Friday, February 18, 2011
Francis Markoe Bache.
Birth: Jul. 29, 1833, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.
Death: Nov. 23, 1867, France.
Burial: Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.
Father: Hartman Bache (1798 - 1872).
Mother: Marie Del Carmen Meade Bache (1810 - 1877).
1. James Graham BACHE, ( 1835-1866.)
2. Richard Meade BACHE, ( 1830-? )
3. Alfred Boyce BACHE, ( 1847-1876.)
4. Adele Sigoigne BACHE, ( 1836-1836.)
5. Rene' La Roche BACHE, ( 1847-1842.)
6. Henrietta Dalles BACHE, ( 1831-1857.)
7. Aglae BACHE, ( 1838-? )
Civil War Union Army Officer. He was commissioned as a 1st Lieutenant in the 16th United States Regular Infantry on May 14, 1861, and was promoted to Captain on October 25, 1861
He was brevetted Major, US Army on December 2, 1864 for "faithful and meritorious service in the field" and Lieutenant Colonel, US Army on April 9, 1865 for "gallantry and meritorious service during the operations resulting in the fall of Richmond and the surrender of General Lee". He resigned his commission on November 16, 1865.
HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, November 24, 1864.
Honorable E. M. STANTON,
Secretary of War:
SIR: I have the honor to recommend that the following-named officers, serving on my staff or at my headquarters, be rewarded with brevet appointments one grade above that they now hold for faithful and meritorious services in the field, the appointments to date from August 1, 1864: Majs. James C. Biddle, additional aide-de-camp; William Riddle, aide-de-camp; Capts. William Jay, additional aide-de-camp; Francis M. Bache, Sixteenth U. S. Infantry.
Very respectfully, &c., GEO. G. MEADE, Major-General, Commanding.