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Lyman Franklin Rounds

Sergeant Frank Rounds was a career soldier who spent almost half his life in the army, traveling back and forth across the country several times. He fought in four named wars and was one of only five soldiers to defeat Mexican General Santa Anna twice. This is an effort to track where he was via significant events that happened in his life. He married three times, each time to a widow with small children. He was survived by his 3rd wife America, son Frank Jr., step-son Jerry Carson, daughter Ella, and eleven grandchildren. The creek flowing near his last residence was named after him. In later times there was a community called Rounds Creek, as well as a schoolhouse from at least 1918 to 1942.

Items in grey concern relatives but do not provide information about the location where Sergeant Frank was at the time. [hide]

  Date Event Location
  2 Aug 1807 Born Monkton, Addison County, Vermont
    Death (Father)  
  12 Oct 1814 note Received land in Monkton from Estate of Nathan Round
  16 Aug 1828 note Sold land in Monkton, Addison County, Vermont
  28 Sep 1829 Birth (non-personal) Nancy Rose (future step-daughter) at Clark County, Arkansas Terr.; a daughter of John Rose
 

1830

  
  1 Jan 1830 Enlistment
US Army
Private Co. ARegister of Enlistments: Enlisted 3rd Infantry Company A at Whitehall, New York
  5 May 1830 US Army 3rd Infantry Return: Recruits joined at Jefferson Barracks, Mo. from General Depot: Private, Co. A, From General Depot Bedloe's Island, New York (Now known as Liberty Island, home of the Statue of Liberty.)
  8 Oct 1830 Birth (non-personal) Ellen Rose (future step-daughter) at Clark County, Arkansas Terr.; a daughter of John Rose
  14 Dec 1830
– 31 Dec 1830
in transit Companies A, C, G, & I of the 3rd Infantry under Major Kearny left Jefferson Barracks, Mo. on the 14th and arrived at Natchitoches, La. on the 31st
 

1831

  
  10 Mar 1831
– 30 Apr 1831
in transit The 1st Battalion of the 3rd Regiment of Infantry, composed of Companies A, C, G, H, I under the command of Major Kearny left its encampment near Natchitoches, La on the 10 Mar 1831, ascending the Red River and arrived near the Kiamiche, Red River, on the 26th of April 1831 where Company A arrived at Camp Phoenix 30th April
 

1832

  
  Dec 1831
– Feb 1832
US Army Corporal Co. A3rd Infantry Return: Corporal Rounds on extra duty under the A. Q. M.
  Aug 1832
– Oct 1832
US Army 3rd Infantry Return: Corporal Rounds on extra duty under the A. Q. M.
 

1833

  
  3 Mar 1833 US Army 3rd Infantry Return: Deserted: Corporal, Co. A
  11 Mar 1833 US Army 3rd Infantry Return: Joined from Desertion, Corporal, Co. A
  28 May 1833 US Army General Court Martial of Corporal Lyman F. Rounds at Fort Towson, C.N.
  25 Mar 1833 Death (non-personal) John Rose, husband of Mary H. [--?--] assumed Clark County, Arkansas Territory
 

1834

  
  May 1834 US Army Private Co. A3rd Infantry Return: Privates ... Rounds in confinement – Fort Towson
  1 Jun 1834 US Army Discharged3rd Infantry Return: Discharged: Private, Co. A, at Fort Towson, C.N., Indian Territory (4 years 5 months)
 

1835

  
  10 Jan 1835 Marriage 1 married Mary H. Rose (widow) at Clark County, Arkansas Territory — (See her timeline)
T e x a s   R e v o l u t  i  o n 2 Oct 1835 historical The Battle of Gonzales officially begins the Texas Revolution.
17 Oct 1835 note Appointed magistrate of Clark County, Arkansas Territory

