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Augustus James Pleasonton Edit Profile

Lawyer , army officer

Augustus James Pleasonton, American lawyer, army officer. Served at artillery school, Fortress Monroe, Virginia, 1826-1830.

Background

Pleasonton, Augustus James was born on August 18, 1808 in Washington, District of Columbia. Son of Stephen Pleasonton.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1826.

Career

Major Pennsylvania Militia, 1833, col. General in charge of organizing defense of Philadelphia, 1861-1865. President Harrisburg, Portsmouth, Mountjoy & Lancaster R.R., 1839-1840.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Influence of the Blue Ray of the Sunlight … in Developing Animal and Vegetable Life, 1876.

Membership

Served at artillery school, Fortress Monroe, Virginia, 1826-1830.

Connections

father:
Stephen Pleasonton. Pleasonton