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GREELY, ADOLPHUS

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For his life of splendid public service, begun on 27 March 1844, having enlisted as a private in the U.S. Army on 26 July 1861, and by successive promotions was commissioned as major general 10 February 1906, and retired by operation of the law on his 64th birthday.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Major General

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1861 Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts

Citation

For his life of splendid public service, begun on 27 March 1844, having enlisted as a private in the U.S. Army on 26 July 1861, and by successive promotions was commissioned as major general 10 February 1906, and retired by operation of the law on his 64th birthday.