1836

  
1 Jan 1836 Enlistment 1st Sergeant Co. AJoined Texas Army at San Augustine, Republic of Texas
19 Jan 1836 Texas Army Joined Captain Teal's Company of Regulars at Nacogdoches as 1st Sergeant
2 Mar 1836 Historical Texas Declaration of Independence is signed and the Republic of Texas is declared at Washington-on-the-Brazos, Republic of Texas
6 Mar 1836 Historical Battle of the Alamo: the Alamo falls
15 Mar 1836 Texas Army At Washington-on-the-Brazos en route to reinforce Col Travis at the Alamo when a courier arrived with the news that Travis and his whole party had been captured and cut to pieces
22 Mar 1836 Texas Army The Texas regulars joined up with General Houston where he was camped on the Colorado River near Beason's during the "Runaway Scrape".
21 Apr 1836 Texas Army Battle of San Jacinto — 1st Sergeant Co A Regulars
22 Apr 1836 Texas Army 2nd LieutenantPresented 2nd Lieutenant Commission
  fact Regular Infantry Command Staff -- Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Millard
Regular Infantry Company A -- Captain Andrew Briscoe
15 Jun 1836 historical The defeated Mexican army crosses the Rio Grande River back into Mexico.
  15 Jun 1836 historical Arkansas became the 25th state
  15 Sep 1836 Discharged ResignedResigned commission near Victoria, Texas (Quartermaster and Commissary for Companies A, B, E, & I of the Regulars)
 

1837

  
  1836 - 1837 note Carpenter in San Augustine, Republic of Texas
  late 1837 Birth (unknown) Wilson Lee Rounds at Columbia?, Arkansas
  21 Oct 1837 note Fight with Jacob Wingfield in Clark county, Arkansas
  29 Oct 1837 note Left Clark county, Arkansas
  3 Nov 1837 note Received Bounty Warrant at Houston, Texas
  8 Nov 1837 Enlistment
US Army
Regsiter
Private Co. CEnlisted Company C 7th Infantry at Fort Coffee, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory
 

1838

  
  19 Oct 1838
– 29 Oct 1838
in transit Company C left Fort Coffee on the 19th and arrived at Camp Illinois on the 29th October 1838 (about 55 miles north)
 

1839

  
  1 Feb 1839
– 27 Mar 1839
in transit Company C left Camp on Illinois 1st Feb 1839 and arrived at mouth of Arkansas River on 28th Feb (about 255 miles southeast). Left the mouth of the Arkansas River on the 1st and arrived at Fort Brooke, Tampa Fa on the 27th March 1839
  8 Mar 1839 Birth (non-personal) Christopher Duff Jr. (future step-son) at New Orleans, Louisiana
S e c o n d   S e m i n o l e   W a r Apr 1839 US Army Sergeant Co. DFort Shannon Post Return: Joined by Transfer Sergt. Co. D At Fort Brooks E Fa from Co. C
3 Apr 1839
– 13 Apr 1839
in transit Company D left Fort Brooke on the 3rd & arrived at Fort Shannon on the 13th April 1839
  Death (Mother)  
4 May 1839 note Received land in Monkton from Estate of Ruby Round
30 May 1839 Furlough Sergeant Rounds on Furlough since 30 May 1839 (per 7th Infantry Return dated 22 June 1839)

1840

  
8 Feb 1840
– 9 Feb 1840
in transit Company D 7th Infantry left Fort Shannon Feb 8th 1840 and arrived at Fort Holmes (formerly Fort #5) Feb 9th in pursuance of order No. 9 Hd. Qts. Army of the South
18 Mar 1840
– 30 Mar 1840
Detached Service Sergt Rounds [and 10 privates] on D.S. since 18th March by order of Col Twiggs dated 16th March 1840 (per 7th Infantry Return dated 21 April 1840)
12 Jul 1840 in transit Company D left Fort Holmes and arrived at Fort Heileman on the same day. By order of Col D.E. Twiggs Comdg East Dist of Florida. A position has been assigned to the company near Gary's Ferry E. F. and the Post established has been called Fort Sanderson.
27 Sep 1840 Discharge
Enlistment
US Army
Private Co. E7th Infantry Return: Discharged at Expiration of Service from 7th Infantry Co. D (a Private) Re-enlisted Co. E at Fort Sanderson, Florida Territory (Co. E located at Fort Micanopy)
1 Dec 1840 US Army 1st Sergeant Co. EAppointed 1st Sergeant 7th Infantry Company E
9 Dec 1840 Birth (non-personal) John Henry Duff (future step-son) at Fort Micanopy, Florida Territory
13 Dec 1840 US Army Christopher Duff Sr. discharged from Co K Private and enlisted Co E Private at Fort Micanopy, Florida Territory

