Brig. Gen. NOYES Henry Erastus

Brig. Gen. NOYES Henry Erastus[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1839 - 1919  (79 years)

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  • Name NOYES Henry Erastus 
    Prefix Brig. Gen. 
    Born 23 Aug 1839  Belfast, Waldo, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Census 2 Aug 1850  Camden, Waldo, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • (Age 10.)
    Census 20 Jun 1870  Medicine Bow, Carbon, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • (age 30; Capt. U.S. Army; born in Belfast, Me.)
    _UID 727D0D38EB9ED5118A06444553540000636D 
    Died 10 Jul 1919  Agnews=>Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 10, 11, 12
    Address:
    Agnews State Hospital 
    • (aged 80 years; died of cerebral hemorrhage.)
    Henry Erastus Noyes obit
    Obit
    BG Henry Erastus Noyes obituary
    BG Henry Erastus Noyes obituary
    Henry E. Noyes death certificate
    Henry E. Noyes death certificate
    Buried 14 Jul 1919  San Francisco, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Address:
    San Franciso National Cemetery 
    • (Plot: OFF 97)
    Henry Erastus & Louise (Walker) Noyes gravestone
    Henry Erastus & Louise (Walker) Noyes gravestone
    Henry Erastus Noyes
    Plot: OFF 97
    Notes 
    • Wrote two volumes of Noyes Descendents.



      Children born in Fort Riley, Kansas; Medicine Bow and Fort Sanders, Wyoming; and Fort Keough, Montana.

      Appointed Cadet at U.S. Military Academy from 5th Mass. Dist., 1857 and rose to the rank of Colonel before retiring with 44 years of continuous service 1 Jul 1901.

      Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1857, to June 24, 1861, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

      Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, June 24, 1861.
      Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, June 24, 1861 : 2d Cavalry, Aug. 3, 1861.

      Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66 : in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., June 27 to July 16, 1861; in the Manassas Campaign of July, 1861, being engaged in the Action at Blackburn's Ford, July 18, 1861, - and Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861; in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., July to Sep., 1861; in the Port Royal Expedition, Oct.-Nov., 1861; in the Florida Expedition which captured Fernandina, Jacksonville, and St. Augustine, Feb. to June, 1862;

      (First Lieut., 2d Cavalry, Feb. 15, 1862)

      in the Attack on Secessionville, James Island, S.C., June 16, 1862, and at Hilton Head, S.C., June 18 to Aug. 27, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign, at the headquarters of the Army of the Potomac, Sep. to Nov., 1862, being present at the Battle of South Mountain, Sep. 14, 1862, - Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862, - and on the March to Falmouth, Va., Oct.-Nov., 1862; in the Rappahannock Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Dec., 1862, to June, 1863, being engaged on "Stoneman's Raid" toward Richmond, Apr. 13 to May 9, 1863, - and Combat at Beverly Ford, June 9, 1863; on sick leave of absence, June 13 to July, 1863, in the Pennsylvania Campaign (Army of the Potomac), July, 1863, being engaged in Skirmishes near Boonsborough, Hagerstown, and Williamsport; sick in hospital at Frederick, Md., July, 1803; on the Rappahanock (Army of the Potomac), Aug., 1863, being engaged in several

      (Bvt. Captain, Aug. 1, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious Services
      at the Battle of Brandy Station, Va.)

      Skirmishes ; at Camp Buford, Washington, D.C., remounting and equipping Company, Aug. to Oct., 1863; on sick leave of absence, Oct. 13 to Dec. 27, 1863; on Mustering and Disbursing duty for Draft Rendezvous, Riker and Hart Islands, N.Y., Dec. 7, 1863, to July 15, 1864; and as Aide-de-Camp to Brig.-General J.H. Wilson, July 20 to Oct. 5, 1864; in Operations before Petersburg, July 20 to Aug. 5, 1864; in the Shenandoah Campaign, Aug. 17 to Oct. 5, being engaged in the Skirmish of Summit Point, Aug. 21, 1864, Skirmish at Kearnysville, Aug. 25, 1864, -Battle of Opequan, Sep. 19, 1864, -and Skirmishes at Front Royal, Sep. 21, Milford, Sep. 22, and Waynesborough, Sep. 29, 1864; on leave of absence, Oct. 5-26, 1864; as Acting Asst. Inspector-General of the Cavalry Corps, Military Division of the Mississippi, Oct. 26, 1864, to Oct., 1865,

