43 officers graduated in the West Point Class of 1833
17 served in the Civil War

Class of 1833 members who served in the Civil War

For Federal officers indicated rank is as U.S. Volunteers unless shown as “USA,” which indicates rank in the Regular U.S. Army.

Benjamin Alvord 22 Brigadier General USA
John Gross Barnard 2 Brigadier General USV
George Washington Cullum 3 Brigadier General USV
J. Lucius Davis 16 Colonel
Henry Du Pont 21 Major General* *rank as commander of Delaware militia
David Bullock Harris 7 Colonel Died of yellow fever in Charleston, S.C. Oct. 1864
Thomas Johns 38 Colonel USV
Rufus King 4 Brigadier General USV
Roswell W. Lee 8 Colonel
Abraham C. Myers 32 Colonel
George Hay Ringgold 33 Lt. Colonel USA
Daniel Ruggles 34 Brigadier General
Henry L. Scott 41 Colonel USA
Edmund Schriver 17 Colonel USA
Alexander E. Shiras 20 Brigadier General USA
William H. Sidell 6 Lt. Colonel USA
Henry Walton Wessels 29 Brigadier General USV

Cadets who did not serve in the Civil War

John H. Allen 19 Resigned 1836
James W. Anderson 35 Captain Mortally wounded at Churubusco, Aug. 1847
Jacob E. Blake 25 First Lieutenant Killed at Palo Alto, Texas, May 1846
William W.S. Bliss 8 Captain Died on duty at East Pascagoula, Mis., 1853
Isaac R.D. Burnett 24 First Lieutenant Died on duty at Detroit, Mich., Mar. 1846
Erastus A. Capron 10 Captain Killed at Churubusco, Mexico Aug. 1847
John P. Center 30 First Lieutenant Killed at Okeechobee, Fla., Dec. 1837
George D. Dimon 23 Bvt. Second Lieutenant Died on duty at Ft. Crawford, Wis. Sep. 1834
Benjamin E. Du Bose 39 AWOL from graduation leave 1833
Isaiah Garrett 11 Resigned 1833
David E. Hale 13 First Lieutenant Died on duty at Plattsburg, N.Y., Apr. 1839
Joseph P. Harrison 40 Resigned July and died Oct. 1839
John L. Hooper 26 Resigned March and died at sea 1840
Nathaniel Hunter 43 Captain Died on sick leave 1849
George H. Pegram 31 Resigned 1841, died 1854
James McClure 36 Second Lieutenant Died on duty Ft. Brooke, Fla., 1838
John W. McCrabb 28 Captain Died on duty at St. Augustine, Fla., Nov. 1839
John H. Miller 12 Captain Died on sick leave 1850
Robert R. Mudge 14 Second Lieutenant Killed in Dade’s Massacre, Fla., Dec. 1835
J. Chester Reid 37 First Lieutenant Died on duty at Wheeling, Va., 1845
Joel Riggs 27 Resigned 1833
Augustine Seaton 42 Second Lieutenant Died on duty, Ft. Gibson, Indian Terr., 1835
Francis H. Smith 5 Resigned 1836. Superintendant Va. Military Institute
Frederic A. Smith 1 Captain Died on duty at Washington, 1852
John A. Thomas 15 Resigned 1846, died 1858
Henry Waller 18 Resigned 1833

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