1841

  
21 Apr 1841 Divorce Petition for divorce by willful desertion from Mary Rose Rounds granted at Clark County, Arkansas
15 Aug 1841
– 16 Aug 1841
in transit Company E left Fort Micanopy 15th and arrived at Fort Wacasassa 16 August 1841
20 Sep 1841 in transit Company E left Fort Wacasassa arrived at Fort Fanning on the 20th Sept
20 Dec 1841
– 21 Dec 1841
in transit Company E left Fort Fanning on the 20th and arrived at Fort Waccahoota E.F. on the 21st December 1841

1842

  
17 May 1842 Death Christopher Duff Sr. (Private, Co. E, 7th Infantry) killed by the Indians near Fort Waccahoota E. Fla
  17 Jun 1842 Marriage 2 Married Mary Ann Duff (widow) at Fort Waccahoota, Marion County, Florida Territory
(Fort Waccahoota established May 1840, abandoned Sep 1842)
  25 Jun 1842
– 4 Jul 1842
in transit Company E left Fort Waccahoota on the 25th June on the route to Fort Pickens and arrived in the Steamer Col Harney off Cedar Keys on the 30th June and arrived at Fort McRee, Pensacola Barracks on the 4th July
(A sub-post of Fort Barrancas, located across the west entrance of the bay.)
  7 Aug 1842 in transit Company E left Fort McRee (McCree) and arrived at Fort Pickens, Florida Territory
(The other sub-post of Fort Barrancas, located across the east entrance of the bay.)
 

1843

  
  27 May 1843 in transit Companies E & K left Fort Pickens on the 27th Inst. and arrived at Camp Barrancas the same day
  29 Nov 1843
– Dec 1843
Detached Service Sergt Rounds ... on D.S. at New Orleans Bks since 29 Nov 1843, witnesses, Gen C.M. So. Gen Arbuckle
  9 Dec 1843 Birth (son) Dixon Stansberry Rounds at Fort Barrancas, Escambia County, Florida Territory
 

1845

  
  3 Mar 1845 historical Florida became the 27th state
  19 Apr 1845 in transit Company E left Camp Barrancas on the 19th April 1845, and arrived at Fort McRee same date
  20 May 1845 in transit Company E left Fort McRee on the 20th May 1845, and arrived at Barrancas same day
  27 Jul 1845 Discharge
Enlistment
US Army
Re-Enlisted Sergeant Co. E 7th Infantry at Camp Barrancas, Florida
  24 Aug 1845
– 30 Aug 1845
in transit Company E 7th Infantry left Barrancas, Florida and arrived at Corpus Christi, Republic of Texas
  9 Dec 1845 Birth (son) Franklin Edward Rounds at Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Republic of Texas
  29 Dec 1845 historical Texas became the 28th state
 

