Albert Oliver VincentHome State: Ohio
Command Billet: Battery Officer
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: 2nd United States Artillery, Batteries B and L
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, 2nd US Artillery in Ocober 1861, and promoted to 1st Lieutenant on 11 August 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was noted as in action in command of the Battery after Gettysburg, at Funkstown on 9 July 1863.
He was appointed Major of the 4th Arkansas Cavalry in 23 April 1864, and mustered out of Volunteer service in November 1865.
After the War:
He continued in the Regular Army until retiring in December 1870.
He was cited by Brevets for "gallant and meritorious service" at Antietam (Captain) and Gettysburg (Major), and in November 1865 for "faithful and meritorious service" in the War (Lt. Colonel).
References, Sources, and other notes:
Service summary from Heitmann.1
|Birth State: OH |
1 Heitman, Francis Bernard, Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army 1789-1903, 2 volumes, Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1903, pg. 987 [AotW citation 375]
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