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Officers of the U. S. Army - Arnold

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  • Arnold, Abraham Kerns
    PA, PA
    Cadet Military Academy 1 Jul 1854 (21)
    brevet 2 Lieutenant 2 cavalry 1 Jul 1859
    2 Lieutenant 28 Jun 1860
    1 Lieutenant 6 Apr 1861; 5 cavalry 3 Aug 1861
    regimental adjutant 1 Jun 1861 to 9 May 1862
    Captain 17 Jul 1862
    Major 6 cavalry 22 Jun 1869
    Lieutenant Colonel 1 cavalry 11 Jun 1886
    Colonel 8 cavalry 7 Feb 1891
    transferred to 1 cavalry 22 Apr 1891
    transferred to 8 cavalry 23 Feb 1901
    brigadier general volunteers 4 May 1898
    honorably mustered out of volunteers 12 May 1899
    retired 24 Mar 1901
    brevet Captain 27 Jun 1862 for gallantry and meritorious service in the battle of Gaines Mill VA and Major 6 May 1864 for gallantry and meritorious service in the battle of Todds Tavern VA
    awarded medal of honor for conspicuous gallantry in a charge on the enemy in action at the Davenport Bridge North Anna River VA 18 May 1864 while serving as Captain 5 cavalry commanding regiment Citation
    retired 25 Mar 1901
    died 23 Nov 1901

  • Arnold, Alfred Clarence
    VT Army
    Private F 1 Conn infantry 17 May to 31 Oct 1898
    Private and Corporal G 21 infantry 12 Dec 1899 to 19 Nov 1901
    2 Lieutenant 8 infantry 2 Feb 1901
    transferred to 13 infantry 9 Apr 1902

  • Arnold, Andrew
    VT
    1 Lieutenant 31 infantry 30 Apr 1813
    Captain 11 Jan 1814
    honorably discharged 15 Jun 1815

  • Arnold, Benedict
    Conn
    Captain in the Lexington Alarm - Apr 1775
    at Ticonderoga and Crown Point 10 May 1775
    appointed by General Washington Colonel Continental Army 1 Sep 1775
    wounded at Quebec 31 Dec 1775
    Colonel 20 Continental infantry 1 Jan 1776 to rank from 1 Sep 1775
    brigadier general Continental Army 10 Jan 1776 and major general 17 Feb 1777

    By resolve of Congress of 20 May 1777 it was "Resolved, that the Quartermaster-General be directed to procure a horse and present the same, properly caparisoned to Major-General Arnold, in the name of this Congress, as a token of their approbation of his gallant conduct in the action against the enemy in their late enterprise to Danbury, in which General Arnold had one horse killed under him and another wounded."

    By resolution of Congress of 4 Nov 1777 it was "Resolved, that the thanks of Congress, in their own name, and in behalf of the inhabitants of the thirteen United States, be presented to Major-General Gates, commander in chief in the Northern Department, and to Major-Generals Lincoln and Arnold, and the rest of the officers and troops under his command, for their brave and succesful efforts in support of the independence of their country, whereby an army of the enemy of 10,000 men has been totally defeated, one large detachment of it, strongly posted and intrenched, having been conquered at Bennington, another repulsed with loss and disgrace from Fort Schuyler, and the main army of 6,000 men, under Lieutenant-General Burgoyne, after being beaten in different actions and driven from a formidable post and strong intrenchments, reduced to the necessity of surrendering themselves upon terms honorable and advantageous to these States, on the 17th of October last, to Major-General Gates."

    Deserted to the enemy 25 Sep 1780 and his name dropped from the rolls of the army by order of congress 4 Oct 1780
    died 14 Jun 1801

  • Arnold, Conway Hillyer, jr.
    NY, NY
    Cadet Military Academy 17 Jun 1891 (12)
    additional 2 Lieutenant 5 artillery 12 Jun 1895
    2 Lieutenant 2 artillery 26 Nov 1895
    transferred to 5 artillery 30 Jan 1896
    1 Lieutenant 2 Mar 1899; artillery corps 2 Feb 1901
    Captain 1 Jul 1901

  • Arnold, Daniel Webster
    Ohio, Ill
    Private and Sergeant 134 Ill infantry 14 May to 25 Oct 1864
    Major additional paymaster volunteers 17 May 1898
    honorably discharged 13 Jun 1899
    Captain additional quartermaster volunteers 12 Jul 1899
    honorably discharged 30 Jun 1901
    Captain quartermaster USA 2 Feb 1901

  • Arnold, Frederick Theodore
    Iowa, Iowa
    Cadet Military Academy 15 Jun 1893 (21)
    additional 2 Lieutenant 6 cavalry 11 Jun 1897
    2 Lieutenant 4 cavalry 6 Nov 1897
    1 Lieutenant 2 Feb 1901

  • Arnold, Isaac
    Conn, Conn
    Cadet Military Academy 1 Jul 1858 (13)
    2 Lieutenant 2 artillery 17 Jun 1862
    transferred to ordnance 27 Apr 1863
    1 Lieutenant 27 Apr 1863
    Captain 7 Mar 1867
    Major 29 May 1879
    Lieutenant Colonel 22 Feb 1897
    brevet Captain 13 Mar 1865 for faithful and meritorious service during the war
    died 15 Oct 1901

