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William Passmore Carlin

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Born: November 23, 1829

Birthplace: Rich Woods, Greene County, Illinois

Father: William B. Carlin 1804 – 1850
(Buried: Carrollton City Cemetery, Carrollton, Illinois)​

Mother: Mary Goode 1805 – 1888
(Buried: Carrollton City Cemetery, Carrollton, Illinois)​

Wife: Catherine Jeanette Michael 1843 – 1912

Children:

William Edward Carlin 1866 – 1928​

Education:

1850: Graduated from West Point Military Academy – (20th​ in class)​

Occupation before War:

1850 – 1851: Brevet 2nd​ Lt. United States Army, Infantry​
1850 – 1851: Frontier Duty at Fort Snelling, Minnesota​
1851 – 1855: 2nd​ Lt. United States Army, 6th​ Infantry Regiment​
1851 – 1854: Frontier Duty at Fort Ripley, Minnesota​
1854 – 1855: Garrison Duty at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri​
1855: Served on the Sioux Expedition​
1855 – 1861: 1st​ Lt. United States Army, 6th​ Infantry Regiment​
1855 – 1857: Frontier Duty at Fort Laramie Dakota Territory​
1857: Served in the Cheyenne Expedition​
1858: Served in the Utah Expedition​
1858: Served in the March to California​
1858 – 1859: in camp at Head of Russian River, California​
1859 – 1860: Frontier Duty at Fort Bragg, California​
1860 – 1861: Recruiter for United States Army​

Civil War Career:

1861 – 1864: Captain United States Army, 6th​ Infantry Regiment​
1861: Recruiting and Mustering officer at Buffalo, New York​
1861 – 1862: Served in Operations in Missouri, and Arkansas​
1861 – 1862: Colonel of 38th​ Illinois Infantry Regiment​
1861: Served in the Action at Fredericktown, Missouri​
1861: In Pursuit of Confederates under Jeff Thompson​
1861 – 1862: Union Army Commander of Southeast, Missouri​
1862: Served in the Expedition into Arkansas​
1862: Served in the capture of Pocahontas, and Jacksonport, Arkansas​
1862: Served in the Siege of Corinth, Mississippi​
1862: Served in the Battle of Perryville, Kentucky​
1862 – 1865: Brigadier General of Union Army, Volunteers​
1862: Served in the Skirmish at Knob Gap​
1862 – 1863: Served in the Battle of Stones River, Tennessee​
1863: Served in the Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia​
1863: Served in the Battle of Lookout Mountain​
1863: Brevetted Lt. Colonel for Gallantry at Battle of Chattanooga​
1863: Served in the Battle of Ringgold Gap, Georgia​
1864 – 1866: Major of United States Army, 16th​ Infantry Regiment​
1864: Served in the Action at Buzzard’s Roost, Georgia​
1864: Served in the Battle of Resaca, Georgia​
1864: On Sick leave from Union Army July 2 – 30th​
1864: Served in the Siege of Atlanta, Georgia​
1864: Brevetted Colonel for Gallantry at Battle of Jonesborough, Georgia​
1864: Served in Pursuit of Hood’s Confederate Army at Galesville, Alabama​
1864: Served in Sherman’s March to the Sea​
1865: Served in the Carolina’s Campaign​
1865: Brevetted Major General for his service in the War​
1865: Served in the Battle of Bentonville, North Carolina​
1865: President of Board of officers for Volunteer Service​
1865: Mustered out of the Union Army on August 24th​

Occupation after War:

1864 – 1866: Major of United States Army, 16th​ Infantry Regiment​
1866: President of Military Commission at Nashville, Tennessee​
1866 – 1867: Commander of detachment, 16th​ Infantry​
1866 – 1869: Major of United States Army, 34th​ Infantry Regiment​
1869 – 1872: Major of United States Army, 16th​ Infantry Regiment​
1872 – 1882: Lt. Colonel United States Army, 17th​ Infantry Regiment​
1882 – 1893: Colonel United States Army, 4th​ Infantry Regiment​
1893: Brigadier General in United States Army​
1893: Retired from United States Army on November 24th​

Died: October 4, 1903

Place of Death: Livingston, Montana, on White Pacific Train

Age at time of Death: 73 years old

Burial Place: Carrollton City Cemetery, Carrollton, Illinois
 
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Wow! He had an awesome experience of military life and career. Also was signed to different parts of the country and died at a ripe old age of 73. Thanks for sharing. Enjoyed it.
 

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