[image ALT: Much of my site will be useless to you if you've got the images turned off!]
mail:
Bill Thayer

[image ALT: Cliccare qui per una pagina di aiuto in Italiano.]
Italiano

[Link to a series of help pages]
Help
[Link to the next level up]
Up
[Link to my homepage]
Home
This site is not affiliated with the US Military Academy.
[decorative delimiter]
USMA
Home

 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1867

Vol. III
p89
2175

(Born Italy)

Luigi Lomia

(Ap'd Tex.)

20

Born Canicatti, Sicily.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1863, to June 17, 1867, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 5th Artillery, June 17, 1867.

Served: on leave of absence in Europe, June 17, 1867 to Jan. 1, 1868; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), Jan. 7 to Mar., 1868, — and Richmond, Va., Mar. 20 to Aug., 1868; at the Military Academy, as Assistant Professor of French and Spanish, Aug. 31, 1868, to Aug. 29, 1870; in garrison at Plattsburg Barracks, N. Y., to

(First Lieut., 5th Artillery, Mar. 24, 1869)

Apr. 18, 1872, — Ft. Adams, R. I., May 9, 1872, to Apr. 15, 1872, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), May 1, 1875, to May 1, 1876, — and Charleston, S. C., June 2 to July 2, 1876; as Professor of Military Science at Ohio Agricultural College, July, 1876, to June 28, 1881; on leave of absence in Europe, to June 28, 1882; in garrison at Plattsburg Barracks, N. Y., to Sep., 1882, — Ft. Omaha, Neb., to Oct. 1, 1884, — and Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., to July 23, 1885; as Professor of Military Science and Tactics, University of Wisconsin, Sep. 1, 1885, to July 21, 1888; and in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p168
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: As Military Attaché to Legation of the United States, Italy, March to Sept., 1890. — As Lieutenant of H Battery, 1891 to 1894.

(Captain of Artillery, 5th Artillery, Feb. 3, 1894)

— Served at Fort Canby, Wash., 1894 to 1896. — Alcatraz Island, Cal., 1896 (June to Oct.). — Fort Slocum, N. Y. H., 1896 to 1898. — In command of Fort Columbus, N. Y. H., April to June, 1898. — With General Miles's expedition to Puerto Rico, July 7 to Aug. 15, 1898. — At Fort Hamilton, N. Y. H., from Aug. 15, 1898 to ––––

Vol. V
p138
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Hamilton, N. Y. H., from Aug. 15, 1898 to July 1, 1901.

(Major, Artillery Corps, Feb. 28, 1901)

— In command of Fort Morgan, Ala., July, 1901 to Sept., 1903.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Artillery Corps, Aug. 4, 1903)

— In command of Fort Baker, Cal., Oct., 1903 to Dec., 1905.

(Colonel, Artillery Corps, Nov. 7, 1905)

— Graduate Artillery School, 1876; graduate College City of New York, 1863; B. S., 1863, and M. S., 1866, College of the City of New York.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired April 1, 1906,
at his own request, after over 40 Years of Service.

Vol. VI
p125
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Sept. 16, 1843.)

Military History. —

Colonel, Artillery Corps, Nov. 7, 1905.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, April 1, 1906,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Died, May 9, 1918, at New Rochelle, N. Y.: Aged 74.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1918.

Buried, Beechwoods Cemetery, New Rochelle, NY.b


Thayer's Notes:

a Col. Lomia's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

[decorative delimiter]

b Col. Lomia's burial place is from his AOG obituary.


[image ALT: Valid HTML 4.01.]

Page updated: 27 Jan 14