      (Captain, 2d Cavalry, Jan. 25, 1865)

      being engaged in the Battle of Nashville, Dec. 15-16, 1864, -and Pursuit of the enemy, skirmishing with the Rebel rear guard, Dec., 1864, -and in General Wilson's Expedition into Alabama and Georgia, Mar.-Apr., 1865, participating in the Assault and apture of Selma, Apr. 2, 1865. Went to Andersonville, Ga. and arrested Capt. Wirz, C.S.A., the Andersonville jailer.

      Bvt. Major, Apr. 2, 1865, for Gallant and Meritorious Services
      at the Capture of Selma, Ala.

      Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., Nov., 1865, to June, 1866, -Ft. Riley, Kan., June 1866, to Mar. 13, 1867, Ft. Laramie, Dak., May 1 to Nov. 1867, -Ft. D.A. Russell, Wy., Nov. 17, 1867, to June, 1868 (leave of absence, Dec. 15, 1867, to Mar. 28, 1868), -Ft. McPherson, Neb., Jul., 1868, to May, 1869, -in the field to Nov., 1869, -Omaha Barracks, Neb., to Apr., 1870, -Medicine Bow, Neb., to Nov., 1870, -Ft. Saunders, Wy., to May 3, 1875; on leave of absence, May 3 to July 23, 1875; as witness before Civil Court to Sep. 2, 1875; on frontier duty at Ft. Latamie, Wy., Oct., 1875 to May 13, 1876, -on Big Horn Expedition, May 23 to Oct. 28, 1876, being engaged in the capture of Crazy Horse Village, Mar. 17, and Battle of Rosebud River, June 17, 1876, -Ft. D.A. Russell, Wy., Nov. 8, 1876, to Jan. 13, 1877, -Ft. Fred Steele, Wy., Jan. 14 to Sep. 23, 1877, -and Ft. Keogh, Mon., Oct. 24, 1877, to Aug. 15, 1878 (leave of absence, Mar. 14 to Apr. 25, 1878); on Mounted Recruiting Service, Oct., 1878, to Sep. 30, 1879; in command of Battalion at Ft. Garland, Cal.,

      (Major, 4th Cavalry, June 14, 1879)

      Dec. 1, 1879, to Mar. 12, 1880, -of Ft. Hays, Kan., to May 30, 1880, -of Battalion in the Field, New Mexico, to Nov. 6, 1880, -Ft. Hays, Kan., to July 20, 1881, -Ft. Elliott,



      Tex., to Nov., 1881, -Ft. Craig, N.M., to Mar. 27, 1883, -of Battalion in the Field, to Apr. 8, 1883; on frontier duty at Ft. Craig, N.M., to June 28, 1883, -Ft. Wingate, N.M., to June 13, 1884, -Ft. McDowell, Ara. (in command), to June, 1886, -Tueson, Ara., to Oct., 1886, -Ft. Lowell, Ara. (in command), to Nov. 30, 1888, -and Ft. Bowie, Ara.

      (Lieut.-Colonel of Cavalry, July 1, 1891)

      During the Spanish American War he served at mobilization camps at Chickamauga, Mobile and Tampa, and later in Cuba. For a time he served as Governor General of Santa Clara Province, Cuba.


      (Colonel, 2d Cavalry, May 31, 1898)

      Colonel of the 2d Cavalry Regiment, June 2, 1898 - Nov. 16, 1901.

