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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1872

Vol. III
p187
2418

(Born Ill.)

William Abbot

(Ap'd Ill.)

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Born Hillsboro, IL.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., 9th Infantry, June 14, 1872.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Fred Steele, Wy., Sep. 29, 1872, to May, 1874, — Medicine Bow Station, May, 1874, — and at Spotted Tail Agency, Neb., to Sep. 26, 1875; and on leave of absence, to Mar. 27, 1876.

Resigned, Mar. 27, 1876.

Civil History. — Counselor at Law, Hillsborough, Ill., since 1875.

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

Civil History. — Attorney at Law, Hillsboro, Ill., 1875 to ––––

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

Military History. — Tendered services to Gov. Tanner, Ill., April 20, 1898, for Spanish-American War. — Offered, all members of company signing, Captaincy Co. E, 5th Regiment I. N. G., for Spanish-American War. — Declined.

Civil History. — Lawyer, real estate and loan agent, Hillsboro, Ill., since Nov., 1875. — Director Hillsboro National Bank since Jan., 1899. — President Coffeen National Bank since Jan., 1905. — Before entering West Point, served as 1st Sergeant Co. C, 70th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, June 6 to Oct. 23, 1862. — Residence, Hillsboro, Ill.

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

(Born Feb. 25, 1845.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 9th Infantry, June 14, 1872.

Resigned, March 27, 1876.

Civil History. — Lawyer, real estate and loan agent, Hillsboro, Ill., since November, 1875; Director Hillsboro National Bank since January, 1889; President Coffeen National Bank since January, 1905. Before entering the Military Academy, served as First Sergeant, Co. C, 70th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, June 6 to Oct. 23, 1862.

Died, Aug. 31, 1919, at Hillsboro, Ill.: Aged 74.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1920.º

Buried, Oak Grove Cemetery, Hillsboro, IL.


Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Abbot's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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