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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1872

Vol. III
p186
2417

(Born Pa.)

Emerson Griffith

(Ap'd Pa.)

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Born Uwchlan Township, Chester Co., PA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1868, to June 14, 1872, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 13th Infantry, June 14, 1872.

Served: on frontier duty at Camp Brown, Wy., Sep. 20, 1872, to Sep. 24, 1874 (leave of absence, Mar. 2 to July 3, 1874); conducting insane p187soldiers to Washington, D. C., to Oct. 23, 1874; in garrison at New Orleans, La., to June 1, 1875, — Vicksburg, Mis., June 4, 1875, to Oct. 1,

(First Lieut., 13th Infantry, June 10, 1876)

1876 (leave of absence, Nov. 4 to Dec. 4, 1875), Holly Springs, Mis., to Oct. 13, 1876 (leave of absence, to Dec. 1, 1876), — New Orleans, La., to May 21, 1877, — Lake Charles, La., May 26 to Dec. 4, 1877, — Mt. Vernon Barracks, Ala., Dec. 11, 1877, to June 26, 1880; on leave of absence, to Dec. 24, 1880; on frontier duty at Ft. Wingate, N. M., to Feb. 27, 1882, — Ft. Cummings, N. M., to Apr. 13, 1882, — Ft. Wingate, N. M., to Sep. 12, 1883, — Ft. Stanton, N. M., to Dec. 27, 1883, — Ft. Wingate, N. M. (Scouting, Aug.‑Sep., 1886), to June 5, 1888, — Ft. Elliott, Tex. to Apr. 18, 1889, — and in the Oklahoma Country, I. T., to Oct. 30, 1889; and on sick leave of absence, to Jan. 29, 1890.

Vol. IV
p217
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Reno, Okla., from Jan. 1, 1891 to Feb. 24, 1891.

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

— Residence, West Chester, Pa.

Vol. V
p187
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Retired officer. — Residence, West Chester, Pa.

Vol. VI
p169
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Feb. 27, 1848.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 13th Infantry, June 10, 1876.

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

After retirement, resided at West Chester, Pa.

Died, Jan. 29, 1914, at West Chester, Pa.: Aged 66.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1914.

Buried, Oaklands Cemetery, West Chester, PA.


Thayer's Note:

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


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