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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1876

Vol. III
p259
2610

(Born Mich.)

Sevier M. Rains1

(Ap'd Ga.)

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Sevier McClellan Rains: Born June 18, 1854.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1872, to June 14, 1876, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 1st Cavalry, June 15,º 1876.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Walla Walla, Wash., Sep. 25, 1876, to June, 1877, — and Scouting in Idaho, to July 3, 1877, being engaged in the Action of Craig's Mountain, Ida., when he was

Killed, July 3, 1877: Aged 26.

Buried, Ft. Walla Walla Military Cemetery, Walla Walla, WA.


The Author's Note:

1 Son of Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Gabriel J. Rains, Class of 1827.


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