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army officer

Greenleaf Austin Goodale, American army officer. Served in Army of Potomac, 1861-1863, Department of Gulf, 1864-1866, frontier and Indian country, 1867-1898.

Background

Goodale, Greenleaf Austin was born on July 4, 1839 in Orrington, Maine, United States. Son of Ephraim, Junior and Lucinda Larned (Martin) Goodale.

Education

Educated E. Maine Conference Seminary, Bucksport.

Career

2d, Margaret Montgomery, September 1, 1886. Private, corporal and sergeant Company E. 6th Maine Infantry, May 7, 1861-January 2, 1864. First lieutenant, 77th United States.C.T., January 2, 1864.

Captain, May 24, 1864. Honorary mustered out of volunteer service, November 14, 1866. First lieutenant, 23d United States Infantry, July 28, 1866.

Captain, June 25, 1878. Major, April 26, 1898. Lieutenant colonel 3d Infantry, July 19, 1899.

Colonel 17th Infantry, April 1, 1901. Brigadier general, February 23, 1903. Bvtd.; major, March 13, 1865, for faithful and meritorious services during the war.

Captain, March 2, 1867, for gallant and meritorious services in battle of Gettysburg.

Membership

Served in Army of Potomac, 1861-1863, Department of Gulf, 1864-1866, frontier and Indian country, 1867-1898.

Connections

Married Fidelia S. Beach, June 1, 1870.

father:
Ephraim Goodale

mother:
Lucinda Larned (Martin) Goodale

spouse:
Fidelia S. Beach