Register of the Commandery of the State of Pennsylvania, April 15, 1865 - September 1, 1902, Part 1
John T. Palmer, 1902 - Pennsylvania - 325 pages
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April 18 April 25 battle Brevetted Captain U. S. Brevetted Major U. S. Brig.-General U. S. Volunteers Cadet U. S. Military Captain and Asst Cavalry Commandery of District discharged for promotion discharged July discharged to accept Eldest Elected Feb Elected Jan Elected Nov Elected Oct Eligibility of membership faithful and meritorious gallant and meritorious Henry honorably discharged honorably mustered Infantry April Infantry Aug Infantry Feb Infantry Nov Infantry Oct Infantry Sept Insignia Jersey Infantry John July 16 July 28 June 18 June 23 Lieut.-Commander Lieutenant and Adjutant Lieutenant and Asst Lieutenant Dec Lieutenant July Major and Surgeon Major U. S. Volunteers March 31 membership derived meritorious services Midshipman U. S. Navy mustered out Aug mustered out July mustered out Sept Penna Philadelphia resigned and honorably retired Second Lieutenant Second Lieutenant 2d Sergeant Transferred to Commandery U. S. Army March U. S. Volunteers March Veteran Reserve Corps Volunteers March 13 William
Page 74 - That for the personal gallantry, military skill, and just confidence in the courage and patriotism of his troops displayed by Philip H. Sheridan on the 19th day of October at Cedar Run, whereby, under the blessing of Providence, his routed army was reorganized, a great national disaster averted, and a brilliant victory achieved over the rebels for the third time in pitched battle within thirty days, Philip H.
Page 23 - That In addition to the thanks heretofore voted by joint resolution approved January twentyeight, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, to Major-General GEORGE G. MEADE. Major-General OLIVER O. HOWARD, and to the officers and soldiers of the Army of the Potomac, for the skill and heroic valor which at Gettysburg repulsed, defeated, and drove back, broken and dispirited, the veteran army of the rebellion, the gratitude of the American people and the thanks of their representatives in Congress are likewise...
Page 92 - GEORGE H. THOMAS, and the officers and soldiers under his command, for their skill and dauntless courage, by which the rebel army under GENERAL HOOD was signally defeated and driven from the State of Tennessee.
Page 195 - for faithful and meritorious services" ; brigadier general of United States volunteers April 9, 1865, "for gallant and meritorious services during the campaign terminating with the surrender of the insurgent army under General RE Lee...
Page 11 - Aug 1893 for daring heroism and great tenacity in holding his position on the Little Round Top and carrying the advance position on the Great Round Top at the battle of Gettysburg Pa 2 July 1863; hon must out 15 Jan 1866.
Page 127 - Law, § 22, as Amended by Laws 1920, Chapter 833 — National Guardsmen in Federal Service During the World War as Veterans. An honorably discharged member of the national guard who was in the service of the United States under the call of the President during the World War, is entitled to the protection of section 22 of the Civil Service Law as amended by Laws of 1920, chapter 833.
Page 120 - gallant and meritorious services during the operations resulting in the fall of Richmond, Va., and the surrender of the insurgent army under Gen. RE Lee.
Page 159 - Though himself wounded, gallantly fought his section of the battery under a fierce fire from the enemy until his ammunition was all expended, many of the cannoneers and most of the horses killed or wounded, and the enemy within 25 yards of the guns, when, disabling one piece, he brought off the other in safety.
Page 17 - FOR GALLANT AND MERITORIOUS SERVICES AT THE CAPTURE OF FT. FISHER, NC) (Bvr. MAJ.-GENERAL, US ARMY, MAR. 13, 1865, FOR GALLANT AND MERITORIOUS SERVICES IN THE FIELD DURING THE REBELLION...
Page 75 - PHILIP H. SHERIDAN, and to the officers and men under his command, for the gallantry, military skill, and courage displayed in the brilliant series of victories achieved by them in the VALLEY OF THE SHENANDOAH, and especially for their services at CEDAR RUN, on the nineteenth day of October, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, which retrieved the fortunes of the day and thus averted a great disaster.