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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
Mills, Albert Leopold 1854- (search)
Mills, Albert Leopold 1854- Military officer; born in New York City, May 7, 1854; graduated at the United States Military Academy, and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the 1st United States Cavalry, and selected as military instructor in 1879; Professor of Military Science and Tactics in the South Carolina Academy in 1886; promoted first lieutenant of 1st Cavalry in 1889; adjutant of 1st Cavalry in 1890-94; and promoted captain of the 6th Cavalry, Oct. 8, 1898. In the war with Spain (1898) he was appointed captain and assistant adjutantgeneral of volunteers May 12. He served on the frontier during the war against the Sioux Indians in 1890; was engaged in the Santiago campaign at Las Guasimas and Santiago City, in 1898, where he was wounded; was brevetted major and promoted lieutenant-colonel for gallantry; and was appointed superintendent of the United States Military Academy, Aug. 8, 1898. He is author of Campaigns in 1862 in Virginia.
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 28., Old ships and
Ship-building days of Medford. (search)