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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1866

Vol. III
p75
2145

(Born O.)

Rufus Porterº Brown

(Ap'd O.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1862, to June 18, 1866, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, June 18, 1866.

Served: in garrison at Plattsburg, N. Y., Oct. 3, 1866, to March 22, 1867; on frontier duty at Omaha, Neb., Apr., 1867, — Ft. Laramie, Dak., to May, 1867, — Ft. Fetterman, Dak., to Nov., 1867, — Ft. Laramie, Dak., to May, 1868, — and Ft. Fetterman, Dak., to Mar. 20, 1871 (leave of absence, Oct. 18 to Nov. 30, 1868, and Oct. 20, 1870, to Jan. 21, 1871); in garrison at Lexington, Ky., Apr. 4, 1871, to Dec. 23, 1872; on frontier duty at Little Rock, Ark., Dec. 31, 1872, to May 7, 1873, — Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., May 13 to Sep. 12, 1873, — Ft. Fetterman, Wy., Sep. 18, 1873, to Oct. 30, 1875 (leave of absence, May 16 to Nov. 30, 1874), — Ft. Fred Steele, Wy., Nov. 6, 1875, to May 9, 1876, — Ft. Bridger, Wy.,

(First Lieut., 4th Infantry, Jan. 10, 1876)

May 10‑31, 1876, — Red Cañon, Wy., June 12, 1876, to June 13, 1877, — Ft. Bridger, Wy., June 26 to Nov. 26, 1877 (leave of absence, Nov. 26, 1877, to June 14, 1878), — Ft. Laramie, Wy., June 14, 1878 (leave of absence, Feb. 1 to May 22, 1882), to Aug. 10, 1882, — and Ft. Omaha, Neb. (leave of absence, Dec. 20, 1883, to Mar. 14, 1884), to Sep. 20, 1885; on Recruiting Service, to Oct. 24, 1887; on leave of absence, to Nov. 12, 1887; and as Regimental Quartermaster at Ft. Sherman, Ida., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p163
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: Regimental Quartermaster at Fort Sherman, Ida., to July, 1890.

(Captain of Infantry, 4th Infantry, July 14, 1890)

— Garrison duty at Fort Sherman, Ida., to Nov., 1890. — At Fort Spokane, Wash., to July, 1892. — In the field in Idaho, quelling miner disturbances, until he

Died Sept. 4, 1892, at Wallace, Ida.: Aged 48.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1893, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.º


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