1846

  
  10 Mar 1846
– 28 Mar 1846
in transit 7th Infantry left Corpus Christi, Texas and arrived at Camp on the Rio Grande opposite Matamoras. General Taylor, conscious of the approaching war, began the erection of a large fort defended by extensive works. This was called Fort Texas.
    Christening Franklin Edward Rounds at Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico
  15 Apr 1846 Birth (non-personal) Jerry Carson (future step-son) at Fort Gibson, I.T.
M e x i c a n   A m e r  i  c a n   W a r 25 Apr 1846 historical The Mexican–American War began
27 Apr 1846 Death Dixon Stansberry Rounds (age 2y 4m) at unknown
1 May 1846 US Army The larger part of the American forces under General Taylor left for Point Isabel, and the 7th Infantry, under command of Major Brown, was left to garrison the new fort.
3 May 1846
– 10 May 1846
US Army The Mexican Army of the North laid siege to Fort Texas, beginning a bombardment of the post
17 May 1846
– 18 May 1846
in transit On the 17th at 2 P.M. moved 3 miles up the river and on the morning of the 18th crossed the Rio Grande and encamped near Matamoras
Jun 1846 in transit 7th Infantry occupied Carmargo, Mexico
19 Aug 1846
– 25 Aug 1846
in transit The vanguard led by Brigadier General Worth departed Camargo on August 19 and was forced to widen and improve the roads for the men following. Moving slowly, the army reached the town of Cerralvo on August 25 and after a pause pressed on to Monterrey.
(31 Aug 46) Regiment at Camp near Puntiaguds
20 Sep 1846
– 24 Sep 1846
US Army Battle of Monterey, Northern Mexico
Recommended by Regimental Commander for Great Courage and Gallant Daring in Battle of Monterey Mexico
  note Company E 7th Infantry suffered no deaths and only three wounded at the Battle of Monterey. The 7th Infantry commanded by Major Dixon S. Miles (along with the 5th Infantry and the "Phoenix Company" of Louisiana Volunteers) were part of the 2nd Brigade commanded by Colonel Persifor F. Smith in the 2nd Division of Regulars commanded by Brigadier General William J. Worth under Commander Major General Zachary Taylor.
15 Oct 1846 Detached Service Sergt Rounds D.S. at Carmargo since 15 October 1846 SO Capt Miles. (per 7th Infantry Return dated 1 Nov 1846)
27 Nov 1846 Letter Submitted application for appointment as Ordnance Sergeant at Pensacola Harbour
13 Dec 1846
– 30 Dec 1846
in transit The 7th Infantry Regement left Monterey Mex on the 13th Dec 1846 en route for Victoria and arrived at Montemorales on the 16th Dec 1846. Left Montemorales on the 18th and arrived [back] at Monterey Mex on the 20th Dec 1846. Left Montery Mex en route for Victoria on the 23rd and arrived at El Serra del Villa Grande on the 30th Dec 1846.

1847

  
1 Jan 1847
– 23 Jan 1847
in transit The Regiment left El Serra de Villa Grande Mex and the 1st and arrived at Victoria Mex on the 4th Jan 1847. Left Victoria on the 14th and arrived at Camp Watson near Tampico Mex on the 23 Jan 1847
20 Feb 1847
– 27 Feb 1847
in transit The Regiment left Camp Watson near Tampico on the 20th and arrived off Lobos Island on the 27th
3 Mar 1847
– 9 Mar 1847
in transit The Regiment left Lobos Island on the 3rd March 1847 and landed near Vera Cruz on the 9 March 1847
9 Mar 1847
– 29 Mar 1847
US Army Siege of Vera Cruz
7 Apr 1847 US Army Sergeant Rounds ... sick at Vera Cruz since 7th April 1847 (per 7th Infantry Return dated 30 Apr 1847)
18 Apr 1847 US Army The regiment stormed the heights of Cerro Gordo (Company E 7th Infantry suffered 2 Killed in Action, 3 Died from Wounds acquired and 4 Wounded in Action)
9 May 1847 Letter Wrote letter from hospital in Vera Cruz
29 May 1847
– 7 Aug 1847
in camp The regiment arrived at Puebla on the 29th May and left Puebla on the 7th of August
19 Aug 1847 US Army Battle at Contreras
20 Aug 1847 US Army Battle at Churubusco
21 Aug 1847
– 7 Sep 1847
in camp The regiment arrived at San Angel on the 21st August and left San Angel on the 7th of September
14 Sep 1847 US Army Mexico City fell and was occupied by the 7th Infantry
1 Nov 1847 Furlough Sergeant Rounds on Furlough since 1st Nov 47 to go and return with train from Pualka (per 7th Infantry Return dated 30 Nov 1847)
9 Dec 1847 Letter Comy. Sergeantemployed in the Subsistence Department as Commissary Sergeant

1848

  
2 Feb 1848 historical Treaty of Guadalupe signed, ending the Mexican–American War
  12 May 1848 Letter Submitted application for appointment as Ordnance Sergeant
  6 Jun 1848
– 27 Jul 1848
in transit The Regiment left the City of Mexico 6th June 1848 and arrived at Puebla 10th left Puebla and arrived at Perote the 14th left Perote the 20th and arrived at Jalapa 21st left Jalapa the 28th and arrived at Puente de los Vigas on the 30th June 1848 left Puente de los Vigas on the 1st July and arrived at Camp near Vera Cruz on the 2nd July. Left Vera Cruz on the 7th and arrived at New Orleans on the 18th. left New Orleans same day and arrived at Jefferson Barracks on the 27th July 1848.
 

1849

  
  26 Apr 1849 Birth (daughter) Mary Alice Rounds at Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis County, Missouri
  13 Aug 1849 Baptism Mary Alice Rounds at Old Cathedral, St. Louis, Missouri
Mary Alice daughter of Franklin Rounds and Mary O'Connor his lawful wife, born on 26 of April and baptised on the 13 of August 1849. Sponsors William Burk and Ann Foy. Witness William Burk Signed A.S. Saris, Rector
  22 Aug 1849 US Army Q.M. Sergeant7th Infantry Return: Appointed regimental Q.M. Sergeant at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri
  31 Aug 1849
– 18 Sep 1849
in transit The regiment embarked at Jefferson Barracks on Steamer Autocrat on afternoon of 31st of August 1849 - arrived at New Orleans Barracks at noon of 6th Sept. and embarked in two Steamers (O'Brian & Anglo Saxon) on 7th. Companies A, E, G, J & K arrived at Fort Brooke, Tampa on 13th Sept - Hd Qrs and Cos. B, C, D, F, & H arrived at Ft. Brooke Tampa Bay on 18th Sept - Head Qrs left Tampa on 25th __ and arrived at Pearsons Spring 25 miles from Pitatka on 30th Sept.
(Fort Palatka probably replaced Fort Shannon in Palatka, Putnam County, Florida.)
 

1850

  
  30 Jan 1850
– 8 Feb 1850
in transit Head Quarters and Band left Palatka on 30th Jan and encamped at Pearson's springs 25 m. from Palatka on 30th & 31st. Marched from Pearson's Spring on 1st Feb and arrived at Fort Meade on Pea Creek, 46 1/2 miles from Tampa on 8th February 1850 Fort Meade was established 19 Dec 1849 on the Peace River in the present day city of Ft. Meade, Polk County, Florida.
  6 Feb 1850 Detached Service Sergeant Rounds on D.S. at Tampa since 6 Feb 50 – taking care of Quarter Mts Stores (per 7th Infantry Return dated 12 March 1850)
  9 Jun 1850
– 25 Jun 1850
in transit The regiment was ordered to Jefferson Barracks. Field & Staff left Fort Meade on the 9th arrived at Fort Hamer on the 12th, left on Steamer Fashon from Tampa Bay on the 15th, arrived at New Orleans Barracks on the 17th, left on the 18th, arrived at Jefferson Barracks on the 25th June.
  1 Jul 1850 Discharge
Enlistment
US Army
7th Infantry Return: Discharged at Expiration of Service at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri (A Q.M. Sergt.) Re-Enlisted
  13 Aug 1850
– 19 Aug 1850
in transit The regiment was ordered to New Mexico, embarking the following day. The regiment arrived at Fort Leavenworth 19 Aug. Here it remained fitting out and mounting Companies C, D, F and H.
  18 Aug 1850 Federal Census Staff and Band of 7th Infantry at Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis County, Missouri
  15 Sep 1850
– 3 Oct 1850
in transit The regiment left Fort Leavenworth en route to Sante Fe, New Mexico. The command reached the crossing of the Little Arkansas, 210 miles from Fort Leavenworth, on the 3rd when orders were received by courier countermanding the order and directing the return of the regiment to Jefferson Barracks.
  5 Oct 1850
– 25 Oct 1850
in transit The return march commenced on the 5th and the Head Quarters of the Regiment arrived and departed from Fort Leavenworth on the 17th and arrived at Jefferson Barracks Oct 25th 1850.
 

