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Alvan Cullom Gillem
Colonel, United States Army
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Alvan Cullom Gillem of Tennessee
Appointed from Tennessee, Captain, 1st Tennessee Infantry, 19 May 1898
Captain, 21 August 1898
Honorably mustered out of the volunteer service, 23 November 1899
Captain, Assistant Quartermaster of U. S. Volunteers, 24 March 1900
Honorably discharged 30 June 1901
First Lieutenant, 14th U. S. Cavalry, 2 February 1901
Transferred to the 4th U. S. Cavalry, 19 September 1902

Note: His father was a brevet Major General in the Civil War.  He is buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Tennessee.  Also, his son, Alvan Cullom Gillem, Jr., Lieutenant General, United States Army is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.


CHICAGO, November 30, 1935 - Colonel Alvan C. Gillem, retired Army officer whose father was General Alvan Gillem, Civil War veteran and one-time Military Governor of Tennessee, died yesterday. His age was 70.

AC Gillem Gravesite PHOTO September 2009 By John Michael
Photo By John Michael, September 2009

GILLEM, ALVIN C
COL CAV USA RET
DATE OF DEATH: 11/29/1935
BURIED AT: SECTION 6  SITE 5006
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

GILLEM, BESSIE COYKENDALL W/O ALVAN C
DATE OF DEATH: 04/12/1926
BURIED AT: SECTION 6  SITE 5006
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF AC GILLEM, COLONEL CAV USA RET

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Posted: 5 August 2005 Updated: 27 August 2007 Updated: 6 September 2009