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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1872

Vol. III
p196
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(Born N. Y.)

Ralph Wilsonº Hoyt

(Ap'd N. Y.)

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Born Milo, NY.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., 11th Infantry, June 14, 1872.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Richardson, Tex., Sep. 24, 1872, to Aug. 11, 1876 (escorting Texas Pacific Railroad Survey, Dec. 9, 1872, to Apr. 2, 1873), — and Cheyenne Agency, Dak., Sep. 4, 1876, to Feb. 10, 1878, being engaged in the Capture of a Sioux band, Feb. 25, 1877 (leave of absence, to Aug. 2, 1878), and Aug. 2, 1878, to Dec. 29, 1879,

(First Lieut., 11th Infantry, June 7, 1879)

p197 — Regimental Quartermaster, June 7, 1879, to May 31, 1886, — Ft. Sully, Dak., to May 22, 1886, — Ft. A. Lincoln, Dak., to June 19, 1886, — and Quartermaster Depot, Bismarck, Dak., to Aug., 1887; and in garrison at Plattsburg Barracks, N. Y., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p223
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. —

(Captain of Infantry, 11th Infantry, Sept. 19, 1890)

Served: In command of company at Madison Barracks, N. Y., till p224Oct. 10, 1894. — Fort Huachuca, Ariz., till May 9, 1892. — San Carlos, Ariz., till Nov. 4, 1892. — Fort Apache, Ariz., till Sept. 7, 1895. — Indianapolis, Ind., on general recruiting service, till Oct. 1, 1897. — Whipple Barracks, Ariz., in command of company, till April 13, 1898. — In camp at Mobile, Ala., till June 5, 1898. — In camp at Tampa, Fla., till July 22, 1898. — On transport Mohawk (now Grant) till Aug. 2, 1898. — In campaign in Puerto Rico till Sept. 2, 1898. — On sick leave till Oct. 24, 1898. — On general recruiting service till May 10, 1899. — (Highly commended as commander of advance guard in the engagement at Hormigueros, P. R., Aug. 10, 1898, and again while commanding battalion in engagement near Las Marias, P. R., Aug. 13, 1898, the last regular engagement of the Spanish-American war.)

(Major of Infantry, 10th Infantry, May 16, 1899)

— In command of Fort Wood, N. Y. H., from May, 1899 to ––––

Vol. V
p194
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — In command of Fort Wood, N. Y. H., from May to Oct., 1899. — With regiment at Matanzas, Cuba, Oct., 1899. — In command Cardenas, Cuba, Oct., 1899 to July, 1900. — Commanding Battalion, Cienfuegos, Cuba, July, 1900 to Feb., 1901. — Commanding Fort Robinson, Nebraska, March, 1901 to Jan., 1902. — With regiment en route to Philippines till April, 1902. — Commanding Malabang, Mindanao, P. I., April till June, 1902, Lake Lanao expedition.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 14th Infantry, May 28, 1902)

— Transferred to 10th Infantry, Oct. 18, 1902. — Commanding Cotabato, Mindanao, P. I., June, 1902 to Feb., 1903. — A. A. G. (by detail) Feb. 4, 1903. — Adjutant-General, Department Luzon, Manila, P. I., Feb., 1903 to April, 1904.

(Colonel, 25th Infantry, Dec. 3, 1903)

En route to U. S. April and May, 1904. — Commanding regiment and Fort Niobrara, Neb., May, 1904 till July, 1906, Fort Bliss, Texas, Oct., 1906 to June, 1907. — Commanding Department of Texas, part of April p195and May, 1907. — With regiment en route to Philippine Islands till Sept., 1907. — Commanding post of Parang, Mindanao, P. I., Sept., 1907 to Dec., 1908. — In command Department of Mindanao, Dec., 1908 to Sept., 1909. — Appointed Civil Governor Moro Province, April, 1909 to Sept., 1909. — En route to U. S., Sept. 7 to Oct. 5, 1909, Transport Sheridan. — In garrison Fort Lawton, Wash., Oct. 5, 1909 to April 15, 1910.

(Brigadier-General, U. S. A., March 18, 1910)

— In command Fort D. A. Russell, Wyoming,º to –––––.

Civil History. — Member Sons of the American Revolution, Founders and Patriots of America. — Service medals: Spanish War, Philippine Insurrection.

Vol. VI
p174
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Oct. 9, 1849.)

Military History. —

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., March 18, 1910.

In command of Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo., to November, 1910; of Department of Texas, Nov. 14, 1910, to February, 1911; of 3rd Brigade, Maneuver Division, San Antonio, Texas, March to August, 1911; of Department of the Lakes, August, 1911, to February, 1913; of 7th Brigade, February to Oct. 9, 1913.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, Oct. 9, 1913,
By Operation of Law.

Civil History. — Member Sons of the American Revolution, Founders and Patriots of America. Service medals: Indian Wars, Spanish War, Philippine Insurrection.

Died, Nov. 3, 1920, at Penn Yan, N. Y.: Aged 71.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1921.º

Buried, Lakeview Cemetery, Penn Yan, NY.


Thayer's Note:

a Gen. Hoyt's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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