1851

  
  18 Feb 1851 Letter Submitted application for appointment as Ordnance Sergeant
  17 Apr 1851 US Army The 7th Infantry left Jefferson Barracks to relieve the 5th Infantry in its several stations on the Arkansas frontier
  22 May 1851 US Army The Head Quarters of the Regiment, Non Commissioned Staff and Band with Companies B and C arrived and established Head Quarters of the Regiment at Fort Gibson, I.T. — Companies A and I arrived at Corpus Christi, Texas on 1 May, Company C at Fort Washita, Company F at Fort Smith, Company K enroute to Fort Towson, and Companies G and H enroute to Fort Arbuckle.
  8 Nov 1851
– 11 Nov 1851
in transit The Head Quarters, N.C. Staff and Band left Fort Gibson and established Head Quarters of the Regiment at Fort Smith on 11 Nov.
  27 Dec 1851
– 30 Dec 1851
in transit The Head Quarters, and N.C. Staff left Fort Smith and established Head Quarters of the Regiment at Fort Gibson on 30 Dec.
 

1852

  
  4 Jan 1852 US Army Fort Smith Post Return: Received at Post, Joined from Fort Gibson
  12 Feb 1852 US Army Fort Smith Post Return: Transfered - Joined Head Quarters 7th Infantry when Head Quarters of the Regiment was established here at Fort Smith
  20 Aug 1852 Letter Submitted application for appointment as Ordnance Sergeant at Fort Arbuckle from Fort Smith, Arkansas
  24 Dec 1852 Detached Service Quarter Master Sergeant Rounds on D.S. at Fort Gibson since December 24 1852
  27 Dec 1852 Birth (son) Edward Rounds at Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas
  28 Dec 1852 US Army Fort Gibson Post Return: Franklin Rounds QM Sergt Received at Post
 

1853

  
  4 May 1853 Death (wife) Mary Ann Rounds at Fort Gibson, I.T. (now Muskogee County, Oklahoma)
  27 May 1853 US Army Register of Enlistments: Christopher Duff Jr. (age 15) enlisted 7th Infantry Company E at Fort Gibson, I.T. (A Musician)
  17 Aug 1853 Marriage 3 Married America Carson (widow of Lindsay Jr, younger brother of Christopher "Kit" Carson) at Fort Gibson, I.T.
  18 Aug 1853 US Army Fort Gibson Post Return: Transferred for duty at Fort Smith
  22 Aug 1853 US Army Private Co. E7th Infantry Return: Transferred: Q.M. Sergt to Private Co E
(Company E stationed at Fort Gibson. New Q.M. Sgt. received 27th August)
  Sep 1853 US Army Private Rounds E.D. Q.M. Dept.
  Sep 1852?! Death (son) Edward Rounds (age 9m) at unknown
  Oct 1853
– Feb 1854
US Army Sergeant Co. ESergeant Rounds E.D. Q.M. Dept.
  8 Nov 1852 Letter Submitted application for appointment as Ordnance Sergeant at Western Post
 

1854

  
  1 Feb 1854 US Army Register of Ordnance Sergeants: Appointed Ordinance Sergeant Probably an error in transcription when creating the Register of Ordnance Sergeants; see 1 Feb 1855. (See also database of all Ordnance Sergeants)
  Aug 1854
– Dec 1854
US Army Sergeant Rounds E.D. Q.M. Dept.
  2 Sep 1854 Letter Wrote letter of acceptance of appointment as Ordnance Sergeant at Fort Arbuckle per notification from Major George Andrews that he had received appointment in June.
 

1855

  
  24 Jan 1855 US Army Ord. SergeantFort Arbuckle Post Return: Received at Post: Joined by transfer from Co E 7th Inf per order No. 1 dated Fort Gibson CN 10 Jan 1855
  1 Feb 1855 US Army 7th Infantry Return: Appointed Ordinance Sergeant
  1 May 1855 Enlistment Discharged by re-enlistment at Fort Arbuckle, C.N., (An Ordnance Sergeant)
  6 Oct 1855 Death (step-son) John Henry Duff (age 14y 10m) at unknown
 

