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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1876

Vol. III
p270
2640

(Born Ind.)

Hamilton Rowan1

(Ap'd at Large)

48

Born Fort Wayne, IN.a

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., 6th Infantry, June 15,º 1876.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Lincoln, Dak., Oct. 1‑8, 1876, — and Standing Rock Agency, Dak., Oct. 8, 1876, to Jan. 28, 1877; in garrison

(Transferred to 2d Artillery, Jan. 9, 1877)

at Ft. Johnston, N. C., Mar. 7 to July 25, 1877; in suppressing Railroad Disturbances in Pennsylvania, July 28 to Oct. 5, 1877; in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., Oct. 6, 1877, to Sep. 26, 1878; on leave of absence, Sep. 26, 1878, to –––––; in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., to Feb. 21, 1881, — Washington Barracks, D. C., to Apr. 25, 1882, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), to May 1, 1884, — Washington Barracks, D. C., to May 31, 1885, — Jackson Barracks, La., to Aug. 22,

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Mar. 28, 1885)

1885 (leave of absence, to Oct. 1, 1885), — and Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to Aug. 15, 1887; and at the Military Academy at Assistant Post Quartermaster, Aug. 28, 1887, to Mar. 2, 1888, — in command of Artillery Detachment, Aug. 28, 1887, to Jan. 25, 1889, — and Assistant Professor of Drawing, Mar. 2, 1888, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p274
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — On duty at U. S. M. A., West Point, N. Y., in the Department of Drawing, to Aug., 1891. — At Fort Schuyler, N. Y., 1891, till April, 1892. — At Fort Adams, R. I., April, 1892 till Oct. 6, 1898. — Mustering duty, State of Connecticut, April 26, 1898 till May 25, 1898. — Mustering duty, State of Rhode Island, June 18, 1898 till  p275 July 4, 1898. — Mustering duty, Connecticut, July 5, 1898 till July 22, 1898. — Mustering duty, Rhode Island, Aug. 25, 1898 till Oct. 6, 1898. — Chief Mustering Officer for State of Rhode Island, Oct. 6, 1898 to ––––

(Captain of Artillery, 1st Artillery, Feb. 23, 1899)

Vol. V
p251
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: Chief Mustering Officer for State of Rhode Island, Oct. 6, 1898 to April, 1899; commanding Battery B, 1st Artillery and Post of Key West Barracks, Fla., April, 1899 to Sept., 1899; commanding Fort Terry, N. Y., Sept., 1899 to Dec., 1899; at Fort Monroe, Va., Dec., 1899 to Jan. 18, 1900; at St. Francis Barracks, Fla., Jan. 19, 1900 to Mar. 4, 1900; commanding Key West Barracks, Fla., Mar. 5, 1900 to July, 1900; at Sullivan's Island, S. C., July, 1900; commanding Fort McPherson, Ga., July, 1900 to Dec., 1900; appointed Regimental Adjutant, 1st Artillery, S. C., Dec., 1900; at Sullivan's Island, S. C., (Dec., 1900 or Jan., 1901) to Aug., 1901; commanding 98th Company, Coast Artillery, at Fort Hamilton, N. Y., Aug., 1901 to June, 1903; at Fort Leavitt, Me., June, 1903 to Sept., 1903; at Fort Hamilton, N. Y. (Sept. or Oct.), 1903 to Mar., 1904; commanding

(Major, Artillery Corps, Dec., 1903)

at Fort Terry, N. Y., Mar., 1904; member of Board to revise Artillery Drill Regulations at Fort Monroe, Va., Mar., 1904 to Dec., 1904; Assistant to Inspector General, Atlantic Division, at Governor's Island, N. Y., Dec., 1904 to July 1, 1906.

Major, U. S. A., Retired, July 1,º 1906,
at own request: over 34 Years' Service.

Vol. VI
p223
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born April 25, 1855.)

Military History. —

Major, Artillery Corps, Nov. 1, 1903.

Major, U. S. A., Retired, June 30,º 1906,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Died, Dec. 23, 1917, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 62.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1918.

Buried, Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, DC.


The Author's Note:

1 Son of Vice-Admiral S. C. Rowan, U. S. Navy.


Thayer's Note:

a Maj. Rowan's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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