830……..(Born N. Y.)                    Isaac V. D. Reeve                (Ap’d N. Y.)………….45

 

          Military History. – Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1831, to July 1, 1835, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1835.

Served:  in garrison at the Bay of St. Louis, Mis., 1835, -- New Orleans, La., 1835, -- and Ft. Pike, La., 1835-36; in the Florida War against the Seminole Indians

(Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, May 2, 1836)

1836-37, being engaged in the Skirmishes at Camp Izard, Feb. 27, 28, 29, and Mar. 5, 1836, -- and Combat of Thlonotosassa Creek, Apr. 27, 1836; on Recruiting service, 1838; on the Northern Frontier during

(First Lieut., 8th Infantry, July 7, 1838)

Canada Border Disturbances, at Ft. Covington, N. Y., 1838-39, -- Ogdensburg, N. Y., 1839, -- Sackett’s Harbor, N. Y., 1839, -- Recruiting, 1839, -- and Sackett’s Harbor, N. Y., 1840; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1840; in the Florida War against the Seminole Indians, 1840-42, being engaged in the Rout of Halleck Tustennuggee’s Band in the Big Hammock of Pilaklikaha, Apr. 19, 1842; in garrison at Ft. Shannon, Fla., 1842-43, -- and Key West, Fla., 1843-44; on Recruiting service, 1844; in garrison at Key West, Fla., 1844-45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, -- and Battle of Resaca-de-la-Palma, May 9, 1846; on Recruiting service, 1846-47, -- in the War with Mexico

(Captain, 8th Infantry, June 18, 1847)

1847-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847, -- Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847, -- Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847, -- Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847, -- Battle of

(Bvt. Major, Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant Conduct in the Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex.)

Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847, -- Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847,

(Bvt. Lieut.-Col., Sep. 8, 1847, for Gallant and

Meritorious Conduct in the Battle of Molino del Rey, Mex.)

and Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; on frontier duty at Port Lavaca, Tex., 1848, -- San Antonio, Tex., 1849, -- in command of Expedition against Pinal Apache Indians, 1849-50, -- San Antonio, Tex., 1850-52, -- and Ft. McKavett, Tex., 1852; on Recruiting service, 1853-55; and on frontier duty at Ft. Stanton, N. M., 1855, -- Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1855-56, 1856-57, -- Ft. Stanton, N. M., 1857-59, -- Ft. Buchanan, N. M., 1859, -- in command of Pinal Apache Expedition, 1859, -- Ft. Breckenridge, N. M., 1860-61, -- and at San Antonio, Tex., 1861,

(Major, 1st Infantry, May 14, 1861)

near which, by the treachery of Major-General Twiggs, he was made Prisoner of War, May 9, 1861, and not exchanged till Aug. 20, 1862.

          Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding states, 1862-66:  as Chief Mustering and Disbursing Officer, New York city, Aug. 23, 1862, to Oct. 25, 1863;

(Lieut.-Colonel, 13th Infantry, Sep. 16, 1862)

in command of Draft Rendezvous, Pitsburg, Pa., Sep. 10, 1864, to Oct. 13, 1865; and in command of regiment at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.

(Colonel, 13th Infantry, Oct. 14, 1864)

Nov., 1865, to Feb., 1866, -- and of District of Kansas, Feb. to Apr. 21, 1866.

          Served:  in command of the District of Upper Missouri, May 1, 1866, to July 5, 1867, -- of District of Sun River, July-Aug., 1867, -- and of Montana, Aug. 7, 1867, to May 15, 1868; on leave of absence, May to Nov. 1868; as Member of Retiring Board, at. Louis, Mo., Nov. 14, 1868,

(Unassigned, Mar. 15, 1869)

to Apr. 26, 1869; and as Superintendent of General Recruiting Service, Apr. 26, 1869, to Jan. 1, 1871.

Retired from Active Service, Dec. 15, 1860,

on his own Application, After 30 Years of Continuous Service.


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