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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1865

Vol. III
p55
2099

(Born Me.)

Malcolm McArthur

(Ap'd Me.)

53

Born June 23, 1841.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1861, to June 23, 1865, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 17th Infantry, June 23, 1865.

First Lieut., 17th Infantry, June 23, 1865.

Served: in garrison at Hart Island, N. Y., Oct., 1865, to Jan., 1866; as Adjutant, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry, Jan. 1 to Nov., 1866; in garrison at Hart Island, N. Y., Jan. to Apr., 1866; on frontier duty at Galveston, Tex., Apr. to Nov., 1866, — Houston, Tex., Nov., 1866, to May, 1867, — Austin, Tex., to Dec., 1867, — Houston, Tex., to Apr., 1868,

(Captain, 17th Infantry, Sep. 18, 1867)

— and Ft. Griffin, Tex., to Mar., 1869; in garrison at Richmond, Va., to Mar., 1870, — and Raleigh, N. C., Mar., 1870; on frontier duty at Ft. Sully, Dak., Apr., 1870, — Cheyenne Agency, Dak., May, 1870, to June, 1872, — Ft. Rice, Dak., July 8, 1872, to Oct., 1873, except while on Yellowstone Expedition, July 26 to Oct. 6, 1872, — Ft. Wadsworth, Dak., Oct. 14, 1873, to Mar. 21, 1876 (leave of absence, Nov. 3, 1873, to Apr. 4, 1874), — Ft. Abercrombie, Dak., Mar. 27 to Apr. 20, 1876, — Ft. Lincoln, Dak., Apr. 22 to May 17, 1876, — Sioux Expedition, to Oct. 7, 1876, — Camp on Glendive Creek, Mon., to Dec. 2, 1876, — and Ft. Sisseton, Dak., Dec. 28, 1876, to July 8, 1877; on leave of absence, to Oct. 13, 1877; on frontier duty at Standing Rock Agency, Dak., Oct., 1877, to Jan. 8, 1878 (sick leave of absence to July 8, 1878), — and Ft. Totten, Dak., July 8, 1878 (leave of absence, Aug. 20 to Nov. 20, 1880), to Nov. 1, 1881; on sick leave of absence, to July 7, 1882; on frontier duty at Ft. Totten, Dak., to Nov. 20, 1882; and on sick leave of absence, to Nov. 26, 1884.

Retired from Active Service, Nov. 26, 1884,
for Disability contracted in Line of Duty.

Died, Jan. 12, 1886, at Livingston, Me.: Aged 45.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1886, for an obituary notice.º

Buried, Limington Village Cemetery, Limington, ME.


Thayer's Note:

a Capt. McArthur's birthdate is from his tombstone, q.v.


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