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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1868

Vol. III
p125
2266

(Born Va.)

Loyall Farragut1

(Ap'd Va.)

48

Born Norfolk, VA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1863, to June 15, 1868, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 21st Infantry, June 15, 1868.

Served: in garrison at Norfolk, Va., Jan. 1 to Mar., 1869 (leave of

(Transferred to 5th Artillery, Apr. 13, 1869)

absence, to May 15, 1869), — Ft. Warren, Mas., to Aug., 1869, — and Ft. Preble, Me., to Sep. 28, 1871; and on leave of absence, to Apr. 25, 1872.

Resigned, Apr. 25, 1872.

Civil History. — Secretary to the President of the Central Railroad of New Jersey, 1872‑75. Author of the "Life of Admiral Farragut, U. S. Navy," 1879. In the employ of the Central Railroad of New Jersey, since 1879. Residence, New York city.

Vol. IV
p185
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — In employ of Central Railroad Company of New Jersey, from 1879 to –––––; Editor of Life and Letters of Admiral Farragut. — Residence, New York, N. Y.

Vol. V
p155
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — In employ of Central Railroad Company of New Jersey, from 1879 to 1900. — Residence, New York, N. Y.

Vol. VI
p137
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Oct. 12, 1844.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 21st Infantry, June 15, 1868.

Transferred to 5th Artillery, April 13, 1869.

Resigned, April 25, 1872.

Civil History. — Secretary to the President of the Central Railroad of New Jersey, 1872‑75; in employ of the Central Railroad of New York, 1879 to 1900; author of Life of Admiral Farragut; resided in New York City.

Died, Oct. 1, 1916, at Ashfield, Mass.: Aged 72.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1917.

Buried, Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY.


The Author's Note:

1 Loyall Farragut, before becoming a Cadet, served, 1861‑63, as Secretary to his father, Admiral D. G. Farragut, U. S. Navy, and was on board the flag-ship Hartford during the passage of the enemy's batteries at Port Hudson and Grand Gulf, Mississippi River, 1863.


Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Farragut's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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