Stewart Leonard van Vliet was attached in the U. 3rd Artillery during the Seminole Wars, seeing action in several engagements, in one of which he killed an Indian chief in a hand to hand fight. He served in the Mexican War with General Zachary Taylor at the Battle of Monterrey, and under General Winfield Scott at the Siege of Veracruz. After the war, he was stationed in Kansas, helping build forts along the Platte River. Van Vliet was promoted to Major on August 3, 1861, and Brigadier General, Volunteers, on September 23, 1861.During the Civil War, he was Chief Quartermaster of the Army of the Potomac from August 1861 until July 10, 1862. His appointment to Brigadier General expired a week later, and he was stationed in New York City for the remainder of the war, coordinating supplies and transportation for troops in the field. In October 1864, van Vliet received brevet promotions to Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel, and Brigadier General, U. Army, and Major General in the U. He was again promoted to Brigadier General, Volunteers on March 13, 1865. On a 3.75 inches by 1.25 inches slip. M atted with an unsigned photo. T o an 11 x 14 sized acid free mat & backboard & Ready to frame! Comes with a COA & a lifetime guarantee for authenticity.
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