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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1873

Vol. III
p220
2503

(Born Ind.)

Hugh T. Reed

(Ap'd Ind.)

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Born Richmond, IN.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., 1st Infantry, June 13, 1873.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Gratiot, Mich., Sep. 30, 1873, to July 21, 1874; on frontier duty at Ft. Sully, Dak., Aug. 6, 1874, to May 22, 1876 (conducting insane soldiers to Washington, D. C., Sep. 16 to October 30, 1875), — Ft. Rice, Dak., May 31 to Nov. 10, 1876, — Ft. Sully, Dak., Nov. 15, 1876, to Apr. 24, 1877, — on Nez Percés Expedition and conducting Indian Prisoners to Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., May 23 to Nov., 1877, — and Lower Brulé Agency, Dak., Dec. 13, 1877, to Dec. 21, 1877 (leave of absence, Dec. 21, 1877, to Aug. 30, 1878); on Signal duty at Ft. Whipple, Va., Aug. 30, 1878, to Jan. 27, 1879; on leave of absence,

(First Lieut., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1879)

to Mar. 1, 1879, and on sick leave, to Sep. 20, 1879; on frontier duty at Ft. Randall, Dak., to Feb. 7, 1880; on sick leave, to Aug. 23, 1880; as p221Professor of Military Science and Tactics, Southern Illinois Normal University, to July 1, 1883; on delay, to Aug. 8, 1883; on frontier duty at Ft. Apache, Ara., to Nov. 23, 1883, — and at Ft. Lowell, Ara., to July 19, 1884; and on sick leave of absence, to Apr. 23, 1889.

Retired from Active Service, Apr. 23, 1889,
for Disability incurred in Line of Duty.

Civil History. — Inspector-General of the State of Indiana, Sep. 2, 1881, to Feb. 7, 1882. Commandant of Cadets, Northwestern Military Academy, Sep. 19, 1888, to June 13, 1889. Author of the "Dakota Indian Chart," 1877; of "Dakota Winter Counts," 1880; and of several Tactical Works. Residence, Chicago, Ill.

Vol. IV
p238
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Retired officer. — Served: On college duty as Professor of Military Science at the Howe School, Lima, Ind., from Aug. 12, 1897 to ––––

Civil History. — Army member of a Transportation Commission, appointed in the interest of the Field-Columbian Museum, Chicago, to visit foreign countries, 1894‑96. — Author of Cadet Life at West Point, 1896. -- President (or Treasurer) of the Crown Pen Co., Chicago, from July 1, 1887 to Oct. 23, 1897. — Chief of Engineers of the Illinois National Guard (with the rank of captain), from March 1 to May 13, 1898. — Colonel of a regiment of volunteer infantry recruited in Cook County, Ill., April 23 to Aug. 13, 1898 (the regiment not having been called into the United States service during the Spanish-American war, for which it was raised, it was disbanded). — Author of Indian Campaigning, 1899. — Publisher, Chicago, since Jan. 1, 1887.

Vol. V
p209
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Retired officer. Served: On college duty as Professor of Military Science at the Howe School, Lima, Ind., from Aug. 12, 1897 to Aug. 31, 1906. — Awarded by Congress an Indian War Badge, for service in Sioux Indian campaigns of 1876 and 1877 and for service in Nez Perces Indian campaign of 1877.

Civil History. — Publisher, Chicago, Jan. 1, 1887 to Jan. 1, 1907. — Post-office address, care Army Headquarters, Chicago, Ill. — Colonel, on Staff of Gov. Mead, of Washington, from Jan. 1, 1908 to Jan. 1, 1909.

Vol. VI
p187
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Aug. 17, 1850.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1879.

First Lieut., U. S. A., Retired, April 23, 1889,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Inspector-General of Indiana, 1881‑1882; at Highland Park, Ill., Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Northwestern Military Academy, 1888‑1889; at Lima, Ind., Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Howe School, 1897‑1906; Chief Engineer, Illinois National Guard, 1898; Colonel on Staff of Governor Durbin of Indiana, 1901‑1903; Colonel on Staff of Governor Mead of Washington, 1908‑1909;

(Captain, U. S. A., on Retired List, June 3, 1916)

Civil History. — Author of Signal Tactics, 1880 (2nd Edition, 1883); Cadet Regulations, 1881; Upton's Infantry Tactics, Abridged and Revised, 1882; U. S. Artillery Tactics, Abridged, 1882; U. S. Cavalry Tactics, Abridged, 1882; Military Science and Tactics, 1882 (7th Edition, 1889); Standard Infantry Tactics, 1883 (8th Edition, 1890); Broom Tactics, 1888; Knights of the Globe Tactics, 1896; Cadet Life at West Point, 1896 (3rd Edition, 1911); a paper on the Mexican Military Academy, 1904, etc.; publisher of his own books, 1886‑1906; President and Treasurer of Crown Pen Co. of Chicago, 1886‑1897; inventor of metallic shelving; of a fountain pen; of the simplex calendar, of a folding checker board, of a folding cash box; member of the Military Order of the Indian Wars; medal for Indian War service.

Vol. VII
p118
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

First Lieutenant, 1st Infantry, July 1, 1879.

First Lieutenant, U. S. A., Retired, April 23, 1889,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Captain, U. S. A., Retired, June 3, 1916.

Civil History: — Author of Signal Tactics, 1880 (2nd Edition, 1883); Cadet Regulations, 1881; Upton's Infantry Tactics, Abridged and Revised, 1882; U. S. Artillery Tactics, Abridged, 1882; U. S. Cavalry Tactics, Abridged, 1882; Military Science and Tactics, 1882 (7th Edition, 1889); Standard Infantry Tactics, 1883 (8th Edition, 1890); Broom Tactics, 1888; Knights of the Globe Tactics, 1896; Cadet Life at West Point, 1896 (3rd Edition, 1911); a paper on the Mexican Military Academy, 1904, etc.; publisher of his own books, 1886‑1906; President and Treasurer of Crown Pen Co. of Chicago, 1886‑1897; inventor of metallic shelving; of a fountain pen; of the simplex calendar, of a folding checker board, of a folding cash box; member of the Military Order of the Indian Wars; medal for Indian War service.

Vol. VIII
p49
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Capt., Ret., June 3, 1916.

Died, Nov. 29, 1934, at Great Barrington, Mass.: Aged 84.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1935.º

Buried, West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY.


Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Reed's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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