Thaddeus H. Stanton
Brigadier General, United States Army
at Liberty, Indiana, January 20, 1835, he served as Private, 3rd Battalion,
D.C. Infantry, April-July 1861; Captain, 19th Iowa Volunteer Infantry,
August-December 1862; Paymaster, U.S. Volunteers, December 18, 1862 to
April 8, 1867.
Appointed Major, Paymaster, U.S. Army, January 17, 1867; Lieutenant Colonel, Department of the Paymaster General, March 15, 1890; Colonel, Assistant Paymaster General, January 22, 1893; Brigadier General and Paymaster General, U.S. Army, March 27, 1895.
He received brevets to Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Volunteers, March 13, 1865 for faithful and meritorious service during the Civil War; Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army, for gallantry in action against Indians under Crazy Horse on the Powder River, March 17, 1876. He served throughout the Civil War and was Chief of Scouts under General George Crook in the Indian Wars. He took part in the Little Big Horn Campaign in 1876.
He made his home in retirement in Washington, D.C.
He died at Omaha, Nebraska, on January 23,
1900 and was buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery. His wife,
Marietta Conger Stanton (born at Mansfield, Ohio, March 13, 1844 - died
at Washington, D.C., July 7, 1916), is buried with him.
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