56 cadets graduated

Cadets who served in the Civil War

Horace Brooks 9 Colonel USA
Arnoldus V. Brumby 7 Colonel
William H. De Forest 35 Captain USA Resigned 1862, died 1864.
Joseph H. Eaton 43 Major USA Paymaster staff
Peter C. Gaillard 29 Colonel
William N. Grier 54 Lt. Colonel USA
William Griffin 27 Colonel
Herman Haupt 29 Colonel USV Declined appointment as Brigadier General
Henry L. Kendrick 16 Captain USA Science professor at USMA during war
John H. Martindale 3 Brigadier General USV
Hugh McLeod 56 Colonel Died of pneumonia 1862
George Gordon Meade 19 Major General USA
George Webb Morell 1 Brigadier General USV Major General nomination expired without approval
Henry Morris Naglee 23 Brigadier General USV
Marsena Rudolph Patrick 46 Brigadier General USV
Henry Prince 30 Brigadier General USV
Isaac V.D. Reeve 45 Colonel USA
Bejnjamin S. Roberts 53 Brigadier General USV
Joseph Roberts 8 Colonel USV
Larkin Smith 47 Brigadier General Asst. Quartermaster General, C.S.A.
James Hughes Stokes 17 Brigadier General USV
Robert A. Wainwright 52 Lt. Colonel USA
James M. Wells 39 Colonel
Charles J. Whiting 4 Major USA Dismissed 1863 for disrespect to the President
Jones Mitchell Withers 44 Major General

 

Cadets who did not serve in the Civil War

Thomas B. Arden Resigned 1842. ADC in New York Militia during war.
William H. Betts 20 Rsigned 1839, died 1840.
Charles H. Bigelow 2 Resigned 1846
Montgomery Blair 18 Resigned 1836. Postmaster General during war.
Lucius Bradbury 51 Resigned 1835, died 1850.
Thomas L. Brent 55 Captain Died on duty, Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas, 1858
William Spencer Brown 15 Resigned 1835, drowned 1852.
Archibald Campbell 24 Resigned 1836
James N. Ellis 13 Resigned 1835, died 1839.
John H. Hanley 26 2nd Lieutenant Killed on duty, Kansas, 1836
Weightman K. Hanson 22 1st Lieutenant Died 1844, Math professor at USMA
Richard Henderson 12 Bvt. 2nd Lieutenant Killed in Dade’s Massacre by Seminoles, Dec. 1835
William S. Henry 40 Captain Died on duty, New York City, 1851
Alfred Herbert 6 Resigned 1837
Abraham Johnston 28 Captain Killed leading charge at San Pasqual, Cal., 1846
John L. Keais 14 Bvt. 2nd Lieutenant Killed in Dade’s Massacre by Seminoles, Dec. 1835
George M. Legate 5 Resigned 1836
Alexander S. Macomb 25 Resigned 1841
William McD. McKissack 37 Captain Died on duty Pittsburg, Pa., 1849
Alexander M. Mitchell 33 Resigned 1837, died Feb. 1861
James M. Morgan 10 Resigned 1847, died 1853.
Samuel M. Plummer 32 Captain Died on duty, Ft. Merrill, Texas 1851
Robert M. Renick 11 Resigned 1836
John W. Scott 46 Resigned 1836, died 1859.
John M. Scott 41 Captain Died on duty Frankfort, Ky., 1850
George W. Shaw 42 Resigned 1836, died 1854.
Alexander H. Tappen 34 Resigned 1838
Philip R. Thompson 36 Cashiered 1855, died 1857.
S. Theodore Tibbatts 38 1st Lieutenant Died on duty, Louisville, Ky., 1838
George G. Waggaman 21 Resigned 1861
Joseph H. Whipple 50 Captain Died on duty, Perote, Mexico, 1847

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