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A. Randol

A. Randol

Federal (USA)


Alanson Merwin Randol

(1837 - 1887)

Home State: New York

Education: US Military Academy, West Point, NY, Class of 1860;Class Rank: 9

Command Billet: Battery Commander

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: 1st United States Artillery, Batteries E and G


see his Battle Report

Before Antietam

Brevet 2nd Lt 4th US Artillery 1 July 1860:
2nd Lt 1st US Artillery 22 Nov 1860, to 1st Lt 14 May 1861;
Transferred to 3rd US Artillery 14 Jan l861;
Promoted to Captain 11 Oct 1862;
Appointed Colonel of the 2nd NY Cavalry 23 Dec 1864;
Honorably mustered out of Volunteer service 23 June 1865;
Promoted Major in the 3rd US Artillery 19 Apr 1882;
Transferred to the 1st US Artillery 5 May 1882.

References & notes

Source: Heitman, Francis Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army 1789-1903, Washington, US Government Printing Office, 1903.

More on the Web

Also, see more about him at Find-a-grave, and a picture.


10/23/1837 in NY


5/7/1887 San Fransisco, CA; burial in San Francisco National Cemetery, CA