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  • ID: I1314
  • Name: Augustus Chouteau PAUL
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: in Albany,,New York
  • Note: He was a student of the St. Louis University, in 1858, a cadet in the Kentucky Military Institute, whence on May 16, 1861, under call for three months' troops, he entered the military service of the United States as Captain of Kentucky Mounted Infantry, remaining in that rank until Aug. 16, 1861, when he was mustered out. He again entered the service as Captain 23d, Kentucky Volunteers Jan. 2, 1862, and as such participated in the campaigns of the armies of the "Ohio" and the "Cumberland," including the battle of Stone River, until June 1, 1863, when he was appointed captain and assistant adjutant-general, and in this capacity served on the staff of General Henry Baxter, General A. A. Humphrey and General Bryon H. Pierce. During his entire service he participated in 26 battles and a large number of skirmishes; he was taken prisoner by the enemy and confined in southern prison for eleven months. He was breveted "Major" for gallant and meritorious service in the battle of the Wilderness, and Lieut.-Colonel for gallant and meritorious service in the battle of Spottsylvania Court House, and was mustered out Sept. 19, 1865. He declined May 11, 1866, the appointment of Second Lieut. 12th Inf. U. S. A. He was appointed Jan. 25, 1869, 2nd Lieut. 3rd cavalry U. S. A., and was promoted to 1st Lieut. Dec. 20, 1872, resigning May 26, 1881. During his 12 years of service in the regular army he was on the frontier participating in all the "Scouts" and "Campaigns" of the third cavalry, after hostile Indians in New Mexico, Arizona, Wyoming, Montana, Utah and Dakota, including General Crooks' 1876 campaign against the Sioux and Cheyennes, and was engaged in the capture of "Crazy Horse" Village, battles of the "Rosebud" and "Slim Buttes," and in 1873, was U. S. Postmaster at the National Soldiers Home, Va. He married Jan. 21, 1866, Josephine Bradshaw, daughter of Dr. William Bradshaw of London, England. She was born Mch. 9, 1845, and died at Washington, D. C., Nov. 5, 1885.
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  • Change Date: 9 MAR 2004 at 10:27:04



    Father: Gabriel Rene PAUL b: 22 MAR 1813 in St Louis,,Missouri
    Mother: Mary Ann WHISTLER b: Abt 1815 in Newport,Campbell Co,Kentucky

    Marriage 1 Josephine Cora BRADSHAW
    • Married: 21 JAN 1896 1
    Children
    1. Has No Children Gabriel Rene PAUL b: 8 JAN 1868
    2. Has No Children Josephine PAUL b: 20 SEP 1870
    3. Has No Children A. Chouteau PAUL b: 25 SEP 1873
    4. Has No Children A. William PAUL b: 25 MAR 1880

    Sources:
    1. Title: GEDCOM File : 07121946.ged
      Author: Carolyn Jo Taylor-Grisham
      Abbrev: Carolyn Jo Taylor-Grisham
      Abbrev: GEDCOM File : 07121946.ged
      Note:
      P.O.Box 21898
      Waco, TX 76702
      Date: 3 JAN 2004
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