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Neill, Thomas Hewson 1826-1885

Military officer; born in Philadelphia, Pa., April 9, 1826; graduated at the United States Military Academy in 1847; on frontier duty till 1853. He was commissioned colonel of the 23d Pennsylvania Volunteers in 1862; distinguished himself at Malvern Hill, and was promoted brigadier of volunteers in October, 1862. In recognition of his bravery at Spottsylvania he was brevetted colonel U. S. A. He commanded the 6th Cavalry against the Cheyenne Indians in 1874-75; and was retired April 2, 1883. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., March 2, 1885

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