      General Noyes was retired from active service Nov. 16, 1901, under the sixty-two year old law, and was advanced to brigadier general on the retired list Apr. 23, 1904.
    Person ID I9108  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2017 

    Father NOYES Henry E.,   b. 23 Dec 1812, Castine, Hancock, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1888  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother TYLER Rebecca,   b. Abt 1811,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1833  [5
    Family ID F3366  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family WALKER Louise Wood,   b. 1 Sep 1839, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1928, Berkeley, Alameda, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1864  Chelsea, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 14, 15, 16
    • (Noyes says 1864.)
    Henry Erastus & Louisa Wood (Walker) Noyes marriage record
    Henry Erastus & Louisa Wood (Walker) Noyes marriage record
    Children 
     1. NOYES Henry W.,   b. 5 Jan 1867, , , Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. NOYES Arthur P.,   b. 28 Aug 1870, Medicine Bow, Carbon, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1945, San Mateo, San Mateo, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. NOYES Louise,   b. 21 Feb 1872,   d. 1 Jun 1937  (Age 65 years)
     4. Col. NOYES Samuel W.,   b. 14 Jun 1875, Fort Sanders, Albany, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1951  (Age 75 years)
     5. NOYES Margaret,   b. 22 Feb 1878,   d. 5 Aug 1959  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F3370  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Aug 1839 - Belfast, Waldo, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 Aug 1850 - Camden, Waldo, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jul 1864 - Chelsea, Suffolk, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Cadet Henry E. Noyes
    Cadet Henry E. Noyes
    USMA Graduation Photo -- 1861
    BG Henry E. Noyes (1912)
    BG Henry E. Noyes (1912)
    Purchased on ebay by Patricia (Noyes) Trefethen. No info as to date, place, etc. Back of picture says Col. Henry Noyes.
    Col. Henry Erastus Noyes -- 1898
    Col. Henry Erastus Noyes -- 1898
    11th Colonel of the Regiment, 2nd Cavalry Regiment 2 June 1898 to 16 Nov 1901
    Col. Henry E. Noyes -- 1898
    Col. Henry E. Noyes -- 1898
    Colonel of the 2d Cav Regiment
    Henry Erastus Noyes
    Henry Erastus Noyes
    Veteran & Patriot of the Civil War
    Veteran & Patriot of the Civil War

    Documents
    The Ass'n of the Graduate of USMA Annual Report
    The Ass'n of the Graduate of USMA Annual Report
    The Association of the Graduate of USMA Annual Report

  • Sources 
    1. [S65] Book-Noyes-The Noyes Descendants, Vol. I, p.138.

    2. [S1788] Periodical-Biographical Register of U.S. Military Academy, Vol. II, pp. 829-831.

    3. [S1789] Book-Historical Register of the U.S. Army, p.753.

    4. [S1790] Periodical-Commandery of the State of California Annual Report, 14 June 1920.

    5. [S65] Book-Noyes-The Noyes Descendants, Vol. I, p.137.

    6. [S1087] Book-VR Belfast, ME, 1:136.

    7. [S1303] Book-Vital Records of Belfast, ME, Vol. 1, Births.

    8. [S1165] Census-1850-ME-Waldo-Camden, Roll No. 270 Page 212.

    9. [S3945] Census-1870-WY-Carbon-Medicine Bow, Roll: M593_1748; Page: 397; Image: 84.

    10. [S1398] Internet-Cemetery Records Online.
      http://www.interment.net/data/us/ca/sanfran/sfnat/san%5Ffran%5Fnidoh.h tm

    11. [S86] Death-gravestone.
      San Francisco National Cemetery; San Francisco, San Francisco County, California

    12. [S13] Death-certificate, California State Index No. 970-271.

    13. [S1398] Internet-Cemetery Records Online.
      http://www.interment.net/data/us/ky/jefferson/zachnat/zachary%5Fno.htm

    14. [S82] Death-obit.

    15. [S4295] Internet-DB-NEHGS-Mass. VRs, 1841 through 1910, 173:158.

    16. [S36] Marriage Certificate, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Chelsea.