GARRARD, Kenner, American soldier: b. Cincinnati, Ohio, 1830; d. there, 15 May 1879. He was graduated from the United States Mil itary Academy in 1851, was made brevet second lieutenant in the artillery, but in 1852 was trans ferred to the dragoons, and after service, largely in the Northwest, was made captain of cavalry in 1861. During the early part of the Civil War he was in the commissary-general's office at Washington, and in 1861-62 commandant at West Point. In September 1862 he was com missioned colonel of the 146th New York Vol unteers, which he commanded at Fredericks burg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. For services in the last-named battle he was bre vetted lieutenant-colonel. In 1863 he was pro moted brigadier-general of the United States Volunteers, and afterward he participated in the combat at Rappahannock Station and the Mine Run operations. He took part, also, in
the invasion of Georgia, was brevetted colonel for services in the expedition against Coving ton, Ga., and from December 1864 to July 1865 commanded the second division of the 16th army corps. He distinguished himself by his efficiency in the battle before Nashville and in the operations against Mobile; led the storming column which finally captured Blakely (9 April 1865) ; and was in command of the district of Mobile in August-September 1865. Mustered out of the volunteer service in August 1865, he was assistant inspector-general of the Depart ment of the Missouri in 1866, and in November 1866 resigned from the army, being at that time major, with the brevet of major-general for gallant and meritorious services in the field during the Rebellion.