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Re: ISO - William F. Drum (indian fighter)
Posted by: Michael Patterson (ID *****0921) Date: July 22, 2005 at 19:19:27
In Reply to: ISO - William F. Drum (indian fighter) by Eric Drum of 444

William Findlay Drum of New York
Appointed from Minnesota, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1850 to 29
May 1851 and from 1 July 1850 to 29 May 1851
Private, Company F, 3rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 1 June to 31 July 1861
Second Lieutenant, 2nd U. S. Infantry, 5 August 1861
First Lieutenant, 9 October 1861
Captain, 1 May 1863
Lieutenant Colonel, 5th New York Volunteer Infantry, 1 April 1865
Colonel, 29 May 1865
Honorably mustered out of the volunteer service, 21 August 1865
Major, 14th U. S. Infantry, 22 June 1882
Lieutenant Colonel, 12th U. S. Infantry, 8 December 1886
Breveted Major, 2 December 1864, for gallant and meritorious service in the
campaign before Richmond, Virginia
Brevetted Lieutenant Colonel, 9 April 1865, for gallant and meritorious service in the
battle of Five Forks, Virginia
Died 4 July 1892

Buried in Arlington National Cemetery


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