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Cyrus Ballou Comstock, ca 1831- d.1910

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1831 ca
Place of Birth: Massachusetts
Date of Death: 1910.05.29
Place of Death: New York, NY


A classmate of Whistler at West Point, Cyrus Ballou Comstock was an assistant Professor there from 1859-1861. In the Civil War he was with the Army of the Potomac and later with Grant at Vicksburg, becoming an aide-de-camp to Grant until the end of the war.


Cullum Memorial Edition, Register of Graduates and former cadets, United States Militery Academy, West Point, 1980