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 Sumner H. Lincoln
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Sumner H.  Lincoln of Massachusetts
Appointed from Vermont, Private, Company B, 1st Vermont Volunteer Infantry, 2 May to 15 August 1861
Corporal, Company B, 6th Vermont Volunteer Infantry, 15 October1861
First Lieutenant, Regimental Adjutant, 21 February 1863
Honorably mustered out 28 October 1864
Major, 6th Vermont Volunteer Infantry, 10 November 1864
Lieutenant Colonel, 6 February 1865
Honorably mustered out 26 June 1865
Second Lieutenant and First Lieuteannt, 17th U. S. Infantry, 23 February 1866
Transferred to 26th U. S. Infantry, 21 September 1866
Regimental Adjutant, 1 May 1868 to 29 May 1869
Transferred to 10th U. S. Infantry, 19 May 1869
Captain, 24 March 1878
Major, 26 April 1898
Lieutenant Colonel, 13th U. S. Infantry, 12 July 1899
Transferred to the 10th U. S. Infantry, 12 August 1899
Transferred to the 30th U. S. Infantry, 21 March 1901
Colonel, 10th U. S. Infantry, 25 March 1901
Brigadier General, 29 May 1902
Retired 9 June 1902
Lieutenant Colonel Sumner H. Lincoln went out with the regiment as Private in 1861, was appointed Adjutant in February 1863, was wounded in the Wilderness and again at Winchester, was appointed Major in October 1864, and Lieutenant Colonel in January 1865. He was commissioned as Colonel by the Governor of Vermont) June 4th, 1865, but was mustered out as Lieutenant Colonel.
LINCOLN, SUMNER H
BRIG GEN USA
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 04/16/1928
DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT: SECTION E.W.  SITE 908
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Posted: 12 September 2004 Updated: 9 September 2006 Updated: 12 November 2007

 
 

SN Lincoln Gravesite PHOTO April 2004

SN Lincoln Gravesite PHOTO April 2004
Photos By M. R. Patterson, 23 April 2004