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Officers of the U. S. Army - Austine
- Austine, William
Cadet Military Academy 1 Sep 1833 (25) [graduated as William A. Brown]
2 Lieutenant 2 dragoons 1 Jul 1838
transferred to 3 artillery 12 Jul 1838
1 Lieutenant 5 Nov 1839
regimental adjutant 1 May 1841 to 13 Aug 1847
Captain 13 Aug 1847
Major 3 artillery 23 Jul 1861
retired 20 Feb 1862
Brevet Captain 25 Mar 1847 for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battles of Contreras and Cherubusco Mex
Lieutenant Colonel and Colonel 28 Sep 1865 for long and faithful service
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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