Lieutenant Colonel
Alexander S. B. Keyes
Alexander Keyes
Born July 28, 1846
  • Dedham, Massachusetts
Died July 2, 1909 (63)
  • San Diego,
Buried at San Francisco National Cemetery
Military Info
Allegiance US Flag United States
branch US Department of the Army Seal United States Army
Years of Service 1863-1896
Rank Lieutenant Colonel insignia Lieutenant Colonel

Military AssignmentsEdit

Sleeve Insignia Name Position Headquarters Begin Date End Date

Military & Civilian SchoolsEdit

Dates of RankEdit

Regular Army

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Insignia Date of Rank Age Notes
O-1 No Insignia 2nd Lieutenant
US Army Infantry Insignia
February 23, 1866 20 accepted: April 24, 1866
1st Lieutenant Insignia
1st Lieutenant
US Army Infantry Insignia
February 9, 1867 20
1st Lieutenant
US Army Cavalry Insignia
April 2, 1870 23
Captain insignia
US Army Cavalry Insignia
December 6, 1873 27
Major insignia
US Army Cavalry Insignia
October 20, 1892 46
Retired (Disability in Line of Duty) August 27, 1896 50
Lieutenant Colonel insignia
Lieutenant Colonel Retired List April 23, 1904 57


  • Wife: Virginia Maxwell Keyes
  • Son: LG Geoffrey Keyes
  • Son: Maxwell Keyes
  • Father: Edward L. Keyes
  • Mother: Lucy Brooks


  • American Civil War

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