Officers of the U. S. Army - Van Vliet

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Officers of the U. S. Army - Van Vliet

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  • Van Vliet, Frederick
    NY, NY
    2 Lieutenant 3 cavalry 5 Aug 1861
    1 Lieutenant 17 Jul 1862
    regimental adjutant 12 Jul 1862 to 9 Jan 1863
    Captain 28 Jul 1866
    Major 10 cavalry 26 Jan 1882
    Brevet Captain 1 Aug 1864 for gallantry and meritorious service in the battles of the late campaign from the Rapidan to Petersburg VA
    Major 8 Apr 1865 for gallantry and meritorious service during the siege of Mobile Ala and Lieutenant Colonel 30 Sep 1865 for meritorious service during the war
    died 8 Mar 1891

  • Van Vliet, Leonard Sherman
    VT, WI
    Captain assistant quartermaster volunteers 12 May 1862
    Brevet Major volunteers 7 Mar 1866 for faithful and meritorious service in the Quartermaster's Department
    honorably mustered out 30 Mar 1866

  • Van Vliet, Robert Campbell
    Kansas, NJ
    Cadet Military Academy 1 Jul to 29 Dec 1875
    2 Lieutenant 10 infantry 14 Dec 1876
    1 Lieutenant 7 May 1884
    regimental adjutant 1 Jan 1885 to 31 Dec 1888
    Captain 8 Mar 1898
    Major 3 Oct 1902

  • Van Vliet, Stewart
    NY, NY
    Cadet Military Academy 1 Jul 1836 (9)
    2 Lieutenant 3 artillery 1 Jul 1840
    1 Lieutenant 19 Nov 1843
    regimental quartermaster 28 Mar to 4 Jun 1847
    Captain 24 Dec 1853 which he vacated same date
    Captain assistant quartermaster 4 Jun 1847
    Major quaretrmaster 3 Aug 1861
    brigadier general volunteers 23 Sep 1861 which expired 17 Jul 1862
    brigadier general volunteers 13 Mar 1865
    honorably mustered out of volunteers service 1 Sep 1866
    Lieutenant Colonel deputy quartermaster-general 29 Jul 1866
    Colonel assistant quartermaster-general 6 Jun 1872
    retired 22 Jan 1881
    Obituary from a New York Paper
    Obituary from a New Jersey Paper

  • Van Vliet, William A.
    NY, NY
    Captain assistant quartermaster volunteers 15 Aug 1861
    honorably mustered out 28 Jul 1865
    died 12 Feb 1871

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.