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army officer

Alfred Pleasonton, American army officer.

Background

Pleasonton, Alfred was born on June 7, 1824 in Washington, District of Columbia. Son of Stephen and Mary (Hopkins) Pleasonton.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1844.

Career

Major 2d Cavalry, 1862. General United States Volunteers, 1862. General United States Volunteers, 1863.

President Cincinnati & Terre Haute R.R., 1872-1874. Major on retired list, 1888.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Successes and Failures of Chancellorsville, published in Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, Volume 3, 1888.

Connections

father:
Stephen Pleasonton

mother:
Mary (Hopkins) Pleasonton