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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1867

Vol. III
p94
2187

(Born D. C.)

Sedgwick Pratt1

(Ap'd Ala.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 9, 1863, to June 17, 1867, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, June 17, 1867.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Independence, Mas., Oct. 1, 1867, to Mar., 1869, — Ft. Jefferson, Fla., Apr. 19, 1869, to May 18, 1871; on leave of absence, May 18 to Nov. 24, 1871; in garrison at Key West, Fla., to

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Sep. 21, 1871)

July 20, 1872; at the Military Academy, as Assistant Professor of Drawing, Aug. 28, 1872, to Aug. 30, 1874, — as Principal Assistant Professor of Drawing, Aug. 30, 1874, to Aug. 30, 1876, — and Assistant Instructor of Infantry Tactics, Dec. 21‑30, 1872, and Dec. 20, 1873, to Jan. 3, 1874; and in garrison at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., Sep. 13 to Nov. 17, 1876, — Washington Arsenal, D. C., Nov. 20, 1876, to Apr. 30, 1877, — Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., May 1, 1877, to Apr. 30, 1880, except while engaged in suppressing Railroad Disturbances in Maryland and Pennsylvania, July 22 to Oct. 24, 1877 — Quartermaster, 3d Artillery, Nov. 1, 1877, to May 1, 1880, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), to May 1, 1884, — Quartermaster, 3d Artillery, May 20, 1884, to Mar. 1, 1887, — St. Augustine, Fla., to May 30, 1885, — and Washington Barracks, D. C., to Aug. 28, 1888; and at the Military Academy as Assistant Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, Aug. 28, 1888, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p171
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At U. S. M. A., West Point, N. Y., as Assistant Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, Aug. 28, 1888 to Aug. 17, 1893. — In garrison at Fort McPherson, Ga., Sept. 2, 1893 to Oct. 17, 1894.

(Captain of Artillery, 3d Artillery, Oct. 10, 1894)

— In garrison at St. Augustine, Fla., Oct. 18, 1894 to Oct. 17, 1896. — (Special Inspector of Lake City, Fla., Agricultural College, May, 1895.) — In command of Fort Mason, San Francisco, Cal., Oct. 23, 1896 to –––––; Member of Board of officers to conduct battery competitions of 3d Artillery, 1895 and 1897. — Served in Spanish-American war in command of battalion, 3d Artillery, at Fort Point, San Francisco, Cal., as part of the harbor defenses of San Francisco, Cal., April 28 to Sept. 4, 1898. — Member of Board of officers to devise a system of fire control for San Francisco Harbor, April, 1898. — U. S. Mustering Officer, Sept. 3, 1898 to Jan. 5, 1899. — Chief Mustering Officer for State of California, Jan. 5, 1899 to –––––; Member of several boards of officers for the examination of officers for promotion, 1897‑99, and of several boards of officers for the examination of candidates for appointment as 2d Lieutenant in the army. — Acting Artillery Inspector, Department of California, Aug. 3, 1899 to ––––

Vol. V
p141
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: In command of Fort Mason, San Francisco, Cal., Oct. 23, 1896 to Aug., 1900, and at Fort Winfield Scott, Cal., to April, 1901. — Acting Artillery Inspector, Department of California, Aug. 3, 1899 to April, 1901. — At Fort Wadsworth, N. Y., April, 1901 to June, 1903. — Member of Board of Officers to determine comparative efficiencies of the horizontal and vertical base systems of fire direction and fire control, 1903. — Member of the Board of Engineers, U. S. A., 1901‑03, and of the Board of Ordnance and Fortifications, 1902‑03.

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

— Detailed to General Staff, May, 1903, and served on special duty at Headquarters Department of the Columbia, June, 1903 to Jan., 1904.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Artillery Corps, Aug. 10, 1903)

— Served as Artillery Inspector and as Inspector-General, Division of the Pacific, Jan., 1904 to March, 1906. — Detailed Inspector-General, U. S. A., June, 1905.

(Colonel, Artillery Corps, Feb. 9, 1906)

— In command of Artillery District of the Potomac, June, 1906.

Brig.‑General, U. S. A., Retired June 22, 1906,
at his own request, after over 40 Years' Service.

— Residence, 500 Del Rosa Drive, Pasadena, Cal.

Vol. VI
p126
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born May 20, 1845.)

Military History. —

Colonel, Artillery Corps, Feb. 9, 1906.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, June 22, 1906,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., on Retired List, June 22, 1906,
Act of April 23, 1904.

Died, March 25, 1920, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 74.


The Author's Notes:

1 Son of Bvt. Lieut.‑Colonel Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Henry C. Pratt, Paymaster, U. S. Army. Before becoming a Cadet, was Second Lieut., 4th New York Heavy Artillery Volunteers, and served three months on the Staff of Brigadier-General G. A. De Russy.


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