  • Arnold, Lewis A.
    NY, Mass
    2 Lieutenant 1 infantry 7 May 1867
    died 25 Sep 1867

  • Arnold, Lewis Golding
    NJ, NJ
    Cadet Military Academy 1 Jul 1833 (10)
    2 Lieutenant 2 artillery 1 Jul 1837
    1 Lieutenant 9 Jul 1838
    Captain 27 Oct 1847
    Major 1 artillery 15 May 1861
    brigadier general volunteers 24 Jan 1862
    appointment as brigadier general volunteers canceled 8 Feb 1864
    Lieutenant Colonel artillery 1 Aug 1863
    retired 8 Feb 1864
    brevet captain 20 Aug 1847 for gallantry and meritorious conduct in the battles of Contreras and Churubusco Mex
    Major 13 Sep 1847 for gallant conduct at Chapultec Mex and Lieutenant Colonel 22 Nov 1861 for gallantry and meritorious service during the bombardment of Ft. Pickens Fla
    died 22 Sep 1871

  • Arnold, Percy Weir
    NY, Army
    Private and Corporal F 1 cavalry 31 Aug 1896 to 5 Jul 1898
    2 Lieutenant 7 artillery 23 Jun 1898
    transferred to 5 cavalry 29 Mar 1899
    1 Lieutenant 12 cavalry 2 Feb 1901
    transferred to 1 cavalry 30 Jul 1901

  • Arnold, Richard
    RI, RI
    Cadet Military Academy 1 Jul 1846 (13)
    brevet 2 Lieutenant 1 artillery 1 Jul 1850
    2 Lieutenant 3 artillery 26 May 1851
    1 Lieutenant 17 Mar 1854
    Captain 5 artillery 14 May 1861
    brigadier general volunteers 29 Nov 1862
    honorably mustered out of volunteers service 24 Aug 1865
    Major 5 artillery 1 May 1875
    Lieutenant Colonel 1 artillery 3 Nov 1882
    brevet Major 29 Jun 1862 for gallantry and meritorious service in the battle of Savage Station VA
    Lieutenant Colonel 8 Jul 1863 for gallantry and meritorious service in the siege of Port Hudson LA
    Colonel 13 Mar 1865 for gallantry and meritorious service during the war and brigadier general and major general for gallantry and meritorious service in the field during the war and brevet major general volunteers 22 Aug 1865 for gallantry and meritorious service in the sieges of Port Hudson LA and Ft Morgan Mobile Harbor
    died 8 Nov 1882

  • Arnold, Ripley Allen
    Miss, Miss
    Cadet Military Academy 1 Jul 1834 (33)
    2 Lieutenant dragoons 1 Jul 1838
    1 Lieutenant 1 Feb 1841
    Captain assistant quartermaster 11 May 1846 to 10 Mar 1847
    Captain 2 dragoons 18 Aug 1847
    brevet Captain 19 Apr 1842 for gallant conduct in the war against the Fla indians and major 9 May 1846 for gallantry and meritorious conduct in the battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma Tex
    murdered 6 Sep 1853

  • Arnold, Robert Johnston
    Ind, Tenn
    Captain 3 Tenn infantry 25 Apr 1898
    honorably mustered out 31 Jan 1899
    1 Lieutenant 29 volunteer infantry 5 Jul 1899
    honorably mustered out 10 May 1901
    2 Lieutenant artillery corps 22 Aug 1901
    1 Lieutenant 29 Oct 1901

  • Arnold, Samuel Benjamin
    NY, NY
    Cadet Military Academy 1 Sep 1888 (36)
    2 Lieutenant 1 cavalry 11 Jun 1892
    1 Lieutenant 2 Mar 1899
    Captain 2 Feb 1901

  • Arnold, Silas R.
    NY, NY
    Assistant Surgeon 1 Jul 1837
    honorably discharged 23 Sep 1842

  • Arnold, Wilbur Fisk
    NY, Army
    Private and quartermaster Sergeant 18 infantry 9 Aug 1861 to 21 Dec 1862
    2 Lieutenant 18 infantry 21 Nov 1862
    1 Lieutenant 30 Jun 1863
    Captain 41 infantry 28 Jun 1866
    brevet 1 Lieutenant 31 Dec 1862 for gallantry and meritorious service at the battle of Murfreesboro Tenn and Captain 13 Mar 1865 for gallantry and meritorious service during the war
    died 12 Dec 1867

  • Arnold, William
    KY
    2 Lieutenant 3 rifles 3 Dec 1812
    1 Lieutenant 1 rifles 11 May 1814
    honorably discharged 15 Jun 1915
    reinstated 2 Dec 1815 in 8 infantry
    Captain 5 Nov 1817
    resigned 31 Oct 1818
    died 18 Nov 1826

  • Arnold, William W.
    NY, Army
    Private and Corporal B 16 infantry 9 Aug to 26 Nov 1861
    2 Lieutenant 16 infantry 20 Nov 1861
    1 Lieutenant 7 Apr 1862
    resigned 23 Dec 1862

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.