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 Wallace Albert King

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Wallace Albert King

Birth
Woodstock, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Death
20 Dec 1919 (aged 82)
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial
Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID
18252938 View Source

From the book :

Norwich University, 1819-1911: Her History, Her Graduates, Her Roll of Honor

Wallace A. King, son of Albert and Lucia A. King, was born in Woodstock, Vt., February 3,1837. He prepared for college at the Woodstock High School and the Westminister, Vt., Seminary, pursuing at the latter Institution a special course in art, painting and drawing. He entered the University in 1855, and remained two years, having in charge the department of drawing.

Soon after leaving the University, he removed to Tecumseh, Mich., where he followed his profession of portrait and landscape painting, panorama work. On the breaking out of the Civil War, he enlisted sixty of the eighty-five men of the Tecumseh Union Cadets; was elected their captain, but declined the office. He was then chosen first lieutenant and was commissioned. He drilled the recruits day and night for four weeks and took them to camp in Adrian, Mich., where they were mustered in as Company G, 4th Michigan Infantry. He was taken sick with bilious fever and was confined to the hospital for eight weeks. He was forced to resign his commission, and as soon as he was able, he returned to Vermont. He enlisted in Company B, 7th Squadron R. I. Cavalry, the "College Cavaliers," (q. v.) and served his time of enlistment.

He then followed his profession in Woodstock, for two years. He was for some years, foreman of the decoration department of the Hampshire Pottery Company of Keene, N. H., also J. S. Taft & Co. He is a member of Royal Select Masters of Windsor, Vt. He is also a charter member of thePilgrim Fathers and John Sedgwick Post, G. A. R., of Keene.

He was married in 1867, to Ada L. Emmons of Woodstock. Three children have been born to them: Wallace Starr, Ada Belle, and Aline M., all now residents of Boston, Mass.

Wallace enlisted on 6/15/1862 at Providence, Rhode Island as a Private.
On 6/24/1862 he mustered into Company B of the 7th Rhode Island Cavalry.
He was Mustered Out on 10/2/1862 at Providence, RI
(Estimated day of enlistment)

For further information on the Fourth Michigan Infantry, copy this link into your browser and press enter: www.4thmichigan.wordpress.com

From the book :

Norwich University, 1819-1911: Her History, Her Graduates, Her Roll of Honor

Wallace A. King, son of Albert and Lucia A. King, was born in Woodstock, Vt., February 3,1837. He prepared for college at the Woodstock High School and the Westminister, Vt., Seminary, pursuing at the latter Institution a special course in art, painting and drawing. He entered the University in 1855, and remained two years, having in charge the department of drawing.

Soon after leaving the University, he removed to Tecumseh, Mich., where he followed his profession of portrait and landscape painting, panorama work. On the breaking out of the Civil War, he enlisted sixty of the eighty-five men of the Tecumseh Union Cadets; was elected their captain, but declined the office. He was then chosen first lieutenant and was commissioned. He drilled the recruits day and night for four weeks and took them to camp in Adrian, Mich., where they were mustered in as Company G, 4th Michigan Infantry. He was taken sick with bilious fever and was confined to the hospital for eight weeks. He was forced to resign his commission, and as soon as he was able, he returned to Vermont. He enlisted in Company B, 7th Squadron R. I. Cavalry, the "College Cavaliers," (q. v.) and served his time of enlistment.

He then followed his profession in Woodstock, for two years. He was for some years, foreman of the decoration department of the Hampshire Pottery Company of Keene, N. H., also J. S. Taft & Co. He is a member of Royal Select Masters of Windsor, Vt. He is also a charter member of thePilgrim Fathers and John Sedgwick Post, G. A. R., of Keene.

He was married in 1867, to Ada L. Emmons of Woodstock. Three children have been born to them: Wallace Starr, Ada Belle, and Aline M., all now residents of Boston, Mass.

Wallace enlisted on 6/15/1862 at Providence, Rhode Island as a Private.
On 6/24/1862 he mustered into Company B of the 7th Rhode Island Cavalry.
He was Mustered Out on 10/2/1862 at Providence, RI
(Estimated day of enlistment)

For further information on the Fourth Michigan Infantry, copy this link into your browser and press enter: www.4thmichigan.wordpress.com


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