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Officers of the U. S. Army - Alexander

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  • Alexander, Marshall Thomas
    NC. NC.
    1 Lieutenant 43 infantry 4 Aug 1813
    dismissed 9 Aug 1814

  • Alexander, Newton F.
    Tenn. Tenn.
    Cadet Military Academy 1 July 1848 (2)
    Brevet 2 Lieutenant engineers 1 July 1852
    2 Lieutenant 1 Aug 1854
    died 10 Oct 1858

  • Alexander, Perez
    Mass. Mass.
    Ensign 40 infantry 1 Sept 1813
    3 Lieutenant 2 May 1814
    honorably discharged 15 June 1815

  • Alexander, Richard Henry
    Ill. Ky.
    Assistant Surgeon 2 Dec 1853
    Major Surgeon 11 June 1862
    Lieutenant Colonel Surgeon 7 Dec 1884
    Brevet Lieutenant Colonel 13 Mar 1865 for faithful and meritorious service during the war
    died 29 Mar 1889

  • Alexander, Richard Henry L.
    Ky. Ky.
    2 Lieutenant 7 cavalry 12 Dec 1872
    died 9 Feb 1875

  • Alexander, Robert
    Md. Army.
    Private and Sergeant G 4 infantry 7 Apr 1886 to 29 Jan 1890
    2 Lieutenant 7 infantry 17 Dec 1889
    1 Lieutenant 12 infantry 7 Jan 1897
    transferred to 11 infantry 21 Mar 1898
    Captain 14 infantry 2 Oct 1899
    transferred to 11 infantry 17 Feb 1900

  • Alexander, Thomas Bullitt
    Ky. Wash Ter.
    2 Lieutenant 1 cavalry 21 Feb 1861
    1 Lieutenant 1 May 1861
    4 cavalry 3 Aug 1361
    Captain 17 July 1862
    dropped 14 Mar 1865
    (joined Confederate States Army)

  • Alexander, Thomas Ludwell
    Va. Ky.
    Cadet Military Academy 1 July 1826 (29)
    Brevet 2 Lieutenant and 2 Lieutenant 6 infantry 1 July 1830
    1 Lieutenant 18 Apr 1837
    Captain 7 July 1838
    Major 8 infantry 9 June 1853
    Lieutenant Colonel 5 infantry 31 July 1861
    retired 16 Oct 1863
    Brevet Major 20 Aug 1847 for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battles of Contreras and Churubusco Mex
    died 11 Mar 1881

  • Alexander, Walter Stone
    Mass. Cal.
    Cadet Military Academy l July 1875 (7)
    2 Lieutenant 5 infantry 13 June 1879
    transferred to 4 art 11 July 1879
    1 Lieutenant 31 Mar 1887
    Captain 2 Mar 1899
    artillery corps 2 Feb 1901

  • Alexander, William
    (Earl of Stirling)
    NY. NJ.
    Colonel 1 NJ 7 Nov 1775
    Brigadier General continental army 1 Mar 1776
    taken prisoner at Long Island 27 Aug 1776
    exchanged ? Sept 1776
    Major General continental army 19 Feb 1777

    By the act of Congress of 24 Sept 1779 it was "Resolved, that the thanks of congress be given to Major. General Lord Stirling, for the judicious measures taken by him to forward the enterprise (attack of work on Paulus Hook), and to secure the retreat of the party."

    By the act of 28 Jan 1783 it was "Resolved, that the President signify to the commander in chief, in a manner the most respectful to the memory of the late major-general, the Earl of Stirling, the sense Congress entertain of the early and meritorious exertions of that general in the common cause, and of the bravery, perseverance, and military talents he possessed; which, having fixed their esteem for his character, while living, induce a proportionate regret for the loss of an officer who has rendered such constant and important services to his country."
    Died 15 Jan 1783.

  • Alexander, William
    NC. NC.
    Ensign 10 inf 24 Mar 1813
    3 Lieutenant 15 Aug 1813
    2 Lieutenant 3 rifle 17 Mar 1814
    1 Lieutenant 12 Aug 1814
    honorably discharged 15 June 1815

  • Alexander, William
    Tenn. Tenn.
    2 Lieutenant 6 infantry 27 Oct 1820
    transferred to 5 infantry 1 June 1821
    1 Lieutenant 31 Oct 1825
    Captain 18 Feb 1836
    died 31 Oct 1838

  • Alexander, William Kirkwood.
    Va. Va.
    Capt assistant quartermaster volunteers 12 May 1898
    honorably discharged 7 Dec 1898

  • Alexander, William Leidy
    Iowa. Iowa.
    1 Lieutenant 30 Iowa infantry 23 Sept 1862
    Captain 1 oct 1863
    honorably mustered out 27 July 1865
    Captain commissary of subsistence 4 Oct 1889
    Major commissary of subsistence 10 June 1896
    Lieutenant Colonel commissary of subsistence assigned 22 July to 7 Oct 1898 and with rank of Colonel 7 Oct 1898 to 2 Mar 1899
    Lieutenant Colonel deputy commissary general 13 Dec 1900

  • Alexander, William Satterlee
    Mo. Mo.
    Cadet Military Academy 1 July to 23 Dec 1865
    2 Lieutenant 8 infantry 9 Oct 1867
    died 29 Mar 1869 of wounds received 28 Mar 1869 from a sentinel at Ft Macon NC

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.