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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1870

Vol. III

(Born Pa.)

Robert N. Price

(Ap'd Pa.)


Robert Newton Price: Born Philadelphia, PA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1865, to June 15, 1870, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 10th Cavalry, June 15, 1870.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Sill, I. T., Oct. 25, 1870, to July 5, 1871; Santa Fé, N. M., under civil control, to Mar. 12, 1872, — and at Ft. Sill, I. T., to Apr. 27, 1872.

Resigned, Apr. 27, 1872.

Civil History. — Manufacture of Stationery, at Philadelphia, Pa., 1872‑78. Unknown, 1878‑89.

Died, Apr. 5, 1889, at Denver, Col.: Aged 42.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1889, for an obituary notice.º

Buried, Philadelphia, PA.b

Thayer's Notes:

a Lt. Price's full name is from his AOG obituary, which also calls Philadelphia his "native city".

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b I've been unable to discover where precisely Lt. Price was buried, but his AOG obituary states that he was laid to rest from his father's home in Philadelphia.

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