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GEORGE W. CRADLEBAUGH ~ 68TH ILLINOIS INFANTRY
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George W. Cradlebaugh, before becoming a Cadet, served as Sergeant, 68th Illinois Volunteers, from Apr. to Sep., 1862, and from Oct., 1862, to May, 1863.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1863, to June 17, 1867, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to Second Lieut., 3d Cavalry, June 17, 1867.Served: joining his regiment, July 3 to Oct., 1867; on frontier duty at Ft. Wingate, N. M., Oct., 1867, to May, 1868, — Ft. Bayard, N. M., May to Oct., 1868, — Adjutant, 3d Cavalry, Sep. 7 to Dec. 28, 1868, — Canadian River Expedition, Nov., 1868, to Feb., 1869, — Ft. Sumner, N. M., Feb. to Aug. 31, 1869, — Ft. Union, N. M., Sep., 1869, to Mar.,(First Lieut., 3d Cavalry, May 6, 1869)1870, — Ft. Wingate, N. M., Mar., 1870, — Camp Rawlins, Ara., Apr. to June, 1870, — and Camp Verde, Ara., June to Dec., 1870.Honorably Mustered out of Service, Jan. 1, 1871.Civil History. — Engaged in Survey of Public Lands in Oregon and Washington Territory, 18–––.Died, Nov. 25, 1875, at Portland, Or.: Aged 32.

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