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Officers of the U. S. Army - Alexander

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  • Alexander, Andrew Jonathan
    Ky. Mo.
    2 Lieutenant and 1 Lieutenant mounted rifles 26 July 1861
    3 cavalry 3 Aug 1861
    Lieutenant Colonel assistant adjutant-general assigned 1 Jan to 10 Aug 1863 and 23 Apr 1864 to 24 Apr 1865
    Captain 3 cavalry 13 Sept 1863
    Major 8 cavalry 28 July 1866
    Lieutenant Colonel 2 cavalry 20 Mar 1879
    retired 3 July 1885
    Brevet Captain 1 July 1862 for gallant and meritorious service during the Peninsular campaign in Va
    Major 3 July 1863 for gallant and meritorious service during the Gettysburg campaign
    Lieutenant Colonel 20 July 1864 for gallant and meritorious service during the Atlanta campaign
    Colonel 2 Apr 1865 for gallant and meritorious service in the capture of Selma Ala and
    Brigadier General 16 Apr 1865 for distinguished skill and gallantry in the cavalry engagements at Ebenezer Church Ala and Columbus Ga and
    for steadfast devotion to duty in the field during the war, also
    Brevet Colonel and Brigadier General volunteers 5 Jan 1865
    died 4 May 1887

  • Alexander, Barton Stone
    Ky. Ky.
    Cadet Military Academy 1 July 1838 (7)
    Brevet 2 Lieutenant engineers 1 July 1842
    2 Lieutenant 30 Sept 1843
    1 Lieutenant 3 Mar 1853
    Captain 1 July 1856
    Lieutenant Colonel additional aide de camp 28 Sept 1861 to 31 May 1866
    Major engineers 3 Mar 1863
    Lieutenant Colonel 7 Mar 1867
    Brevet Major 21 July 1861 for gallant and meritorious service at the battle of Bull Run Va
    Lieutenant Colonel 4 May 1862 for gallant and meritorious service at the siege of Yorktown Va and
    Colonel and Brigadier General 13 Mar 1865 for meritorious service during the rebellion
    died 15 Dec 1878

  • Alexander, Charles Tripler
    Ind T. Ark.
    Assistant Surgeon 1 Oct 1856
    Major Surgeon 9 Feb 1863
    Lieutenant Colonel Surgeon 26 July 1886
    Colonel chief medical purser 11 Sept 1891
    Brevet Lieutenant Colonel 13 Mar 1865 for faithful and meritorious service during the war and
    Colonel 27 Feb 1890 for gallant service in action against Indians at Clearwater Idaho 11 and 12 July 1877
    retired 3 May 1897

  • Alexander, Demas M.
    Ill. Kans.
    2 Lieutenant 12 Kans infantry 30 Sept 1862
    Captain commissary of subsistence volunteers 30 July 1863
    Brevet Major volunteers 4 Aug 1866 for faithful service in the subsistence department
    honorably mustered out 21 Aug 1866

  • Alexander, Dicks
    Va. Tenn.
    Ensign 39 infantry 17 Mar 1814
    3 Lieutenant 20 May 1814
    honorably discharged 15 June 1815

  • Alexander, Edmund Brooke
    Va. Ky.
    Cadet Military Academy 6 Oct 1818 (33)
    Brevet 2 Lieutenant 6 infantry 1 July 1823
    2 Lieutenant 3 infantry 1 July 1823
    1 Lieutenant 29 Dec 1827
    Captain 7 July 1838
    Captain assistant quartermaster 7 July 1838
    Major 8 infantry 10 Nov 1851
    Colonel 10 infantry 3 Mar 1855
    retired 22 Feb 1869
    Brevet Major 18 Apr 1847 for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battle of Cerro Gordo Mex
    Lieutenant Colonel 20 Aug 1847 for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battles of Contreras and Churubusco Mex
    Brigadier General 18 Oct 1865 for meritorious service in the
    recruitment of the armies of the U S
    died 3 Jan 1888

  • Alexander, Edward Henry
    Va. DC.
    Cadet Military Academy 20 May 1814 to 3 July 1817
    2 Lieutenant 4 infantry 22 May 1818
    1 Lieutenant 20 Aug 1820
    resigned 29 Noy 1826

  • Alexander, Edward Porter
    Ga. Ga.
    Cadet Military Academy l July 1853 (3)
    Brevet 2 Lieutenant engineers 1 July 1857
    2 Lieutenant 10 Oct 1858
    resigned 1 May 1861
    Brigadier General Confederate States Army - war 1861 to 1865

  • Alexander, Frederic William
    Md. Md.
    Captain Baltimore battery Md volunteers 18 Aug 1862 to 31 Mar 1865
    Captain commissary of subsistence volunteers 28 Feb 1865
    Brevet Major volunteers 3 Jan 1865 for gallantry in the field and
    Lieutenant Colonel 3 Jan 1866 for faithful service in the sub dept
    honorably mustered out 10 Jan 1866

  • Alexander, James B.
    Ky. Ky.
    Captain commissary of subsistence volunteers 23 Sept to 6 Dec 1861
    2 Lieutenant 1 cavalry 26 Noy 1861
    died 18 June 1862

  • Alexander, James Barton Stone
    Va. Va.
    Cadet Military Academy 1 July l852 (37)
    Brevet 2 Lieutenant 5 infantry 1 July 1856
    2 Lieutenant 9 infantry 10 Sept 1856
    resigned 9 May 1861
    [died 15 Aug 1861]

  • Alexander, James T.
    Va. Va.
    military storekeeper 19 Sept 1822
    honorably discharged 10 May 1824

  • Alexander, John Hanks
    Ark. Ohio.
    Cadet Military Academy l July 1883 (32)
    2 Lieutenant 9 cavalry 12 June 1887
    died 26 Mar 1894

  • Alexander, Levi
    Md. Md.
    Lieutenant 9 infantry 8 Jan 1799
    1 Lieutenant 3 Mar 1799
    honorably discharged 15 June 1800
    [died 1809]

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.