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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1874

Vol. III
p233
2539

(Born Va.)

Christian C. Hewitt

(Ap'd W. Va.)

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Christian Cyrus Hewitta

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

Second Lieut., 19th Infantry, June 17, 1874.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Wallace, Kan., Sep. 29, 1874, to June 21, 1876, being engaged in a Fight on Sappa Creek, Kan., Apr. 23, 1875, — measuring road from Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to Salt Lake, Utah, June 22 to Oct. 7, 1876 (leave of absence, to Jan. 7, 1877), — Ft. Wallace, Kan., to June 3, 1877, — Ft. Lyon, Col., June 13, 1877 (sick leave of absence, Mar. 4 to June 2, 1878), to Mar. 6, 1880, — Camp Quapaw, I. T. (commanding detached Camp, near Coffeyville, Kan., Oct. 7, 1880, to Jan. 7, 1881), to July 29, 1881, — Ft. Gibson, I. T., to Nov. 1, 1881, — Ft. Brown, Tex., to Dec. 12, 1882, — Ft. Clark, Tex., and Scouting, to Oct. 24, 1887,

(First Lieut., 19th Infantry, June 15, 1882)

— Regimental Adjutant, Mar. 31, 1887, to –––––; and San Antonio, Tex., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p248
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — (Regimental Adjutant, to March 31, 1891) Served: At San Antonio, Tex., to May 8, 1890; at Ft. Wayne, Mich., to July 28, 1892.

(Captain of Infantry, 19th Infantry, June 4, 1892)

— On recruiting service, at Indianapolis, Ind., July 31 to Oct. 4, 1892; at Wheeling, W. Va., to June 15, 1893, and at Chattanooga, Ten., to Jan. 31, 1894. — On sick leave to April 12, 1894. — On recruiting service at Canton, O., to July 3, 1894. — Garrison duty at Fort Wayne, Mich., to Aug. 30, 1895. — Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the West Virginia University, Morgantown, W. Va., Sept. 1, 1895 to Dec. 15, 1897. — On sick leave (on recruiting service at Toledo, O., May to July, 1898) to Nov., 1898. — En route to and with regiment at Ponce, P. R., to Feb., 1899; at Lares, P. R., to April, 1899. — En route to and at Camp Meade, Pa., to July, 1899; on recruiting service at Syracuse, N. Y., to Jan. 1, 1900. — On sick leave to ––––

Vol. V
p222
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. —

Major, U. S. A., Retired Feb. 2, 1901,
disability in line of duty.

Died, Oct. 3, 1905, at Wheeling, West Va.: Aged 57.


Thayer's Note:

a His middle name is from Heitman's Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army.


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