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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1872

Vol. III
p201
2455

(Born Pa.)

Alexander Ogle

(Ap'd Pa.)

45

Born Apr. 12, 1849, Somerset, PA.a

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

Second Lieut., 17th Infantry, June 14, 1872.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Rice, Dak., Oct. 2, 1872, to Oct. 6, 1873, — Ft. Abercrombie, Dak., Oct. 10, 1873, to May 14, 1874 (absent sick, Jan. 18 to Mar. 20, 1874), — Ft. Rice, Dak., June 9 to Aug., 1874, — Ft. A. Lincoln, Dak., to Oct. 19, 1876 (leave of absence, Nov. 22, 1875, to Jan. 23, 1876, and Oct. 19 to Dec. 1, 1876), — Standing Rock Agency, Dak., to May, 1877, — Ft. Rice, Dak., May 2, 1877, to Jan., 1878, — Standing Rock Agency, Dak., Jan. 23 to Mar. 7, 1878, — Pembina, Dak., p202to June 28, 1878 (leave of absence, to Aug. 24, 1878), — Standing Rock

(First Lieut., 17th Infantry, June 28, 1878)

Agency, Dak., and Ft. Yates, Dak., Aug. 24, 1878 (Scouting, Sep., 1880), to Sep. 9, 1884; in garrison at Columbus Barracks, O., to Oct. 5, 1887; on frontier duty at Ft. Bridger, Wy., to Jan. 28, 1889, — and Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., to –––––; and as Regimental Adjutant, Jan. 30 to July 1, 1889.

Vol. IV
p227
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo., to May, 1890. — As Professor of Military Science and Tactics, Ohio State University, Columbus, O., June 2, 1890 to May 26, 1891. — On sick leave of absence until he

Died, Aug. 8, 1891, at Pittsburg, Pa.: Aged 42.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1892, for an obituary notice.


Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Ogle's birth data are from his AOG obituary.


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