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Officers of the U. S. Army - Atwell
- Atwell, Joseph Dean
Additional paymaster volunteers 28 May 1864
Brevet Lieutenant Colonel volunteers 1 May 1867 for faithful and meritorious service in the pay dept
honorably mustered out 1 Jun 1867
- Atwell, William Pritchard
1 Lieutenant 37 Wis infantry 13 May 1864
Brevet Captain and Major volunteers 13 Mar 1865 for gallantry and meritorious service in action before Petersburg VA
honorably mustered out 22 Nov 1864
1 Lieutenant 43 infantry 22 Jan 1867
unassigned 8 Apr 1869
retired with rank of Captain 31 Dec 1870
Brevet 1 Lieutenant 2 Mar 1867 for gallantry and meritorious service in the assault on Petersburg VA 30 Jul 1864 and Captain 2 Mar 1867 for gallantry and meritorious service during the war
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.
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