Ω West Point Class of 1830

UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY

Class of 1830

West Point, New York

42 Cadets Graduating
Civil War Military Enrollment:
:tinyus34: U.S. 6 / :TinyCS1Nat: C.S. 7 / Total 13

1st:
Alexander Joseph Swift (New York) 1810 – 1847
Highest Rank Achieved: Captain U.S. Army Engineers – (Died)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Started
Burial Place: Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

2nd:
William Elon Basinger (Georgia) 1806 – 1835
Highest Rank Achieved: 2nd Lt. U.S. Army 2nd Artillery – (Died)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Starter
Burial Place: St. Augustine National Cemetery, St. Augustine, Florida

3rd:
Walter Storey Chandler (District of Columbia) 1810 – 1835
Highest Rank Achieved: 2nd Lt. U.S. Army 2nd Artillery – (Drowned)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Started
Burial Place: Drowned in Mobile Bay, Alabama

4th:
Francis Vinton (Rhode Island) 1809 – 1872
Highest Rank Achieved: 2nd Lt. U.S. Army – (Resigned Aug. 1836)
Civil War Role: No Active Role Assistant Minister in New York City
Burial Place: Island Cemetery, Newport, Rhode Island

5th:
William Nelson Pendleton (Virginia) 1809 – 1883 :TinyCS1Nat:
Highest Rank Achieved: 2nd Lt. U.S. Army – (Resigned: Oct. 31, 1833)
Civil War Role: Brigadier General in Confederate Army
Burial Place: Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery, Lexington, Virginia

6th:
George W. Lawson (Tennessee) Unknown – 1832
Highest Rank Achieved: Brevet 2nd Lt. U.S. Army–(Resigned June 1831)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Started
Burial Place: Burial Place Unknown, Died in Clinton, Louisiana

7th​:
Thomas Jefferson Lee (Tennessee) 1808 – 1891
Highest Rank Achieved: Captain U.S. Army – (Resigned April 1855)
Civil War Role: No Active Role Worked as Engineer for U.S. Govt.
Burial Place: Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland

8th:
John Waller Barry (Kentucky) 1810 – 1837
Highest Rank Achieved: 1st Lt. U.S. Army – (Resigned Nov. 1836)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Started
Burial Place: Burial Place Unknown, Died in Lexington, Kentucky

9th:
Thomas B. Linnard (Pennsylvania) 1810 – 1851
Highest Rank Achieved: Captain U.S. Army – (Died April 1851)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Started
Burial Place: Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

10th:
Benjamin Poole (Maine) 1810 – 1839
Highest Rank Achieved: 1st Lt. U.S. Army – (Died: Nov 1839)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Started
Burial Place: Saint Augustine National Cemetery, St. Augustine, Florida

11th:
Simon Henry Drum (Pennsylvania) 1807 – 1847
Highest Rank Achieved: Captain U.S. Army – (Killed Sept. 1847)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Started
Burial Place: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

12th:
James H. Prentiss (Indiana) Unknown – 1848
Highest Rank Achieved: Captain U.S. Army – (Died Sept. 1848)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Started
Burial Place: Burial Place Unknown, Died at Fort Polk, Texas

13th:
Robert Henry Kirkwood Whiteley (Delaware) 1809 – 1896 :tinyus34:
Highest Rank Achieved: Colonel U.S. Army – (Retired 1875)
Civil War Role: Lt. Colonel U.S. Army Ordnance Department
Burial Place: Head of Christiana Church, Newark, Delaware

14th:
Edwin Rose (New York) 1807 – 1864 :tinyus34:
Highest Rank Achieved: 1st Lt. U.S. Army – (Resigned June 1837)
Civil War Role: Colonel of 81st​ New York Infantry Regiment
Burial Place: Hayground Cemetery, Hayground, New York

15th:
John Bankhead Magruder (Virginia) 1807 – 1871 :TinyCS1Nat:
Highest Rank Achieved: Captain U.S. Army – (Resigned April 1861)
Civil War Role: Confederate Army Major General
Burial Place: Trinity Episcopal Cemetery, Galveston, Texas

16th:
Albert Taylor Bledsoe (Kentucky) 1809 – 1877 :TinyCS1Nat:
Highest Rank Achieved: Brevet 2nd Lt U.S. Army – (Resigned Aug. 1832)
Civil War Role: Colonel in the Confederate Army
Burial Place: University of Virginia Cemetery, Charlottesville, Virginia

17th:
John S. Stoddard (New York) 1810 – 1862
Highest Rank Achieved: Brevet 2nd Lt. U.S. Army–(Resigned Nov 1832)
Civil War Role: No military role Superintendent of Waterworks
Burial Place: Washington Street Cemetery, Geneva, New York

18th:
John Wilkins Murray (Pennsylvania) 1811 – 1831
Highest Rank Achieved: Brevet 2nd Lt. U.S. Army – (Killed Feb. 1831)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Started
Burial Place: Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson, Oklahoma

19th:
James West (Maryland) Unknown – 1838
Highest Rank Achieved: 2nd Lt. U.S. Army – (Died Sept. 28th​ 1834)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Started
Burial Place: Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson, Oklahoma

20th:
James M. Hill (Maine) 1808 – 1849
Highest Rank Achieved: Captain U.S. Army – (Died Jan. 1849)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Started
Burial Place: Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson, Oklahoma

21st:
Samuel Kinney (Illinois) 1805 – 1835
Highest Rank Achieved: 1st Lt. U.S. Army – (Died Dec. 1835)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Started
Burial Place: Burial Place Unknown, Died at Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
22nd:
Jesse H. Leavenworth (Vermont) 1807 – 1885 :tinyus34:
Highest Rank Achieved: 2nd Lt. U.S. Army – (Resigned Oct. 1836)
Civil War Role: Colonel of 2nd Colorado Volunteers Infantry Regiment
Burial Place: Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

