Officers of the U. S. Army - Babcock

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Officers of the U. S. Army - Babcock

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  • Babcock, Campbell Elias
    Ill., Ill.
    Private K 1 US V cavalry 21 May to 1 Sep 1898
    2 Lieutenant 12 infantry 9 Jul 1898
    1 Lieutenant infantry 13 May 1899

  • Babcock, Conrad Stanton
    Conn., NY
    Cadet Miltary Academy 15 Jun 1894 (49)
    2 Lieutenant 2 infantry 26 Apr 1898
    transferred to 6 artillery 8 Jun 1898
    transferred to 1 cavalry 31 Oct 1898
    1 Lieutenant 15 cavalry 2 Feb 1901
    transferred to 3 cavalry 15 Jan 1902

  • Babcock, John Breckinridge
    La., Conn.
    Sergeant G 37 N Y S M 29 May to 2 Sep 1862
    2 Lieutenant 174 NY infantry 13 Nov 1862
    1 Lieutenant 1 Dec 1863
    transferred to 162 NY infantry 26 Jun 1864
    Captain 9 Dec 1864
    Major 1 Jan 1865
    resigned 23 Jul 1865
    2 Lieutenant 5 cavalry 22 Jan 1867
    1 Lieutenant 14 Feb 1868
    Captain 9 May 1877
    Major assistant adjutant general 2 Feb 1893
    Lieutenant Colonel 25 Jan 1897
    Brigadier General volunteers 3 Jun 1898
    honorably discharged from volunteers service 30 Nov 1898
    Colonel assistant adjutant general 21 Feb 1901
    Brevet 1 Lieutenant, Captain and Major 2 Mar 1867 for gallantry and meritorious service in the battles of Sabine Cross Roads Pleasant Hill and Cane River Crossing La and Lieutenant Colonel 27 Feb 1890 for gallant service in action against indians at Tonta Creek Ariz 16 Jun 1873 and at Four Peaks Ariz 16 Jan 1874
    awarded medal of honor 2 Mar 1899 for most distinguished gallantry in action at Spring Creek Nebr 16 May 1869
    this officer, then a 1 Lieutenant 5 US cavalry and serving with a scouting column while in advance with a troop of cavalry, was attacked by indians outnumbering his force six times, advancing to high ground he dismounted his troop, himself remaining mounted to encourage his men, and there fought the indians until relieved, his horse being wounded.

  • Babcock, Hampton C.
    NY, NY
    Ensign 21 infantry 1 Aug 1813
    3 Lieutenant 15 Aug 1813
    2 Lieutenant 8 Mar 1814
    1 Lieutenant 25 Jul 1814
    honorably discharged 15 Jun 1815

  • Babcock, Orville Elias
    Vt., Vt.
    Cadet Military Academy 1 Jul 1856 (3)
    Brevet 2 Lieutenant and 2 Lieutenant engineers 6 May 1861
    1 Lieutenant 17 Nov 1861
    Captain 1 Jun 1863
    Lieutenant Colonel a i g assigned 1 Jan 1863 to 28 Mar 1864
    Lieutenant Colonel aide-de-camp to Lieutenant General Grant 29 Mar 1864 to 24 Jul 1866 and Colonel aide-de-camp to General Grant 25 Jul 1866 to 4 Mar 1869
    Colonel Superintendent p b 3 Mar 1873 to 3 Mar 1877
    Major engineers 21 Mar 1867
    Brevet Captain 4 May 1862 for gallantry and meritorious service during the siege of Yorktown Va
    Major 29 Nov 1863 for gallantyry and meritorious service during the seige of Knoxville Tenn
    Lieutenant Colonel 6 May 1864 for gallantry and meritorious service in the battle of the Wilderness Va
    Colonel volunteers 24 Feb 1865 for faithful and meritorious service
    Colonel 13 Mar 1865 for gallantry and meritorious service during the war and Brigadier General 13 Mar 1865 for gallantry and meritorious service in the field during the war
    drowned 2 Jun 1884

  • Babcock, Paul, jr.
    NY, NJ
    1 Lieutenant 7 NJ infantry 4 Nov 1861
    Captain 29 Aug 1862
    Captain signal corps 4 Mar 1863
    resigned 30 Apr 1864

  • Babcock, Samuel
    Mass., Mass.
    Cadet Military Academy 28 Apr 1806 (2)
    2 Lieutenant engineers 23 Feb 1808
    1 Lieutenant 1 Jul 1812
    Captain 20 Sep 1812
    Major 31 Mar 1819
    resigned 22 Dec 1830
    died 26 Jun 1831

  • Babcock, Sherrill
    NY, NY
    assistant adjutant general volunteers 12 May 1898
    honorably discharged 7 Mar 1899

  • Babcock, Walter Crosby
    Mass., Mass.
    Cadet Military Academy 15 Jun 1889 (25)
    2 Lieutenant 8 cavalry 12 Jun 1893
    1 Lieutenant 2 Mar 1899
    Captain 13 cavalry 2 Feb 1901

  • Babcock, William H.
    NY, NY
    Assistant Surgeon 29 Aug 1856
    died 3 Oct 1859

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.