Friday, February 18, 2011

Francis Markoe Bache.

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).

Brother &Sisters.

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.

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.


SDW said...

I have had a book for many years, Idylls of the King by Tennyson, published in Boston in 1859. On the flyleaf is a signature, Francis Markoe Bache, Cambridge, Mass. September 22, 1860.

Many thanks for filling in this mystery.

Skagway Sleuth said...

Hi, I did some research on these folks some years ago as they are on my husbands family tree:
Richard Meade Bache born Feb 16, 1830 died 1907.
Aglae Bache born Dec 25, 1838 died Februay 7 1926.
Thanks, Marlene McCluskey

Skagway Sleuth said...

Hi, in my family database I have dates for Richard Meade Bache:
born Feb 16, 1830 died 1907 and
Aglae Bache, his sister, born December 25, 1838 and died February 7, 1926.