The first graduates of the United States Military Academy were in 1805. Only 52 cadets graduated in the first ten years, of whom only three served in the Civil War. No one graduated in 1810. Cadets were not given a class rank until 1811.

name class highest rank comments
Joseph Gilbert Totten 1805 Brig. Gen. USA Chief Engineer of the U.S. Army in command of the Corps of Engineers and the Engineer Bureau. Died of pneumonia Apr. 22, 1864. Oldest general officer in the war.
William Gates 1806 Colonel USA Commanded Fort Trumbull in Connecticut at age 73 and Fort Constitution in New Hampshire at age 76. Retired 1867.
Sylvanus Thayer 1808 Colonel USA On sick leave during war; retired June 1863.

 

Cadets who did not serve in the Civil War
1802
Simon Levy 1802 Resigned 1805, died 1807
Joseph G. Swift 1802 First USMA graduate. Resigned 1818, died 1865
1803
Walker Armistead 1803 Colonel Died 1845 at Upperville, Va.
Henry B. Jackson 1803 Resigned 1803, died ?
John Livingston 1803 Resigned 1806, died ?
1804
Hannibal Allen 1804 Captain Died 1813 at Norfolk, Va.
Samuel Gates 1804 Resigned 1805, died 1817
1805
George Bomford 1805 Colonel Died 1848 at Boston, Ma.
William McRee 1805 Resigned 1819, died 1833
1806
Ethan Allen 1806 Disbanded 1821, died 1855
Thomas Bennett 1806 Captain Died 1818 at Ft. Consttution N.H.
Pascal Vincent Bouis 1806 Resigned 1808, died 1811
Auguste P. Chouteau 1806 Resigned 1807, died in 1838
Charles Gratiot 1806 Dismissed 1838 for financial impropriety, died 1855
Julius Heileman 1806 Major Died 1836 at Ft. Drane, Fl.
Louis Lorimer 1806 Resigned 1809, died 1831
Robert Lucas 1806 Major Died 1814 at Frech Mills, N.Y.
Alden Partridge 1806 Major Resigned 1818, died 1854
William Partridge 1806 Captain Died 1812 as prisoner of war at Detroit, Mi.
Joseph Proveaux 1806 1st Lieutenant Died on duty 1813
Prentiss Willard 1806 Captain Died 1813 at Beaufort, S.C.
John D. Wyndham 1806 Dismissed 1812 for drunkeness, died 1813
1807
John Anderson 1807 Captain Died 1834 at Detroit, Mi.
Samuel Champlin 1807 Disbanded 1816, died 1863
Saterlee Clark 1807 Dismissed 1824 for financial improprieties, died 1848
Samuel Noah 1807 Resigned 1811
Justus Post 1807 Disbanded 1815, died 1846
1808
Samuel Babcock 1808 Resigned 1830, died 1831
Daniel A.A. Buck 1808 Disbanded 1815, died 1841
Oliver G. Burton 1808 Disbanded 1815, died 1821
Heman A. Fay 1808 Disbanded 1815, died 1865
James Gibson 1808 Colonel Killed 1814, Ft. Erie, Upper Canada
Samuel H. Holley 1808 Resigned 1810, died 1858
Minor Huntington 1808 Resigned 1811, died ?
Luther Leonard 1808 Disbanded 1821, died 1865
Milo Mason 1808 Captain Died 1837 in Washington
Samuel Newman 1808 Resigned 1810, died ?
George P. Peters 1808 Captain Died 1819 at Ft. Gadsden, Fl.
Samuel B. Rathbone 1808 2nd Lieutenant Mortally wounded 1812 at Queenstown Heights, U.C.
Louis Vallé 1808 Declined commission. Died 1833
1809
Solomon Conkling 1809 2nd Lieutenant Died at Ft. McHenry, Md., 1810
Anson Hall 1809 Resigned 1810, died 1851 (?)
Milton Haxtun 1809 Cornet Died at Carlisle, Pa., 1809
Augustus McGee 1809 Resigned June, died Dec. 1813
Throdore Randell 1809 Resigned 1811, died 1851
Abraham L. Sands 1809 Resigned 1823, died 1840
Christopher Van de Venter 1809 Resigned 1816, died 1828
1810
No graduates

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