22 officers graduated in the West Point Class of 1859
All participated in the Civil War.

Class of 1859 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.

Allen L. Anderson 16 Colonel
Abraham K. Arnold 21 Captain USA Awarded Medal of Honor for North Anna River, 1864
Eugene Baker 12 Captain USA
Robert F. Beckham 6 Colonel Mortally wounded, Columbia,Tennessee, Dec. 1864. See bio.
Edward G. Bush 8 Captain USA
Elias B. Carling 10 Captain USA
Caleb H. Carlton 18 Colonel
Francis J. Crilly 15 Captain USA
Charles R. Collins 3 Acting Colonel Killed Todd’s Tavern, VA., May 1864
Francis L. Guenther 9 Captain USA
Norman J. Hall 13 Colonel
Matin Davis Hardin 11 Brigadier General
Samuel H. Lockett 2 Major
William E. Merrill 1 Colonel
Chauncey B. Reese 4 Captain USA
Roderick Stone 14 Captain USA Mortally wounded, Valverde, N.M. Feb. 1862
Edwin Henry Stoughton 17 Brigadier General
John J. Upham 20 Captain USA
Orlando G. Wagner 5 First Lieutenant USA Mortally wounded, Yorktown April 1862
Joseph Wheeler 19 Major General Later Major General USV (1898)
Henry A.E. Worth 22 Captain USA
Moses H. Wright 7 Colonel

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