Officers of the U. S. Army - Armistead

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Officers of the U. S. Army - Armistead

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  • Armistead, Addison Bowles
    Va. Va.
    Lieutenant 7 infantry 10 Jan 1799
    honorably discharged 15 June 1800
    Lieutenant 1 arts and engineers 16 Feb 1801
    arts 1 Apr 1802
    Captain 30 Sept 1806
    died 10 Feb 1813

  • Armistead, Bartholomew Dandridge
    Va. Army.
    Sergeant 1 infantry
    2 Lieutenant 1 infantry 16 Feb 1801
    transferred to 2 infantry 1 Apr 1802
    1 Lieutenant 12 Aug 1802
    Captain 18 Aug 1808
    resigned 1 May 1811

  • Armistead, Carroll Falconer
    Ark. Ark.
    Captain 1 Ark infantry 5 May 1898
    honorably discharged 25 July 1898
    2 Lieutenant 2 artillery 26 July 1898
    1 Lieutenant artillery corps 2 Feb 1901
    Captain 29 Oct 1901

  • Armistead, Franck Stanley
    Va. At Large
    Cadet Military Academy 1 July 1852 (34)
    Brevet 2 Lieutenant 1 infantry 1 July 1856
    2 Lieutenant 10 infantry 20 July 1856
    1 Lieutenant 3 Mar 1861
    resigned 14 June 1861
    (Colonel 1 NC reserves Confederate States Army war 1861 to 1865)
    died 18 Apr 1889

  • Armistead, George
    Va. Va.
    Ensign 7 infantry 14 Jan 1799
    2 Lieutenant 3 Mar 1799
    1 Lieutenant 14 May 1800
    honorably discharged 15 June 1800
    Lieutenant 2 arts and engineers 16 Feb 1801
    transferred to arts 1 Apr 1802
    Captain 1 Nov 1806
    Major 3 artillery 3 Mar 1813
    transferred to corps artillery 12 May 1814
    Brevet Lieutenant Colonel 12 Sept 1814 for gallant conduct in the defense of Ft McHenry Md
    died 25 Apr 1818

  • Armistead, John Bowles
    Va. Va.
    Captain light dragoons 8 Jan 1799
    honorably discharged 15 June 1800

  • Armistead, Lewis Addison
    NC. Va.
    Cadet Military Academy 1 Sept 1834 to 15 Feb 1836
    2 Lieutenant 6 infantry 10 July 1839
    1 Lieutenant 30 Mar 1844
    Captain 3 Mar 1855
    Brevet Captain 20 Aug 1847 for gallantry and meritorious conduct at the battles of Contreras and Churubusco Mex
    and Major 8 Sept 1847 for gallantry and meritorious conduct in the battle of Molino del Rey Mex
    resigned 26 May 1861
    (Brigadier General Confederate States Army war 1861 to 1865)
    killed 3 July 1863 at the battle of Gettysburg Pa

  • Armistead, Lewis G. A.
    Va. Va.
    1 Lieutenant rifle 10 Feb 1812
    Captain 1 rifle 24 Jan 1814
    killed 17 Sept 1814 in sortie from Ft Erie Canada.

  • Armistead, Walker Keith
    Va. Va.
    Cadet Military Academy 1 May 1801 (1)
    2 Lieutenant engineers 5 Mar 1803
    1 Lieutenant 11 June 1805
    Captain 30 Oct 1806
    Major 23 July 1810
    Lieutenant Colonel 31 July 1812
    Colonel chief engr 12 Nov 1818
    Colonel 3 artillery 1 June 1821
    Brevet Brigadier General 12 Nov 1828 for 10 yrs faithful service in one grade
    died 13 Oct 1845

  • Armistead, Wilson C. N.
    Va. Va.
    Cadet Military Academy 15 Apr 1813 to 7 Nov 1817
    2 Lieutenant 4 infantry 13 Feb 1818
    1 Lieutenant 24 Feb 1818
    honorably discharged 1 June 1821

Extracted from the Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army: 1789 - 1903
By Francis B. Heitman
Published under act of Congress approved March 2, 1903

Names are followed by state or countrywhere 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.


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