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John Alexander Mebane Appointments

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0059

This collection consists of two military appointments for John Mebane, signed by President Millard Fillmore in 1852 and President Franklin Pierce in 1854. The appointments promoted John A. Mebane to Second Lieutenant (1852) and First Lieutenant (1854) in the Second Regiment of Artillery.

Dates

  • 1852 July 3, 1854 February 9

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact Special Collections.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection consists of two military appointments for John Mebane, signed by President Millard Fillmore in 1852 and President Franklin Pierce in 1854.

Biographical/Historical Note

John Alexander Mebane was born in Virginia around the year 1830. He joined the Military Academy as a Cadet in 1846. After graduation from the academy, he was promoted to the Army in 1850. He became Second Lieutenant in 1852 and First Lieutenant in 1854. Mebane died at the age of 24 in Louisiana on September 24, 1854.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480