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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1873

Vol. III
p213
2485

(Born N. C.)

Robert London

(Ap'd N. C.)

18

Born 1850.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1869, to June 13, 1873, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 5th Cavalry, June 13, 1873.

Served: joining regiment, Oct. 1 to Dec. 19, 1873, — Camp Apache,p214 Ara., Dec. 19, 1873, to Feb. 2, 1874, and Nov. 20, 1874, to July 17, 1875, — San Carlos, Ara., and Scouting, Feb. 2 to Nov. 20, 1874, being engaged in Actions near Pinal Mountain, Ara., Mar. 8 and 15, 1874, — Ft. Gibson, I. T., Sep. 19 to Dec. 10, 1875 (leave of absence, to Feb. 20, 1876), — St. Louis Barracks, Mo., to Jan. 13, 1876, — Big Horn and Yellowstone Expedition, June 20 to October 24, 1876, being engaged in the Action on Indian Creek, Neb., July 17, 1876, and Combat of Slim Buttes, Dak., Sep. 9‑10, 1876, — Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., Nov. 2, 1876, to May 29, 1877, — Scouting, to Oct. 25, 1877, — Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., Oct. 25, 1877, to June, 1878 (leave of absence, Dec. 9, 1877, to Mar. 13, 1878), — Ft. Hall Agency, I. T., June to Nov., 1898, — Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., 1878,º to July 12, 1879, — Ft. McKinney, Wy., to Oct. 17, 1879, — Ft.

(First Lieut., 5th Cavalry, May 1, 1879)

D. A. Russell, Wy., to Apr. 29, 1880, — Ft. Laramie, Wy., to Apr. 7, 1883, — Ft. Sidney, Neb., to July, 1883, — Ft. Niobrara, Neb., to May 8, 1885, — Ft. Reno, I. T., to Dec., 1885, — Ft. Riley, Kan., and in the Oklahoma Country, to July 25, 1877, — Regimental Quartermaster, Mar. 11, 1887, to –––––, — and Ft. Reno, I. T., to Nov. 2, 1888; on sick leave of absence, Nov. 2, 1888, to Apr. 29, 1889; and on frontier duty at Ft. Reno, I. T., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p235
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — (Regimental quartermaster, March 11, 1887 to Sept. 30, 1890) Served: At Fort Reno, Okla., to Sept., 1890. — On recruiting service in Philadelphia, Pa., Oct., 1890 to Jan., 1891, and at Newark, N. J., to Oct. 1, 1892;

(Captain of Cavalry, 5th Cavalry, Jan. 14, 1892)

and on leave until he

Died Dec. 12, 1892, at Birmingham, Ala.: Aged 42.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1893, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.º

Buried, Oakdale Cemetery, Wilmington, NC.


Thayer's Note:

a Capt. London's year of birth is from his tombstone, q.v.


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