43 officers graduated in the West Point Class of 1849
37 served in the Civil War

Class of 1849 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.

Absalom Baird 9 Brigadier General USV
Seth Barton 28 Brigadier General
Stephen V. Benét 3 Captain USA
Milton Cogswell 11 Colonel USV
Alfred Cumming 35 Brigadier General
Beekman Du Berry 7 Major USA
Johnson K. Duncan 5 Brigadier General USV Died of Typhoid Fever in Knoxville, Tenn., Dec. 1862
Thomas English 36 Lt. Colonel USV
John Frasier 34 Brigadier General
Quincy A. Gilmore 1 Major General USV
Duff C. Green 29 unknown Quartermaster General of Alabama
Thomas J. Haines 4 Colonel
Samuel B. Holabird 31 Colonel USV
Edward McK Hudson 22 Lieutenant Colonel USV
Richard W. Johnson 30 Brigadier General USV
John Kellogg 16 Colonel USV
Charles W. Field 27 Major General
Samuel Reynolds 42 Colonel
Beverly H. Robertson 25 Brigadier General
James B. Roy 38 Major USA
William H. Lewis 15 Major USA
Louis H. Marshall 41 Major USA
Joseph M. McArthur 37 Lieutenant Colonel USV
Daniel McClure 21 Major USA
Chauncey McKeever 14 Lieutenant Colonel USV
James McIntosh 43 Brigadier General Killed at Pea Ridge, Ark., March 1862
John C. Moore 17 Brigadier General
John G. Parke 2 Major General USV
Delavan D. Perkins 8 Lt. Colonel USV Died of disease Washington, Jan. 1865
Edward R. Platt 13 Lieutenant Colonel USV
Rufus Saxton 18 Brigadier General USV
William Silvey 6 Captain USA
Washington C. Tevis 24 Colonel USV Discharged July 1864
Joseph L. Tidball 26 Captain USA Retired from active service Nov. 1861
Thornton A. Washington 33 Major
Thomas G. Williams 32 unknown Commissary staff
John Withers 23 Lieutenant Colonel

Cadets who did not serve in the Civil War

Charles B. Alvord 39 Resigned 1852, died 1860.
Darius D. Clark 40 First Lieutenant Died on duty Ft. Yuma, Cal 1859
Horace F. De Lano 20 Second Lieutenant Died on duty Ft. Bliss, Texas 1854
William A. Nimmo 10 First Lieutenant Died on sick leave 1856
Edward D. Stockton 12 First Lieutenant Died on duty San Antonio, Texas, 1857
Thomas Wright 19 First Lieutenant Died on duty Ft. Randall, Dakota Terr., 18577

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