Officers of the U. S. Army - Abert

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Officers of the U. S. Army - Abert

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  • Abert, James William
    N. J. At large
    Cadet Military Academy l Sept 1838 (66)
    Brevet 2 Lieutenant 5 inf 1 July 42
    transferred to topographical engineers 24 May 1843
    2 Lieutenant 27 May 1846
    1 Lieutenant 3 Mar 1853
    Captain 1 July 1856
    Major engineers 3 Mar 1863
    Brevet Lieutenant Colonel 25 June 1864 for faithful and meritorious service in the valley of the Shenandoah from June 1861 to Sept 1862
    resigned 25 June 1864
    Major USA 3 Jan 1895 (act 17 Aug 1894)
    retired 14 Jan 1895
    died 10 Aug 1897

  • Abert, John James
    Md. Va
    Cadet Military Academy 18 Jan 1808 (19) to 1 Apr 1811 when he graduated but declined appointment
    Brevet Major topographical engineers 22 Nov 1814
    honorably discharged 15 June 1815
    reinstated 2 May 1816
    Brevet Lieutenant Colonel topographical engineers 22 Nov 1824 for 10 yrs faithful service in one grade
    Colonel topographical engineers 7 July 1838;
    retired 9 Sept 1861
    died 27 Jan 1863

  • Abert, William Stretch
    D. C. D. C.
    2 Lieutenant 4 art 18 June 1855
    1 Lieutenant 31 Mar 1857
    Captain 3 cavalry 14 May 1861
    6 cavalry 3 Aug 61
    Lieutenant Colonel assistant inspector general assigned 17 Nov 1862 to 6 Oct 1864
    Colonel 3 Mass art 3 Dec 1864
    honorably mustered out of volunteers service 18 Sept 1865
    Major 7 cav 8 June 1867
    Brevet Major 27 May 1862 for gallant and meritorious service in the battle o Hanover C H Va.
    Lieutenant Colonel 17 Sept 1862 for gallant and meritorious service in the battle of Antietam Md,
    and Brigadier-General volunteers 13 Mar 1865 for gallant and meritorious service during the war
    died 25 Aug 1867

Source:

Extracted from the Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army: 1789 - 1903. Names are followed by state or country where born and then the state from which originally appointed but when there is only one place listed, it indicates the state whence appointed, the place of birth not being known. Where "Cadet Military Academy" is indicated, the next date refers to the date he entered that institution, and the figure in parenthesis represents his standing in the graduating class.