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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1874

Vol. III
p231
2533

(Born Ind.)

Luther R. Hare

(Ap'd Tex.)

25

Born Greencastle, IN.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1870, to June 17, 1874, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 7th Cavalry, June 17, 1874.

Served: in garrison at Colfax, La., Sep. 22, 1874, to Jan., 1876, — and Macomb City, Mis., Jan. 16 to Apr. 18, 1876; on frontier duty at Ft. Lincoln, Dak., to May 17, 1876, — Sioux Expedition, to Sep. 26, 1876, —

(First Lieut., 7th Cavalry, June 25, 1876)

Ft. Lincoln, Dak., to May 1, 1877 (leave of absence, Dec. 16, 1876, to Mar. 15, 1877), — and on Nez Percés Expedition, May 1 to Oct. 26, 1877, — and Ft. Lincoln, Dak., to Nov., 1877; in garrison at St. Louis, Mo., Nov. 22, 1877, to Jan., 1878; on frontier duty at Ft. Lincoln, Jan. to July 4, 1878, — Scouting, and at Bear Buttes, Dak., to Nov. 20, 1878, — Ft. Lincoln, Dak., Nov. 21, 1878, to May 26, 1879, — inspecting horses, to Oct. 1, 1879 (leave of absence, to Mar. 12, 1880), — Ft. A. Lincoln, Dak., to Nov. 16, 1880, — Ft. Totten, Dak., to Dec. 15, 1881, — Regimental Quartermaster, Nov. 30, 1881, to Nov. 7, 1883, — Ft. A. Lincoln, Dak., Dec. 15, 1881, to June 22, 1882, — and Ft. Meade, Dak., to Nov. 8, 1883; as Aide-de‑Camp to General Terry, Nov. 20, 1883, to May 10, 1886; as Inspector of Rifle Practice, Department of Dakota, Nov. 26 to Dec. 6, 1884, and May 6‑26, 1886, — and of the Division of the Missouri, June 1 to Aug. 10, 1886; on frontier duty at Ft. Meade, Dak., to Aug. 28, 1887, — Regimental Adjutant, Aug. 14, 1886, to July 20, 1887; as Aide-de‑Camp to Major-General Terry, Sep. 4, 1887, to Apr. 5, 1888; and on frontier duty at Ft. Riley, Kan.,º to –––––.

Vol. IV
p246
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Riley, Kan., to Nov. 24, 1890; in the field in South Dakota, in campaign against hostile Sioux Indians, to Dec. 7, 1890.

(Captain of Cavalry, 7th Cavalry, Dec. 29, 1890)

— Sick, to Jan. 3, 1891; garrison duty at Fort Riley, Kan., to Oct. 8, 1892; at Fort Sheridan, Ill., to April 28, 1896; at Fort Huachuca, Ariz. (being frequently in field in operations against renegade Indians), to May 6, 1898.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 1st Texas Volunteer Cavalry, May 15, 1898)

— With regiment in Texas, May, 1898 to

(Colonel, 1st Texas Volunteer Cavalry, June 2, 1898)

Nov. 14, 1898, being also Chief Mustering Officer, State of Texas, Sept. 17 to Nov. 21, 1898.

(Honorably Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Nov. 14, 1898)

p247 — With regiment at Macon, Ga., Dec. 1, 1898 to Jan., 1899; en route to and at Havana, Cuba, July 9, 1899.

(Colonel, 33d U. S. Volunteer Infantry, July 5, 1899)

— Commanding and organizing regiment at San Antonio, Tex., July to Sept. 15, 1899; en route to and in Philippines to ––––

(Brig.‑General, U. S. Volunteers, June 1, 1900)

Vol. V
p221
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Left San Francisco, Sept. 30, 1899 for Philippines, arriving Oct. 22, 1899; left on Northern Expedition with regiment, and participated in battles of San Fabian, Mangataim Bridge, San Jacinto, San Quintin, and pursuit and rescue of Lieutenant Gilmore, U. S. N.; afterwards commanded District of Ilocos Sur and Abra, until appointed

(Brigadier-General of Volunteers, June 1, 1900)

when he assumed command of 1st District, Department of Southern Luzon. Engaged in following battles and skirmishes: San Fabian, Nov. 7, 1899; San Jacinto, Nov. 11, 1899; San Jose, Dec. 6, 1899; Licaan –––––; Mangataim, Nov. 8, 1899; San Quintin, Dec. 4, 1899; Bacocucan, Jan. 25, 1900.

(Honorably discharged, June 20, 1901)

(Major, 12th U. S. Cavalry, Feb. 2, 1901)

(No record of services furnished by this officer. The above is his service in the 7th Cavalry.)

Major, U. S. A., Retired July 16, 1903,
for disability in the line of duty.

Vol. VI
p195
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Luther Rector Hare, Born Aug. 24, 1851.)

Military History. —

Major, 12th Cavalry, Feb. 2, 1901.

Major, U. S. A., Retired, July 16, 1903,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

At Austin, Texas, Inspector-instructor of Militia, Oct. 10, 1903, to June 30, 1905, and from May 29, 1908, to Jan. 15, 1911; recalled to active duty; at Austin, Texas, Professor of Military Science and Tactics at University of Texas, Jan. 23 to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., on Retired List, July 9, 1918)

Aug. 25, 1918; at Abilene, Texas, commanding Students' Army Training Corps, Simmons College, Aug. 26, 1918, to Feb. 15, 1919.

Vol. VII
p123
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Major, U. S. A., Retired, July 16, 1903,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Lieutenant-Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, July 9, 1918,
Act of July 9, 1918.

Awarded two Silver Stars and

Cited "for gallantry in action against insurgent forces at San Jacinto, Luzon, P. I., Nov. 11, 1899," and again "for gallantry in action in the pursuit of superior forces of the enemy under the insurgent General Tinio in Northern Luzon, P. I., Dec. 4‑18, 1899, through a most dangerous and difficult country, through hardships and exposure, thereby forcing the enemy to liberate 22 American prisoners held by him, Dec. 18, 1899."

Died, Dec. 22, 1929, at Noblesville, Ind.: Aged 78.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1931.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

a His birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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