Alvan Cullom Gillem – Colonel, United States Army

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Alvan Cullom Gillem of Tennessee

Appointed from Tennessee, Captain, 1st Tennessee Infantry, 19 May 1898
Captain, 21 August 1898
Honorably mustered out of the volunteer service, 23 November 1899
Captain, Assistant Quartermaster of U. S. Volunteers, 24 March 1900
Honorably discharged 30 June 1901
First Lieutenant, 14th U. S. Cavalry, 2 February 1901
Transferred to the 4th U. S. Cavalry, 19 September 1902

Note: His father was a brevet Major General in the Civil War.  He is buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Tennessee.  Also, his son, Alvan Cullom Gillem, Jr., Lieutenant General, United States Army is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.


CHICAGO, November 30, 1935 – Colonel Alvan C. Gillem, retired Army officer whose father was General Alvan Gillem, Civil War veteran and one-time Military Governor of Tennessee, died yesterday. His age was 70

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GILLEM, ALVIN C

  • COL CAV USA RET
  • DATE OF DEATH: 11/29/1935
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 6  SITE 5006
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

GILLEM, BESSIE COYKENDALL W/O ALVAN C

  • DATE OF DEATH: 04/12/1926
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 6  SITE 5006
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF AC GILLEM, COLONEL CAV USA RET
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