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army officer

Alfred Howe Terry, American army officer. member Indian Commission created by United States Congress, 1867; member of the board of army officers to review court martial and sentence of General Fitz John Porter.

Background

Terry, Alfred Howe was born on November 10, 1827 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Alfred and Clarissa (Howe) Terry.

Education

Attended Yale Law School.

Career

General United States Volunteers, 1862. Assigned to Army of the James, 1863. General United States Volunteers, 1864.

General United States Army, 1865. Major general volunteers, 1865. Major general United States Army, 1866 (only general on army list not a United States Mil.

Membership

Member Indian Commission created by United States Congress, 1867. Member of the board of army officers to review court martial and sentence of General Fitz John Porter.

Connections

father:
Alfred Terry

mother:
Clarissa (Howe) Terry