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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1870

Vol. III
p165
2367

(Born Md.)

Daniel H. Floyd

(Ap'd Ind.)

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Born Sep. 25, 1848, near Middletown, MD.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., 9th Cavalry, June 15, 1870.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Quitman, Tex., Feb. 5 to May 18, 1871, — Ft. Bliss, Tex., to Mar., 1872, — Ft. Clark, Tex., Apr. 27 to June 11, 1872, — Scouting, to July 31, 1872, — on Escort duty, to Mar., 1873, — Ft. Clark, Tex., to May 3, 1873, — Ringgold Barracks, Tex., to May 21, 1873, — Permitas and King's Ranch, Tex., to Sep. 9, 1873, — Ringgold Barracks, Tex., to Nov. 23, 1873 (witness before Court Martial at San Antonio, Tex., to Mar. 4, 1874), — and Edinburg, Tex., to June, 1874 (leave of absence, and sick, July 16, 1874, to May, 1875); in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), May 1, 1875, to

(Transferred to 18th Infantry, Sept. 18, 1875)

May 1, 1876, — Atlanta, Ga., June 24 to Aug. 25, 1876, — Edgefield, S. C., to Nov. 12, 1876, — Columbia, S. C., to Feb. 2, 1877, — Spartanburg, S. C., to Apr. 24, 1877, — Greenville, S. C., to July 5, 1877, — and Chattanooga, Ten., July 6 to Oct. 30, 1877 (leave of absence, Oct. 30 to p166Nov. 30, 1877), — and Nov. 30, 1877, to Apr. 12, 1879; on frontier

(First Lieut., 18th Infantry, July 1, 1879)

duty at Ft. Assinniboine, Mon., to Oct. 20, 1879, — Ft. Shaw, Mon. to Apr. 21, 1881, — Ft. Carroll and Rocky Point, Mon., to Nov. 18, 1881, — and Ft. Maginnis, Mon. (leave of absence, Oct. 3, 1882, to Apr. 6, 1883),

(Captain, Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, May 2, 1883)

to June 15, 1883; on Quartermaster duty at Ft. Huachuca, Ara., to June 1, 1886, — Buffalo, N. Y., to Nov. 22, 1887, — and St. Paul, Min., and as Assistant to the Chief Quartermaster of the Department of Dakota, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p205
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Assistant to Chief Quartermaster, Department of Dakota, Nov. 27, 1887 to June 30, 1892. — Depot Quartermaster, Columbus Barracks, O., to Nov. 25, 1893. — On sick leave till he

Died March 10, 1894, at Indianapolis, Ind.: Aged 45.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1894, for an obituary notice.

Buried, Crown Point Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN.b


Thayer's Notes:

a Capt. Floyd's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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b Not absolutely certain; but a page at Find-a‑Grave lists a Capt. D. H. Floyd buried in Indianapolis on March 11, 1894.


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