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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1871

Vol. III
p182
2405

(Born Tex.)

Thomas S. Mumford1

(Ap'd at Large)

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Born Fort Brown, TX.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1867, to June 12, 1871, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 9th Cavalry, June 12, 1871.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Griffin, Tex., Nov. 20, 1871, to Feb. 23, 1872, — Ft. Clark, Tex., Mar. 23 to May 30, 1872, — commanding Indian Scouts, and on Signal Duty, June to Sep. 1872, — Ft. Fred Steele,

(Transferred to 13th Infantry, June 13, 1872)

Wy., Nov. 14, 1872, to Feb. 19, 1873, — Camp Douglas, Utah, Mar. 5,

(First Lieut., 13th Infantry, Jan. 8, 1873)

1873, to Aug. 9, 1874; as Adjutant on Big Horn Expedition, Aug. 13 to Oct. 6, 1874; in garrison at Jackson Barracks, La., Oct. 17 to Nov. 28, 1874, — New Orleans, La., to July 10, 1875, — Holly Springs, Mis., to Nov. 16, 1875 (leave of absence, Dec. 21, 1874, to Jan. 21, 1875, and July 11 to Oct. 12, 1875), — New Orleans, La., to July 17, 1876, — Lewisburg, La., July 17 to Oct. 17, 1876, — New Orleans, La., to May 21, 1877 (leave of absence, Oct. 17 to Nov. 26, 1876), — Lake Charles, La., May 26 to Sep. 2, 1877, — and Jackson Barracks, La., Sep. 7, 1877, to July 1, 1878; on leave of absence, July 1 to Nov. 1, 1878; in garrison at Jackson Barracks, La., Nov. 1, 1878, to June, 1879, — Atlanta, Ga., to Nov., 1879, — and Jackson Barracks, La., to Apr. 13, 1880; on sick leave of absence, to May 13, 1881; on frontier duty at Ft. Lewis, Col., May 20 to Nov. 1, 1881, — Ft. Cummings, N. M., to Mar. 1, 1882, — Regimental Quartermaster, Mar. 1, 1882, to Sep. 1, 1886, — Ft. Wingate, N. M., to June 20, 1884, — and Santa Fé, N. M., to Sep. 1, 1886; on General Recruiting Service, St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 1, 1886, to Oct. 1, 1887, and Baltimore, Md., to Oct. 1, 1888; and on frontier duty at Ft. Elliott, Tex., to Apr. 18, 1889, — Oklahoma, I. T., Apr. 20, 1889, to ––––.

Vol. IV
p214
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Elliott, Tex., from April 20 to June 30, 1889. — On sick leave to Oct. 14, 1890. — At Fort Sill, Okla., until

Retired from Active Service, for disability in the line of duty,
with the rank of Captain, Feb. 24, 1891.

Note: In Register, 3D edition, last line of entry No. 2405, strike out "Oklahoma, I. T." and all that follows it.

Vol. V
p185
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

(Name erroneously given in Vol. IV as Thomas M. Mumford)

Civil History. — Inspector-General Maryland National Guard, 1896‑1900. — Acting Quartermaster-General, Maryland National Guard during Spanish-American War. — Banking business, Baltimore, Md., since 1900.

Vol. VI
p165
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Thomas Staniford Mumford, Born July 21, 1849.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 13th Infantry, Jan. 8, 1873.

Captain, U. S. A., Retired, Feb. 24, 1891,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Inspector-General, National Guard of Maryland, 1896‑1900

(Acting Quartermaster-General, National Guard of Maryland,
During Spanish-American War.)

Civil History. — Engaged in banking business in Baltimore, Md., 1897‑1907.

Vol. VII
p107
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Captain, U. S. A., Retired, Feb. 24, 1891,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Civil History: — Engaged in banking business in Baltimore, Md., 1897‑1907.

Vol. VIII
p46
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Capt., Ret., Feb. 24, 1891.

Vol. IX
p36
[Supplement, Vol. IX: 1940‑1950]

Military History: —

Capt Ret 24 Feb 1891.

Died Lake Mohawk NY 20 Aug 41: Aged 92.


The Author's Note:

1 Son of Captain Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.F. S. Mumford, Class of 1838.

This note appears with slight variants — abbreviations, expansions, typos — in the initial entry in Vol. III, and in Vols. V‑VIII (but not Vol. IV).

Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Mumford's birthplace is from the memorial article and biographical sketch at West Point Association of Graduates.


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