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Alanson Merwin Randol

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Graduated from the USMA in 1860. An artillery officer, he was posted to the 1st Missouri Volunteer Light Artillery after the start of the Civil War. He was then promoted to Captain in the 1st United States Regular Artillery before being transferred to the Volunteer Cavalry Service. He served as Colonel and commander of the 2nd New York Volunteer Cavalry regiment until the end of the War. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on June 24, 1865 for "meritorious services during the war". He remained in the Regular Army after the end of the conflict, dying in California in 1887 at the rank of Major.

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  • Added: 13 Nov 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5955959
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alanson Merwin Randol (23 Oct 1837–7 May 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5955959, citing San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .