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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1868

Vol. III
p127
2272

(Born Cal.)

William H. Coombs

(Ap'd Cal.)

54

Born 1846, Yolo County, CA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1864, to June 15, 1868, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 8th Cavalry, June 15, 1868.

Served: on frontier duty, joining company, and at Ft. McDermitt, Nev., Nov. 1, 1868, to Mar. 5, 1869; and on leave of absence, to Mar. 18, 1869.

Resigned, Mar. 18, 1869.

Civil History. — Unknown, nothing authentic having been received.

Vol. IV
p186
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Unknown.

Vol. V
p156
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Unknown.

Died Dec. 8, 1900, at Napa City, Cal.: Aged 54.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1901, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Buried, Tulocay Cemetery, Napa, CA.


Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Coombs's birth data are from his AOG obituary.


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