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ALLEGANY COUNTY, NY

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George W. Cullum's Register of Officers and Graduates of the United States Military Academy

Vol. II
p425

1473

(Born N. Y.)

JONAS P. HOLLIDAY

(Ap'd N. Y.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Dragoons, July 1, 1850.

Served: on frontier duty at Albuquerque, N. M., 1850‑51, — Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1851, — Ft. Worth, Tex., 1852‑53, — Ft. Leavenworth,

(Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Oct. 11, 1851)

Kan., 1853, — Ft. Worth, Tex., 1853, — and Ft. Belknap, Tex., 1853‑54; on sick leave of absence, 1854‑57; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth

(First Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Mar. 3, 1855)

Kan., 1857, — Utah Expedition, 1857‑59, — Quartermaster, 2d Dragoons, Aug. 4, 1858, to June 24, 1859, — and Ft. Laramie, Dak., 1859‑60; on Recruiting service, 1860‑61; and on leave of absence, 1861‑62.

Captain, 2d Dragoons, May 9, 1861: 2d Cavalry, Aug. 3, 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1862, in Operations

(Colonel, 1st Vermont Cavalry Volunteers, Feb. 14, 1862)

in Shenandoah Valley.

Died, Apr. 5, 1862, near Strasburg, Va.: Aged 35.

 CLASS OF 1850

George W. Cullum's
Register of Officers and Graduates
of the United States Military Academy

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