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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1872

Vol. III
p197
2444

(Born Ireland)

Austin Henely

(Ap'd at Large)

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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., 6th Cavalry, June 14, 1872.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Hays, Kan., Sep. 30, 1872, to Apr. 19, 1873, — Ft. Dodge, Kan., Apr. 23 to Oct. 7, 1873, — Ft. Hays, Kan., Oct. 18, 1873, to May 5, 1874, — Ft. Dodge, Kan., May 10 to Nov. 18, 1874 (Scouting, May 14 to June 15, 1874, and June 20 to July 5, 1874, and on Expedition to Indian Territory, Aug. 13 to Dec. 26, 1874), — Ft. Lyon, Col., to Aug. 10, 1875 (leave of absence, May 21 to July 31, 1875), p198Camp Bowie, Ara., Aug. 24, 1875, to Jan., 1877, — Camp Apache,

(First Lieut., 6th Cavalry, Nov. 15, 1876)

Ara., to May 13, 1877, — Camp Verde, Ara., May 25, 1877, to May, 1878, — and in command of Indian Scouts in the field, to July 11, 1878, when by a flood he was

Drowned, July 11, 1878, near Camp Supply, Ara.: Aged 30.

Buried, Fort Bowie Post Cemetery, Bowie, AZ.


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