Family CDV album of Colonel William Chapman who served in the 2nd and 3rd US Infantry. Served in the Mexican War and Civil War with great distinction. Family album in rough condition with many members of the family and history in the Green Bay Wisconsin area where he eventually settled. Please note other civil war images have been removed from the album previously.
What is left are 82 images in cdv or tintype format, many photographed here. Many family and friends from his long life over time. CULLUM'S REGISTER # 643. VETERAN, BLACK HAWK WAR - 1832. VETERAN, MEXICAN WAR - 1846-48.
SERVED, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, TWO YEARS. BRIGADE CMDR, 5TH ARMY CORP. BREVET COLONEL, SECOND BULL RUN - 1862.
RETIRED DUE TO DISEASE AND INJURY - 1863. SPECIAL ARMY DUTY - 1863-65. Military History : --- Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1827 to July 1, 1831, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to. 5TH INFANTRY, JULY 1, 1831.
Served: on frontier duty at Ft. 1831-32, --- on the "Black Hawk Expedition ", 1832, but not at the seat of war, at the Military Academy, as Asst. Instructor of Infantry Tactics, Oct. 20, 1832, to June 29, 1833, on frontier duty at Ft. 5th Infantry ; at Regimental Headquarters, Nov.
7, 1833 to July 1, 1838 ; on Recruiting service, 1838-40 ; on frontier duty at Ft. 1841-42, 1842-45 ; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48.(CAPTAIN, 5TH INFANTRY, JUNE 8, 1845). Being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, --- Battle of Reseca-de-la-Palma, May 9, 1846, --- Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846, --- Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847, --- Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847, where he was wounded, --- Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847, FOR GALLANT AND MERITORIOUS CONDUCT. IN THE BATTLE OF CONTRERAS AND CHURBUSCO, MEX. In the Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Mar. 1862, being engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5 - May 4, 1862, --- Battle of Malvern Hill, July 1, 1862, --- and Skirmish at Harrison's Landing, July 2, 1862 ; in Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug. 1862, #### being engaged in the Battle of Manassas, Aug.
30, 1862 ; on sick leave. FOR GALLANT AND MERITORIOUS SERVICES AT THE SECOND BATTLE OF BULL RUN, VA.
3, 1863, in command of Draft Rendezvous at Madison, Wis. Dec 3, 1863 to Feb. 28, 1865 ; on special duty. RETIRED FROM ACTIVE SERVICE, AUG. 26, 1863, FOR DISABILITY RESULTING FROM LONG AND FAITHFUL SERVICE, AND DISEASE CONTRACTED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
Served as Member of Board for Examination of Officers for Promotion in the Army, Oct. 17, 1887, AT GREEN BAY, WIS. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs". The seller is "civil_war_photos" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.