1856

  
  4 May 1856 Birth (son) William Rounds at Fort Arbuckle, Chicasaw Nation (now Garvin County, Oklahoma)
  25 Nov 1856
– 25 Dec 1856
US Army on leave to Fort Gibson from 25 Nov to 25 Dec 1856
 

1857

  
  27 Mar 1857 Death (son) William Rounds (age 10m) at unknown
 

1859

  
  2 Jul 1859 Birth (daughter) Ella R. Rounds at Fort Arbuckle, Chicasaw Nation (now Garvin County, Oklahoma)
  20 Jul 1859
– 20 Aug 1859
US Army on Furlough until 20 August 1859
 

1860

  
  1 Mar 1860 Enlistment Discharged by re-enlistment at Fort Arbuckle, C.N., (An Ordnance Sergeant)
 

1861

  
A m e r  i  c a n   C  i  v  i   l    W a r 12 Apr 1861 historical American Civil War began when Confederate forces fired on Fort Sumter in South Carolina.
3 May 1861 note Left at Fort Arbuckle at its evacuation by Colonel Emory, 1st US Cavalry
6 May 1861 note Fort Arbuckle temporarily occupied by the Texas confederacy (??)
27 Aug 1861 note Compelled to leave his post at Fort Arbuckle under threats of death. Rented farm near Bonham, Texas

1862

  
17 Nov 1862 Birth (son) Nathan Lyman Rounds at Bonham, Fannin County, Texas
1 Dec 1862 Death (non-personal) Wilson Lee Rounds (age 25) at unknown (Enlisted 12 Jun 1862 24th Arkansas Infantry Co K at Pike County, AR, a private; transferred to Dawson's 19th 12 Nov 1862. Dawson's Brigade formed in August 1862 from the 19th & 24th Arkansas Infantries and Crawford's Battalion and was ordered to Arkansas Post 28 Sept 1862 to defend Fort Hindman.)

1863

  
1 Sep 1863 note Fort Smith re-occupied by Union (was seized by Confederacy 23 Apr 1861)
16 Sep 1863 in transit Left Bonham, Texas to try and get through to Fort Smith, Arkansas
21 Sep 1863 US Army Fort Smith Post Return: Received at Post - Temporary duty at this post. "He made his way through the Enemy's lines, and came to Fort Smith, two hundred and fifty miles, and reported to the Commander of the 2nd Brigade Army of the Frontier for duty"
22 Sep 1863 Letter Wrote letter to Adjutant General reporting and requesting Orders from War Department
Nov 1863 Letter Wrote letter to Inspector General Sackett requesting Prisoner of War back pay

1864

  
1864 photo Tintype of an unknown Ordnance Sergeant in 1864 who had served for at least thirty years in the Army when the picture was taken. (see database of all Ordnance Sergeants) compare

1865

  
18 Jan 1865 US Army Fort Smith Post Return: Joined post per letter of instructions from A.G.O.
25 Jan 1865 Furlough Granted a furlough for 30 days after end of duty at Fort Smith
1 Mar 1865 US Army Discharged at Fort Schuyler, New York Harbor, NY (An Ordnance Sergeant)
15 Mar 1865 Enlistment Re-enlisted under orders from Adjutant General's Office at New York City, New York (An Ordnance Sergeant)
9 Apr 1865 historical Lee surrendered his Army of Northern Virginia. President Johnson officially declared an end to the American Civil War on 9 May 1865.
 

1866

  
  1866 note The U.S. Army started having Springfield rifled muskets converted to 'trapdoor' cartridge models in 1866
 

1867

  
  17 Mar 1867 note Personal Items published in New York Times
  13 Aug 1867 Death (son) Nathan Lyman Rounds (age 4y 9m) at Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas
 

1868

  
  15 Mar 1868 Enlistment Discharged by re-enlistment at Fort Smith Ark (An Ordnance Sergeant)
  18 Jun 1868 US Army Fort Smith Post Return: Joined post per letter of instructions from A.G.O.
  15 Nov 1868 Marriage (son) Frank Rounds Jr. to Sarah Reeves at Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas
 

