The Complete Regular Army Register of the United States
for One Hundred Years (1779 to 1879) is a great research tool
for early U.S. military researchers and genealogists searching
out wartime details of our early protectors.
It is more than 1400 pages and contains 1000's of names and
service details. Here are a few examples:
- Brown, Harvey. [Born in N. J. Appointed from N. J.] 2nd
Lieut. Light Artillery, 24 July, 1818. Transferred to 1st
Artillery, 1 June, 1821. Transferred to 4th Artillery, 16
Aug., 1831. 1st Lieut, 23 Aug., 1821. Captain, 10 April,
1835. Major 2nd Artillery, 9 Jan., 1851. Lieut Colonel 4th
Artillery, 28 April, 1861. Colonel 5th Artillery, 14 May,
1861. Retired 1 Aug., 1863. Died 31 March, 1874. Brevet
Banh:—Brevet Captain, 23 Aug., 1831, for ten years faithful
service in one grade. Brevet Major, 21 Nov., 1836, for gallant
conduct on several occasions and general efficiency in the
war against Florida Indians. Brevet Lieut. Colonel, 20 Aug.,
1847, for gallant, and meritorious conduct in the Battle
of Contreras. Brevet Colonel, 13 Sept., 1847, for gallant
conduct at the Gate of Belen, City of Mexico. Brevet Brigadier
Genl., 23 Nov., 1861, for gallant and good conduct during
the engagement of 22 and 23 Nov., 1861, between Fort Pickens
and the rebel batteries. Brevet Major Genl., 2 Aug., 1866,
for distinguished services in the suppression of riot in
New York City.
- Lewis, John F. [Born in Ohio. Appointed from 111.] 2nd
Lieut. 14th: Infantry, 23 Feb., 1866. 1st Lieut., 28 July,
1866. Transferred to 32nd Infantry, 21 Sept., 1866. Transferred
to 21st Infantry, 19 April, 1869. Mustered out 1 Jan., 1871.
- Weitzel, Godfrey. [Bom in Ohio. Appointed from Ohio.]
Brevet 2nd Lieut. Engineers, 1 July, 1855. 2nd Lieut., 27
July, 1856. 1st Lieut., 1 July, 1860. Brigadier GenL Vols.,
29 Aug., 1862. Brevet Major, 27 Oct., 1863, for gallant
and meritorious service in the Battle of Thibodeaux, La.
Captain Engineers, 3 March, 1863. Brevet Lieut. Colonel,
8 July, 1863, for gallant and meritorious service in the
capture of Port Hudson, La. Brevet Major Genl. Vols., 26
Aug., 1864, for meritorious and distinguished service during
the "war. Brevet Colonel, 29 Sept., 1864, for gallant and
meritorious service in the capture of Fort Harrison, Va.
Major Genl. Vols., 17 Nov., 1864. Brevet Brigadier Genl.,
13 March, 1865, for gallant and meritorious service in the
campaign terminating with the surrender of the insurgent
Army under Genl. Robt. E. Lee. Brevet Major Genl.,13 March,
1865, for gallant and meritorious service in the field during
the war. Mustered out of Volunteer service, 1 March, 1866.
Major Engineers, 8 Aug., 1866.
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