23rd:
Meriwether Lewis Clark Sr. (Missouri) 1809 – 1881 :TinyCS1Nat:
Highest Rank Achieved: Brevet 2nd Lt. U.S. Army –(Resigned May 1833)
Civil War Role: Brigadier General Missouri State Guard
Burial Place: Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri

24th:
John Thompson Collinsworth (Tennessee) 1808 – 1837
Highest Rank Achieved: 2nd Lt. U.S. Army – (Resigned July 1836)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Started
Burial Place: Died at a Military Camp in Texas, Burial Place Unknown

25th:
Lloyd James Beall (Maryland) 1808 – 1887 :TinyCS1Nat:
Highest Rank Achieved: Major U.S. Army Paymaster – (Resigned 1861)
Civil War Role: Colonel and Commandant of Confederate Marines
Burial Place: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia

26th:
William Cruger Heyward (New York) 1808 – 1863 :TinyCS1Nat:
Highest Rank Achieved: Brevet 2nd Lt. U.S. Army – (Resigned Feb 1832)
Civil War Role: Colonel in the Confederate Army
Burial Place: Saint Michael’s Church, Charleston, South Carolina

27th:
Joseph Ritner (Pennsylvania) 1807 – 1834
Highest Rank Achieved: 2nd Lt. U.S. Army – (Died February 1834)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Started
Burial Place: Alter Burial Ground, Buffalo Village, Pennsylvania

28th:
John Henry King Burgwin (North Carolina) 1810 – 1847
Highest Rank Achieved: Captain U.S. Army – (Died Feb. 1847)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Started
Burial Place: Burial Place unknown Died at Pueblo De Taos N.M.

29th​:
Thomas Ludwell Alexander (Kentucky) 1807 – 1881 :tinyus34:
Highest Rank Achieved: Lt. Colonel U.S. Army – (Retired Oct. 1863)
Civil War Role: Lt. Colonel of U.S. Army 5th Infantry Regiment
Burial Place: Saint Louis Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky

30th:
James H. Taylor (New York) 1809 – 1835
Highest Rank Achieved: 2nd Lt. U.S. Army – (Drowned Cossitot River)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Started
Burial Place: Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson, Oklahoma

31st:
Robert Christie Buchanan (District of Columbia) 1811 – 1878 :tinyus34:
Highest Rank Achieved: Colonel U.S. Army – (Retired Dec. 31, 1870)
Civil War Role: Brigadier General of Union Army Volunteers
Burial Place: Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.

32nd:
Camillus Cecil Daviess (Kentucky) 1807 – 1842
Highest Rank Achieved: 1st Lt. U.S. Army – (Resigned Sept. 1838)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Started
Burial Place: Burial Place Unknown Died in Stanford, Kentucky

33rd:
John Stuphen Vanderveer (New Jersey) 1810 – 1879
Highest Rank Achieved: Captain U.S. Army – (Resigned Dec. 1840)
Civil War Role: Didn’t served in Military during Civil War
Burial Place: King City Cemetery, King City, Missouri

34th:
Thomas J. Royster (Louisiana) Unknown – 1832
Highest Rank Achieved: Brevet 2nd Lt. U.S. Army – (Died Sept 1832)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Started
Burial Place: Burial Place Unknown, died at Rock Island, Illinois

35th:
George Wilson (Ohio) 1809 – 1880
Highest Rank Achieved: 1st Lt. U.S. Army – (Resigned Dec. 1837)
Civil War Role: Non-Civil War Bank Clerk in Lexington Missouri
Burial Place: Machpelah Cemetery, Lexington, Missouri

36th:
George Waynflette Patten (Rhode Island) 1808 – 1882 :tinyus34:
Highest Rank Achieved: Lt. Colonel U.S. Army – (Retired Feb. 1864)
Civil War Role: Lt. Colonel United States Army 2nd Infantry Regiment
Burial Place: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

37th:
William Eustis (Massachusetts) 1810 – 1889
Highest Rank Achieved: Captain U.S. Army – (Resigned Aug. 1849)
Civil War Role: Farmer in Natchez, Mississippi
Burial Place: Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia Pennsylvania

38th:
David Augustus Manning (North Carolina) 1809 – 1835
Highest Rank Achieved: 2nd Lt. U.S. Army – (Died July 1835)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Started
Burial Place: Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, Florida

39th:
George Welles McClure (New York) 1809 – 1834
Highest Rank Achieved: 2nd Lt. U.S. Army – (Died July 1834)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Started
Burial Place: Burial Place Unknown, Died at Cross Timbers I.T.

40th:
Richard H. Ross (Maryland) Unknown – 1851
Highest Rank Achieved: Captain U.S. Army – (Died August 1851)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Started
Burial Place: Burial Place Unknown, Died at Boston, Massachusetts

41st:
John Miller Clendenin (Pennsylvania) 1809 – 1842
Highest Rank Achieved: 1st Lt. U.S. Army – (Died Oct. 1842)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Started
Burial Place: Burial Place Unknown, Died at Madison Barracks, N.Y.

42nd:
Stephen Bruce Legate (New York) 1811 – 1835
Highest Rank Achieved: 2nd Lt. U.S. Army – (Resigned Aug. 1835)
Civil War Role: Died before the Civil War Started
Burial Place: Burial Place Unknown, Died at Fort Smith, Arkansas :TinyCS1Nat:
 
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