1870

  
  24 Apr 1870 Birth (grandchild) Nathan L. Rounds, son of Sarah and Frank Rounds
  17 Jun 1870 Federal Census Garrison at Fort Smith, Arkansas (Ordinance Sergeant)
 

1871

  
  16 Mar 1871 Enlistment Discharged by re-enlistment at Fort Smith Ark (An Ordnance Sergeant)
  25 Mar 1871 note Fort Smith abandoned by military (War Department) and transferred to Department of the Interior
 

1872

  
  19 Jan 1872 Discharge DischargedDischarged upon his own application and by order of the Sec. of War on account of long and faithful service at Washington D.C. An Ordnance Sergeant (34 years 2 months 11 days)
  16 Feb 1872 Birth (grandchild) Lillian Rounds, daughter of Sarah and Frank Rounds
  4 May 1874 Birth (grandchild) Sarah Alice Duff, daughter of Christopher and Ellen Duff at Ft. Smith, Arkansas
  13 Dec 1874 Letter Wrote letter from Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas regarding Texas Army pension
  11 Jan 1875 Affidavit Swore affidavit and appointed agent/attorney for Texas pension at Fort Smith, Arkansas
  23 Mar 1875 Affidavit Swore affidavit regarding Bounty Warant for Texas pension at Fort Smith, Arkansas
  1875 Emigrated Moved from Fort Smith, Arkansas to Erin Springs, Chickasaw Nation sometime between previous and next dates.
  23 Aug 1876 Marriage (daughter) Mary Alice Rounds to Emmett McCaughey at Pickens County, Chickasaw Nation, I.T.
  5 Sep 1876 note Charter member of Erin Springs Masonic Lodge No. 7 (now located in Rush Springs, OK)
  3 Mar 1877 Birth (grandchild) Hibernia Carson, daughter of Jerry and Talulah Carson in Indian Territory
  7 Jun 1877 Birth (grandchild) Franklin Edward Rounds, son of Frank Jr. and Sarah Rounds at Ft. Smith, Arkansas
  12 Sep 1877 Birth (grandchild) John Lymon McCaughey, son of Mary Alice and Emmett McCaughey
  7 Sep 1879 Birth (grandchild) Cora Carson, daughter of Jerry and Talulah Carson in Indian Territory
  1 Jan 1880 note Elected Treasurer of Erin Springs Masonic Lodge No. 7
  22 Mar 1880 Death (daughter) Mary Alice McCaughey image (age 30) at unknown, buried at Erin Springs Cemetery, Erin Springs, I.T.
  1 Jan 1881 note Elected Treasurer of Erin Springs Masonic Lodge No. 7
  1 Jan 1882 note Elected Treasurer of Erin Springs Masonic Lodge No. 7
  12 Dec 1882 Birth (grandchild) Rose A. Carson, daughter of Jerry and Talulah Carson in Indian Territory
  1 Jan 1883 note Elected Treasurer of Erin Springs Masonic Lodge No. 7
  22 Nov 1883 Birth (grandchild) Mary Edith Rounds, daughter of Frank Jr. and Sarah Rounds at Ft. Smith, Arkansas
  1 Jan 1884 note Elected Treasurer of Erin Springs Masonic Lodge No. 7
  1 Jan 1885 note Elected Treasurer of Erin Springs Masonic Lodge No. 7
  25 Sep 1885 Birth (grandchild) James L. "Jimmy" Carson, son of Jerry and Talulah Carson in Indian Territory
  1 Jan 1886 note Elected Treasurer of Erin Springs Masonic Lodge No. 7
  Oct 1888 Birth (grandchild) Juanita "Nita" Carson, daughter of Jerry and Talulah Carson in Indian Territory
  7 Jan 1889 Death (stepson) Christopher Duff image (age 50) at Kully Chaha, Choctaw Nation, buried at National Cemetery, Ft. Smith, Arkansas
  20 Nov 1889 Birth (grandchild) Frank Ayers, son of Ben and Ella Rounds Ayers
  17 Jan 1890 Died headstone age 82 at Erin Springs, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory (Oklahoma), buried at Erin Springs Cemetery, Erin Springs, I.T.

Data compiled and prepared by Michael Rounds