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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1872

Vol. III
p189
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(Born Io.)

Abram E. Wood1

(Ap'd Io.)

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Abram Epperson Wood

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., 4th Cavalry, June 14, 1872.

p190 Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Richardson, Tex., Sep. 24 to Dec. 21, 1872, — Ft. Concho, Tex., Jan. 4 to May 23, 1873, — Ft. Clark, Tex., June 8, 1873 (on various scouts, June 30, 1873, to May 16, 1874), to Aug. 6, 1874, — Expedition to Indian Territory, Aug. 6 to Dec. 24, 1874, being engaged in the Action of Tule Cañon, Tex., Sep. 26, 1874, — Ft. Richardson, Tex., Dec. 28, 1874, to Mar. 14, 1875, — Ft. Sill, I. T., Mar. 21 to May, 1875, — Cheyenne Agency, Dak., to Jan., 1876, — and Ft. Reno, I. T., to Oct. 11, 1876; at the Military Academy, as Assistant Instructor of Cavalry

(First Lieut., 4th Cavalry, Nov. 25, 1876)

Tactics, Oct. 18, 1876, to Aug. 28, 1878; on frontier duty Scouting, Sep. 10 to Dec. 9, 1878, being engaged in several Fights, Sep., 1878, — at Ft. Reno, I. T., Dec. 9, 1878, to June 28, 1879, — Regimental Quartermaster, July 9, 1879, to Feb. 1, 1880, — Ft. Clark, Tex., to Oct. 18, 1879, — Ft. Garland, Col., to Mar., 1880. — Ft. Reno, I. T. (in the field in Oklahoma, I. T., Nov. 14, 1880, to Feb., 1881), to May 9, 1881, — Scouting in Colorado and Arizona, removing Indians, etc., to Nov. 17, 1881, — and Ft. Stanton, N. M. (on various expeditions between Jan., 1882 and Feb., 1883), to Mar. 10, 1883; on leave of absence in Europe, and

(Captain, 4th Cavalry, July 30, 1883)

witnessing manoeuvres of French Army, to Jan. 22, 1884; on frontier duty at Ft. Stanton, N. M., to May 29, 1884, — Ft. Huachuca, Ara. (on various expeditions between May 19, 1884, and July, 1886) to July 31, 1886, — Ft. Bowie, Ara. (on Scouts between Aug., 1886, and June, 1887), to Sep. 29, 1887, — and Ft. Huachuca, Ara. (sick leave of absence, July 15 to Nov. 14, 1888), to ––––

Vol. IV
p218
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: at San Francisco, Cal., 1890‑94. With his troop at the Yosemite National Park during the summers of 1891, 1892, 1893.

Died April 14, 1894, at the Presidio of San Francisco, Cal.: Aged 49.

Buried, San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, CA.


The Author's Note:

1 Abram E. Wood, before becoming a Cadet, served from Private to Second Lieutenant of 10th Iowa Volunteers during the Rebellion, from 1861 to 1865, and was engaged at Shiloh, Corinth, Jackson, Meridian, and all the operations of Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Sherman's Campaigns of 1864‑65.


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