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Officers of the U. S. Army - Armstrong

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  • Armstrong, Aaron
    Pa. Ill Territory
    Ensign rangers 1 Aug 1813
    honorably discharged 15 June 1815

  • Armstrong, Bezaleel Wells
    Ohio. Ohio.
    Cadet Military Academy 1 July 1841 (22)
    Brevet 2 Lieutenant 1 dragoons 1 July 1845
    2 Lieutenant 2 dragoons 1 Apr 1846
    died 17 Feb 1849

  • Armstrong, Daniel D.
    Ohio
    Ensign 19 infantry 12 Mar 1812
    resigned 18 Nov 1812

  • Armstrong, Francis C.
    Ark. Tex.
    2 Lieutenant 2 dragoons 7 June 1855
    1 Lieutenant 9 Mar 1859
    Captain 6 June 1861
    2 cavalry 3 Aug 1861
    resigned 13 Aug 1861
    (Brigadier General Confederate States Army war 1861 to 1865)

  • Armstrong,Francis W.
    Va. Tenn.
    Captain 24 infantry 12 Mar 1812
    Major 26 June 1813
    honorably discharged 15 June 1815
    reinstated 2 Dec 1815 as Captain 7 infantry with Brevet of Major from 26 June 1813
    resigned 30 Apr 1817

  • Armstrong, Frank Spear
    Ind. Ind.
    Cadet Military Academy 16 June 1887 (31)
    2 Lieutenant 9 Cavalry 12 June 1891
    1 Lieutenant 10 Cavalry 1 July 1898
    transferred to 9 Cavalry 5 Oct 1898
    Captain 13 Cavalry 2 Feb 1901
    transferred to 9 Cavalry 28 Aug 1901

  • Armstrong, George A.
    Vt. Mich.
    Captain 7 Mich Cavalry 15 Oct 1862
    Captain Adjutant Quartermaster Volunteers 18 May 1864
    Honorably mustered out 13 Mar 1866

  • Armstrong, George Rutledge
    Tenn. Tenn.
    2 Lieutenant 2 Tenn Volunteers 15 May 1898
    Honorably mustered out 8 Feb 1899
    2 Lieutenant 5 Infantry 10 Apr 1899
    1 Lieutenant 2 Feb 1901
    Transferred to 6 Infantry 17 June 1902

  • Armstrong, Hamilton
    Pa. Pa.
    Cadet 1 Infantry Jan 1790
    Ensign 1 Infantry 4 Mar 1791
    Lieutenant 10 Jan 1792
    1 sub legn 4 Sep 1792
    Captain 20 Feb 1794
    1 Infantry 1 Nov 1796
    resigned 1 July 1797

  • Armstrong, Henry B.
    NY NY
    Captain 13 Infantry 9 Apr 1812
    Major 23 Infantry 12 Apr 1813
    transferred to 4 rifles 25 Mar 1814
    Lieutenant Colonel 1 rifles 17 Sep 1814
    honorably discharged 15 Jun 1815
    died 10 Nov 1884

  • Armstrong, Horatio Gates
    NY NY
    Captain 23 Infantry 25 Sep 1812
    Major assistant inspector general 25 Apr 1814
    honorably discharged 15 Jun 1815

  • Armstrong, James
    GA GA
    Lieutenant 2 Cavalry Pulaski's Legion 1 Jan 1779
    Captain Amand's Partisan Corps ---- 1781 and served to close of war
    Major 5 Infantry 12 Jul 1799
    honorably discharged 15 Jun 1800

  • Armstrong, John
    PA PA
    General Continental Army 1 Mar 1776
    resigned 4 Apr 1777
    Brigadier General PA Militia 5 Apr 1777
    Major General PA Militia 9 Jan 1778 to close of war
    died 6 Mar 1795

  • Armstrong, John
    PA PA
    Served as a volunteer in the Canada expedition and at Quebec in 1775
    Major and aide de camp to General Mercer to 3 Jan 1777
    served subsequently as a volunteer in various capacities to the close of the war
    Brigadier General USA 6 Jul 1812
    resigned 13 Jan 1813
    Secretary of War 13 Jan 1813 to 27 Sep 1814
    died 1 Apr 1843

  • Armstrong, John
    PA PA
    Sergeant PA Line in 1776
    Sergeant 12 PA 1 Jan 1777
    Ensign 13 Mar 1777
    2 Lieutenant 11 Sep 1777
    transferred to 3 PA 1 Jul 1778
    1 Lieutenant 12 May 1779
    Brevet Captain 30 Sep 1783
    served to close of the war
    Ensign US Infantry Regiment 12 Aug 1784
    Lieutenant 1 US Infantry Regiment 29 Sep 1789
    Captain 26 Sep 1790 in 1 sublegion 4 Sep 1792
    Major 27 Sep 1792
    resigned 3 Mar 1793

  • Armstrong, John
    Tenn.
    1 Lieutenant rifles 10 Feb 1812
    died 27 Sep 1812

