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army officer

Thomas Maccurdy Vincent, American army officer.

Background

Vincent, Thomas Maccurdy was born on November 15, 1832 in near Cadiz, Ohio, United States. Son of Thomas Carleton and Jane (MacCurdy) Vincent.

Education

Education high school, Cadiz, O. Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1853.

Career

Bvt. Second lieutenant 2d Artillery, July 1, 1853. Second lieutenant, October 8, 1853. Promoted through grades to colonel assistant adjutant general, August 2, 1890.

Retired by operation of law, November 15, 1896. Advanced to rank of brigadier general retired, by act of April 23, 1904. Bvtd. lieutenant colonel and colonel, September 24, 1864, and brigadier general, March 13, 1865, for faithful and meritorious services during the war.

At various times acting adjutant general United States of America President Fort Stevens Lincoln National Military Park Association During Civil War in charge of organization and miscellaneous business of volunteer armies, and their disbanding as planned by him, subsequently closing certain War Department bureaus, with financial responsibility of $33,000,000. Made official tours observation and inspection to main parts of the United States and adjoining foreign territory. Author: Staff Organization.

Military Power of the United States During the War of the Rebellion. Lincoln and Stanton; Lincoln. Florida Indians in Day of De Soto and Florida Seminole Wars.

Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861. Official reports on Army and Staff Organization, and many other official reports, 1853-1896.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Staff Organization. Military Power of the United States During the War of the Rebellion. Lincoln and Stanton

    • Lincoln.

      Florida Indians in Day of De Soto and Florida Seminole Wars. Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861. Official reports on Army and Staff Organization, and many other official reports, 1853-1896.

Connections

Married Laura Louise Lancaster, August 15, 1857.

father:
Thomas Carleton Vincent

mother:
Jane (MacCurdy) Vincent

spouse:
Laura Louise Lancaster