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Daniel Huston
Colonel, United States Army
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Daniel Huston of Maine
Appointed from New York, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1843 (35)
Brevet Second Lieutenant, 8th U. S. Infantry, 1 July 1848
Second Lieutenant, 1st U. S. Infantry, 30 June 1849
First Lieutenant, 31 December 1852
Captain, 8 December 1856
Colonel, 7th Missouri Cavalry, 21 February 1862
Honorably mustered out of the volunteer service, 30 December 1864
Major, 11th U. S. Infantry, 1 August 1863
Transferred to the 23rd U. S. Infantry, 24 December 1868
Lieutenant Colonel, 6th U. S. Infantry, 22 February 1869
Colonel, 5th U. S. Infantry, 6 February 1882
Retired 22 June 1882
Breveted Major, 10 August 1861 for gallant and meritorious service in the battle of Wilson's Creek, Missouri
Breveted Lieutenant Colonel, 4 July 1863 for gallant and meritorious service during the siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Breveted Colonel, 13 March 1865, for gallant and meritorious services during the war
Died 2 December 1884

His grandson, Daniel Huston Torrey, Colonel, United States Army, is also buried in Arlington National Cemetery.


HUSTON, DANIEL
COL 7 MO CAV 5 US INF
BURIED AT: SECTION S W  SITE 1969
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

HUSTON, AMELIA P W/O DANIEL
DATE OF DEATH: 08/04/1897
BURIED AT: SECTION S-E  SITE 1969
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF DANIEL HUSTON, COL 7 MO CAV 5 US INF

HUSTON, GRACE D D/O DANIEL
DATE OF DEATH: 09/03/1927
BURIED AT: SECTION 8CL  SITE 1969
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 DAUGHTER OF DANIEL HUSTON, COL 7TH MO CAV AND 5 US INF ATHY QMCO 293 AC


Posted: 24 July 2005 Updated: 6 May 2008
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