  • Armstrong, John
    PA PA
    Ensign 22 Infantry 14 May 1812
    2 Lieutenant 20 Jun 1813
    died 28 Aug 1814 of wounds received in action in Battle of Niagara Falls

  • Armstrong, John
    NY NY
    Cadet Military Academy 8 Dec 1813 (11)
    3 Lieutenant light artillery 19 Apr 1814
    transferred to corps artillery 12 May 1814
    2 Lieutenant 19 May 1814
    1 Lieutenant 4 rifles 26 July 1814
    resigned 15 Jun 1815
    died 16 Jun 1852

  • Armstrong, Robert George
    PA PA
    Private G 11 PA Reserves 27 Apr 1861
    honorably mustered out 13 Jun 1864
    2 Lieutenant 1 Infantry 22 Jan 1867
    Regimental Adjutant 21 May 1868 to 20 Apr 1869
    1 Lieutenant 29 May 1874
    Captain 14 Dec 1883
    died 30 Aug 1893

  • Armstrong, Robert Livingston
    NY NY
    Cadet Military Academy 14 Apr 1813 (25)
    3 Lieutenant light artillery 21 Jul 1814
    transferred to corps artillery 17 May 1815
    2 Lieutenant 30 Aug 1816
    1 Lieutenant 2 Jul 1818
    transferred to 2 Artillery 1 Jun 1821
    Regimental Adjutant 1 Jun 1821 to 30 Apr 1826
    Brevet Captain 2 July 1828 for 10 years faithful service in one grade
    died 10 Oct 1834

  • Armstrong, Samuel
    Mass. Mass
    Ensign 4 Infantry 14 Apr 1812
    2 Lieutenant 15 Sep 1812
    1 Lieutenant 9 Mar 1814
    honorably discharged 15 Jun 1815
    reinstated 16 May 1816 in corps Artillery
    died 8 Sep 1819

  • Armstrong, Samuel Chapman
    Sandh Isld. NY
    Captain 125 NY infantry 27 Aug 1862
    Major 1 Nov 1863
    Lt Colonel 9 US Colored Infantry 23 Nov 1863
    Colonel 8 US Colored Infantry 3 Nov 1864
    Brevet Brigadier General volunteers 13 Mar 1865 for meritorious service
    honorably mustered out 10 Nov 1865
    died 11 May 1892

  • Armstrong, Samuel Edward
    Ind. Ind.
    2 Lieutenant 1 Ind Artillery
    24 Jul 1861
    Captain 18 Nov 1863
    honorably mustered out 3 Feb 1866
    2 Lieutenant 41 Infantry 28 Jul 1866
    1 Lieutenant 2 May 1867
    unassigned 11 Nov 1869
    assigned to 24 Infantry 3 May 1870
    Captain 27 May 1871
    retired 28 Jun 1878

  • Armstrong, Samuel Treat
    Mo. NY.
    Assistant Surgeon and passed Assistant Surgeon Marine Hospital Service 7 Feb 1881 to 7 Aug 1890
    Major Surgeon Volunteers 4 Jun 1898
    recommissioned to rank from 11 Mar 1901
    honorably discharged 30 Jun 1901

  • Armstrong, William
    PA OH
    Ensign rifles 19 Jan 1813
    3 Lieutenant 12 Mar 1813
    2 Lieutenant 24 Jan 1814
    1 Lieutenant 1 Oct 1816
    Captain 31 Jul 1818
    transferred to 6 Infantry 1 Jun 1821
    died 11 Feb 1827

  • Armstrong, William
    Ind. Ind.
    Cadet Military Academy1 Jul 1833 (28)
    2 Lieutenant 2 Artillery 1 Jul 1837
    1 Lieutenant 1 Jun 1839
    regimental quartermaster 29 Mar to 5 Aug 1847
    Captain assistant quartermaster 5 Aug 1847
    killed 8 Sep 1847 by explosion of magazine at Molino del Rey, Mex.

  • Armstrong, William B.
    Md. Ill.
    Captain assistant quartermaster volunteers 26 Nov 1862
    honorably mustered out 16 Aug 1867
    died 16 Jan 1873

  • Armstrong, William Kirk
    Ala. Ala.
    2 Lieutenant 2 Ala Volunteers 15 May 1898
    honorably mustered out 31 Oct 1898
    2 Lieutenant 23 Infantry 1 Sep 1899
    1 Lieutenant 11 Mar 1901
    transferred to 28 Infantry 27 Sep 1902
    died 25 Jan 1903

  • Armstrong, William W.
    PA NY
    Private F 25 PA Infantry 2 May 1861
    honorably mustered out 26 Jul 1861
    Private, Corporal and Sergeant 15 PA Cavalry 30 Nov 1861 to 26 Mar 1863
    Captain 65 US Colored Infantry 22 Feb 1864
    transferred to 92 US Colored Infantry 12 Jul 1865
    honorably mustered out 31 Dec 1865
    2 Lieutenant 7 Infantry 23 Feb 1866
    1 Lieutenant 3 Apr 1866
    unassigned 6 Apr 1870
    assigned to 16 Infantry 4 May 1870
    dismissed 18 Nov 1870

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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