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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1875

Vol. III
p246
2572

(Born N. Y.)

Stanton A. Mason

(Ap'd N. Y.)

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Born Sep. 11, 1852.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1871, to June 16, 1875, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Cavalry, June 16, 1875.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Sill, I. T., Sep. 30, 1875, to Aug. 2, 1876, — Camp Robinson, Neb., Aug. 21 to Nov. 1, 1876, — Powder River Expedition, to Jan. 9, 1877, — Camp Robinson, Neb., to May 26, 1877 (leave of absence, Feb. 19 to Mar. 27, 1877), — Ft. Sill, I. T., July 7, 1877, to Jan. 26, 1878, — Ft. Clark, Tex., Feb. 28 to June 26, 1878 (detached service, Mar. 28 to May 3, 1878), — Ft. Duncan, Tex., June 27 to Sep. 23, 1878, — and Ft. Clark, Tex., to Oct. 11, 1878; on sick leave of absence, Oct. 11 to Dec. 31, 1878; on frontier duty at Ft. Clark, Tex., and

(First Lieut., 4th Cavalry, Apr. 2, 1879)

Scouting, to June 11, 1879, — Ft. Duncan, Tex., to July 6, 1879, — Ft. Reno, I. T., to May 27, 1880, — Indian Expedition in New Mexico, to Dec., 1880, — Ft. Reno, I. T., to Nov. 18, 1881, — Ft. Cummings, N. M. (Scouting, Apr. to July, 1882, and Mar. 27 to Sep. 5, 1883, and on leave of absence, Dec. 17, 1882, to Mar. 13, 1883), to Feb. 9, 1884, — Ft. Bayard, N. M., to June 12, 1884, — and Ft. Lowell, Ara., to Aug. 2, 1885; on leave of absence, to Sep. 28, 1885; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., to June 28, 1886; on Recruiting Service, to Aug. 19, 1886; on frontier

(Captain, 4th Cavalry, Apr. 24, 1886)

duty at Ft. Huachuca, Ara., and Scouting, to Nov. 20, 1887, — and Ft. Lowell, Ara. (Scouting, Feb. 1888), to Oct. 30, 1889; and in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Nov. 15, 1889, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p256
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

(Stanton Augustus Mason)

Military History. — Served: At Jefferson Barracks, Mo., to July 31, 1890. — Garrison duty at Vancouver Barracks, Wash., until he

Died, March 9, 1891, at Vancouver Barracks, Wash.: Aged 38.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1891, for an obituary notice.

Buried, San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, CA.


Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Mason's birthdate is from his tombstone, q.v.


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