Officers of the U. S. Army - Acker

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Officers of the U. S. Army - Acker

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  • Acker, George Sigourney
    N. Y. Mich.
    Captain 1 Mich cavalry 26 Aug 1861
    Major 2 Sept 1862
    Lieutenant Colonel 9 Mich cav 22 Jan 1863
    Colonel 2 July 1864
    Brevet Brigadier General volunteers 13 Mar 1865 for gallant and soldierly conduct under all circumstances during the East Tenn and Atlanta campaign especially at Morristown East Tenn in Dec 1863; at Bean Station and for conspicuous gallantry at Cynthiana in June 1864
    resd 27 June 1865
    [died 6 Sept 1879.]

  • Acker, William Henry
    N. Y. Minn.
    Captain 1 Minn infantry 29 Apr 1861
    resigned 20 Aug 1861
    Captain 16 infantry 14 May 1861
    Brevet Major 7 Apr 1862 for gallant and meritorious service in the battle of Shiloh Tenn where he was killed 7 Apr 1862


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.