for gal and mer ser in the battle of the Wilderness Va; col 18 Aug 1864 for gal and mer ser in the battle on the Weldon r r VA; brig gen 13 Mar 1865 for gal and mer ser in the battle of Five Forks Va; maj gen 13 Mar 1865 for gal and mer ser in the field dur the war; maj gen vols 1 Aug 1864 for conspicuous gallantry in the battles of the Wilderness Spottsylvania C H Jericho Mills Bethesda Church Petersburg Glove Tavern (Weldon r r) and for fai ser in the campn; died 4 Dec 1888." (Heitman)
Garrard, Kenner
"* Garrard, Kenner. Ky. At lge. Cadet M A 1 July 1847 (8); bvt 2 lt 4 art 1 July 1851; tr to 1 drgs 20 Feb 1852; 2 lt 31 Oct 1853; 1 lt 2 cav 3 Mar 1855; r adjt 20 Apr 1855 to 31 May 1858; capt 27 Feb 1861; 5 cav 3 Aug 1861; maj 3 cav 2 Nov 1863; col 146 N Y inf 23 Sept 1862; brig gen vols 23 July 1863; hon must out of vol ser 24 Aug 1865; bvt lt col 2 July 1863 for gal and mer ser at the battle of Gettysburg Pa; col 22 July 1864 for gal and mer ser in the expdn to Covington Ga; brig gen 13 Mar 1865 for gal and mer ser at the battle of Nashville Tenn; maj gen 13 Mar 1865 for gal and mer ser in the field dur the war and bvt maj gen vols 15 Dec 1864 for conspicuous gallantry and eff dur the battles of the 15 and 16 Dec 1864 before Nashville Tenn; resd 6 Nov 1866; [died 15 May 1879.]" (Heitman)
Griffin, Charles
"* Griffin, Charles. Ohio. Ohio. Cadet M A 1 July 1843 (23); bvt 2 lt 4 art 1 July 1847; 2 lt 2 art 12 Oct 1847; 1 lt 30 June 1849; capt 25 Apr 1861; tr to 5 art 14 May 1861; brig gen vols 9 June 1862; maj gen vols 2 Apr 1865; hon must out of vol ser 15 Jan 1866; col 35 inf 28 July 1866; bvt maj 21 July 1861 for gal and mer ser at the battle of Bull Run Va; lt col 6 May 1864 for gal and mer ser at the battle of the Wilderness Va; col 18 Aug 1864 for gal and mer ser in the battle on the Weldon r r Va; brig gen 13 Mar 1865 for gal and mer ser at the battle of Five Forks Va; maj gen vols 1 Aug 1864 and maj gen USA 13 Mar 1865 for gal and mer ser in the field dur the war; died 15 Sept 1867." (Heitman)
Humphreys, Andrew Atkinson
"* Humphreys, Andrew Atkinson. Pa. Pa. Cadet MA 1 July 1827 (13); bvt 2 lt 2 art 1 July 1831; 2 lt 1 July 1831; 1 lt 16 Aug 1836; resd 30 Sept 1836; 1 lt topl engrs 7 July 1838; capt 31 May 1848; maj 6 Aug 1861; lt col engrs 3 Mar 1863; col a a d c 5 Mar 1862; brig gen vols 28 Apr 1862; maj gen vols 8 July 1863; hon must out of vol ser 1 Sept 1866; brig gen chief of engrs 8 Aug 1866; retd 30 June 1879; bvt col 13 Dec 1862 for gal and mer ser at the battle of Fredericksburg Va; brig gen 13 Mar 1865 for gal and mer ser at the battle of Gettysburg Pa and maj gen 13 Mar 1865 for gal and mer ser at the battle of Sailors Creek Va; died 27 Dec 1883." (Heitman)
Locke, Fred
"* Locke, Frederick Thomas. NY NY. Capt a a g vols 2 Sept 1861; lt col a a g [sc. assistant adjutant general] assd [sc. assigned] 20 Aug 1862 to 1 Aug 1865; bvt col vols 1 Aug 1864 for brave constant and eff ser in the battles and marches of the campn and brig gen vols 1 Apr 1865 for gal and mer ser at the battle of Five Forks Va; hon must out 19 Sept 1865; [died 4 Feb 1893.]" (Heitman)
Marvin, Azor Smith
"Marvin, Azor Smith. NY. NY. Pvt sergt and 1 sergt A and I 5 NY inf 9 May 1861 to 1 Jan 1862; 2 lt 5 NY inf 1 Jan 1862; 1 lt 26 July 1862; capt a a g [assistant adjutant general] vols 29 Oct 1862; bvt maj vols 13 Mar 1865 for gal and mer ser at the battle of Gettysburg Pa and lt col vols 13 Mar 1865 for gal and mer ser dur the campn of 1864 from the Rapidan to the Weldon rr Va; resd 18 Jan 1865; [died 5 Aug 1899.]" (Heitman)
Meade, George Gordon
"* Meade, George Gordon. Spain. Pa. Cadet MA 1 Sept 1831 (19); bvt 2 lt 3 art 1 July 1835; 2 lt 31 Dec 1835; resd 26 Oct 1836; 2 lt topl engrs 19 May 1842; 1 lt 4 Aug 1851; capt 19 May 1856; maj 18 June 1862; tr to corps of engrs 3 Mar 1863; brig gen vols 31 Aug 1861; maj gen vols 29 Nov 1862; brig gen USA 3 July 1863; maj gen USA 18 Aug 1864; bvt 1 lt 23 Sept 1846 for gal con in the several conflicts at Monterey Mex; by resolution of 28 Jan 1864 it was--

"Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of America in Congress assembled, That the gratitude of the American people and the thanks of their Representatives in Congress are due, and are hereby tendered, to Maj. Gen. George G. Meade and the officers and soldiers of the Army of the Potomac for the skill and heroic valor which, at Gettysburg, repulsed, defeated, and drove back, broken and dispirited, beyond the Rappahannock, the veteran army of the rebellion." Died 6 Nov 1872." (Heitman)

Porter, Fitz John
"* Porter, Fitz John. NH. NY. Cadet MA 1 July 1841 (8); bvt 2 lt 4 art 1 July 1845; 2 lt 18 June 1846; 1 lt 29 May 1847; bvt capt a a g 27 June 1856; col 5 inf 14 May 1861; brig gen vols 17 May 1861; maj gen vols 4 July 1862; bvt capt 8 Sept 1847 for gal and mer con in the battle of Molino del Rey Mex; maj 13 Sept 1847 for gal and mer con in the battle of Chapultepec Mex and brig gen 27 June 1862 for gal and mer con in the battle of Chickahominy Va; cashd 21 Jan 1863; col inf 5 Aug 1866 to rank from 14 May 1861 (act 1 July 1886); retd 7 Aug 1886; died 21 May 1901." (Heitman)
Sykes, George
"* Sykes, George. Md. Md. Cadet M A 1 July 1838 (39); bvt 2 lt 3 inf 1 July 1842; 2 lt 31 Dec 1843; 1 lt 21 Sept 1846; capt 30 Sept 1855; maj 14 inf 14 May 1861; brig gen vols 28 Sept 1861; maj gen vols 29 Nov 1862; hon must out of vol ser 15 Jan 1866; lt col 5 inf 16 Oct 1863; col 20 inf 12 Jan 1868; bvt capt 18 Apr 1847 for gal and mer con in the battle of Cerro Gordo Mex; col 27 June 1862 for gal and mer ser in the battle of Gaines Mill Va; brig gen 13 Mar 1865 for gal and mer ser in the battle of Gettysburg Pa and maj gen 13 Mar 1865 for gal and mer ser in the field dur the war; died 8 Feb 1880." (Heitman)
Thomas, Lorenzo
"* Thomas, Lorenzo. Del. Del. Cadet M A 1 Sept 1819 (17); 2 lt 4 inf 1 July 1823; 1 lt 17 Mar 1829; r adjt 1 Mar 1828 to 15 Feb 1831; capt 23 Sept 1836; a q m 3 Sept 1836 to 7 July 1838; bvt maj a a g 7 July 1838; maj 4 inf 1 Jan 1848 and vac same 1 Jan 1848; lt col a a g 15 July 1852; col A G 7 Mar 1861; brig gen A G 3 Aug 1861; retd 22 Feb 1869; bvt lt col 23 Sept 1846 for gal and mer con in the several conflicts at Monterey Mex; brig gen 7 May 1861 and maj gen 13 Mar 1865 for fai and mer ser dur the war; died 2 Mar 1875." (Heitman)
Tyler, Erastus Barnard
"* Tyler, Erastus Barnard. NY. Ohio. Col 7 Ohio inf 25 Apr 1861; brig gen vols 14 May 1862; bvt maj gen vols 13 Mar 1865 for gal and mer ser dur the war; hon must out 24 Aug 1865; [died 9 Jan 1891.]" (Heitman)
Wadsworth, James Samuel
"* Wadsworth, James Samuel. NY. NY. Vol a d c to gen McDowell 8 July 1861; brig gen vols 9 Aug 1861; bvt maj gen vols 6 May 1864 for gal con at the battles of Gettysburg Pa and the Wilderness Va; died 8 May 1864 of wds recd 6 May 1864 at the battle of the Wilderness Va." (Heitman)
Warren, Gouverneur Kemble
"* Warren, Gouverneur Kemble. NY. NY. Cadet M A 1 July 46 (2); bvt 2 lt topl engrs 1 July 1850; 2 lt 1 Sept 1854; 1 lt 1 July 1856; capt 9 Sept 1861; tr to engrs 3 Mar 1863; lt col 5 NY inf 14 May 1861; col 5 NY inf 11 Sept 1861; brig gen vols 26 Sept 1862; maj gen vols 3 May 1863; resd from vol ser 27 May 1865; maj engrs 25 June 1864; lt col 4 Mar 1879; bvt lt col 27 June 1862 for gal and mer ser in the battle of Gaines Mill Va; col 4 July 1863 for gal and mer ser in the battle of Gettysburg Pa; brig gen 13 Mar 1865 for gal and mer ser in the battle of Bristoe Station Va and maj gen 13 Mar 1865 for gal and mer ser in the field dur the war; died 8 Aug 1882." (Heitman)
Weed, Stephen H
"* Weed, Stephen H. NY. NY. Cadet M A 1 July 1850 (27); bvt 2 lt 2 art 1 July 1854; 2 lt 4 art 18 Dec 1854; 1 lt 16 Nov 1856; capt 5 art 14 May 1861; brig gen vols 6 June 1863; killed 2 July 1863 at the battle of Gettysburg Pa." (Heitman)
Wharton, Jesse
see The shooting of Jesse Wharton

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