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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1870

Vol. III
p162
2359

(Born Mo.)

Sebree Smith

(Ap'd Kan.)

48

Born June 21, 1851.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1866, to June 15, 1870, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 6th Cavalry, June 15, 1870.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Richardson, Tex., Oct. 13, 1870, to Apr. 20, 1871 (Camp on Little Wichita River, Tex., Jan. 10 to Mar. 13, 1871), — Camp near Ft. Sill, I. T., and Fts. Harker and Hays, Kan., Apr. to Nov., 1871, — Ft. Riley, Kan., Nov. 8, 1871, to May 3, 1872, — Ft. Dodge, Kan., June 28, 1872, to July 7, 1873 (leave of absence, Dec. 4,

(First Lieut., 6th Cavalry, Oct. 4, 1872)

1872, to Jan. 10, 1873), — Regimental Quartermaster, May 17, 1873, to Apr. 4, 1874, — Camp near Ft. Hays, Kan., July 12 to Oct. 18, 1873, — Ft. Hays, Kan., to June 18, 1874, — Ft. Gibson, I. T., to Aug., 1874 (Scouting, June‑July, 1874), — Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency, Aug. to Nov., 1874, — Expedition in Indian Territory, Dec. 21, 1874, to Mar., 1875, — Camp, North Fork of Red River, Tex., Mar.‑Apr., 1875, — Ft. Dodge, Kan., June 1 to Aug. 2, 1875, — and Camp Verde, Ara., Oct. 9, 1875, to Mar. 20, 1877; in garrison at Washington Arsenal, D. C.,

(Transferred to 2d Artillery, Feb. 9, 1877)

May 14 to July 18, 1877; suppressing Railroad Disturbances in West Virginia and Maryland, July 18 to Aug. 10, 1877; and in garrison at Washington Arsenal, D. C., Aug. 10, 1877, to Apr. 29, 1878, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), May 1, 1878, to May 1, 1880, — Ft. McHenry, Md., to Jan. 16, 1881, — Washington Barracks, D. C., to June 3, 1885, — Regimental Quartermaster, Jan. 20, 1881, to May 5, 1887, — St. Augustine, Fla., to June 2, 1887 (leave of absence, to Oct. 1, 1887), — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to Oct. 24, 1889, — and Ft. Adams, R. I., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p203
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Stationed at Fort Adams, R. I., from Nov. 1, 1893 to Sept. 11, 1895, and Fort Warren, Mas., from Sept. 11, 1895 to May 7, 1898.

(Captain of Artillery, 3d Artillery, March 8, 1898)

— At Fort Canby, Wash., in command of Battery M, 3d Artillery, from May 17, 1898 to June 8, 1898. — In command Fort Stevens, Ore., and the sub‑post at Chinook Point, Wash., from June 8, 1898 to Apr. 27, 1899. — At Vancouver Barracks, Wash., for medical treatment, April 28 to June 6, 1899. — At Government Hospital, Washington, D. C., from June 14, 1899 to ––––

Vol. V
p175
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — At Government Hospital, Washington, D. C., from June 14, 1899 to Aug. 7, 1900. — Leave by permission of hospital authorities Aug. 7, 1900 to July 5, 1901.

Died July 5, 1901, at Catonsville, Md.: Aged 50.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1902, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Smith's birthdate is from his tombstone, q.v.


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