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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1877

Vol. III

(Born Me.)

John H. Philbrick

(Ap'd Me.)


Born July 12, 1853, Waterville, ME.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1873, to June 14, 1877, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 11th Infantry, June 15, 1877.

Served: on leave of absence and awaiting orders, June 15 to Dec. 16, 1877; on frontier duty at Cheyenne Agency, Dak., Dec. 16, 1877, to Jan. 17, 1879 (leave of absence, to May 20, 1879), — and Ft. Bennett, Dak., to July 28, 1879; at the Military Academy as Assistant Professor of French, Aug. 28, 1879, to Aug. 28, 1883; on leave of absence, to Dec. 15, 1883; on frontier duty at Ft. Bennett, Dak., to Jan. 7, 1886, —

(First Lieut., 11th Infantry, Apr. 24, 1886)

and Ft. Sully, Dak., to July 31, 1887; in garrison at Madison Barracks, N. Y., to –––––; and as Regimental Adjutant, Dec. 1, 1889, to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: At Madison Barracks, N. Y., to July 24, 1890.

Died July 24, 1890, at Madison Barracks, N. Y.: Aged 37.

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

Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Philbrick's birth data are from his AOG obituary.

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