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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1877

Vol. III
p285
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(Born Mich.)

Ammon A. Augurº

(Ap'd Mich.)

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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., 24th Infantry, June 15, 1877.

Served: on leave of absence and awaiting orders, June 15, 1877 to Jan. 1, 1878; and on frontier duty at Ringgold Barracks, Tex., to Mar. 18, 1878, — Carrizo, Tex., to May 23, 1878, — Ringgold Barracks, Tex., May 25, 1878, to June 1, 1880, — Peña Colorada, Tex., to Sep. 11, 1880,

(First Lieut., 24th Infantry, June 18, 1880)

Ft. Davis, Tex., to Dec., 1880, — Ft. Sill, I. T., to Mar. 5, 1881, — Cantonment, North Fork of Canadian River, I. T., to Aug. 24, 1881, — p286Ft. Reno, I. T., to June 17, 1882, — Ft. Sill, I. T., to Nov. 12, 1886, — Ft. Elliott, Tex., to Mar. 2, 1887, — Ft. Sill, I. T., to July 7, 1888, — Ft. Apache, Ara., to Dec. 27, 1888, — and Ft. Thomas, Ara., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p287
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Thomas, Ariz., to Aug. 12, 1890; on leave to Dec. 11, 1890; garrison duty at Fort Grant, Ariz., to May 15, 1891; Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the Northern Illinois Normal School, May 18, 1891 to Sept. 1, 1894; garrison duty at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., to Oct. 19, 1896;

(Captain of Infantry, 24th Infantry, Jan. 21, 1895)

at Fort Douglas, Utah, to April 20, 1898; with regiment at Tampa, Fla., to June 14, 1898. — In the campaign against Santiago, and in Cuba, to Sept., 1898, being engaged in the battle of San Juan, Cuba, July 1‑3, and in the operations against Santiago to July 17, 1898. — En route to and at Fort Douglas, Utah, to April, 1899. — En route to and in the Philippines to Nov., 1899. — On recruiting service at Boston, Mas., Dec., 1899 to ––––

Vol. V
p264
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: General recruiting service, Boston, Mass., from Nov. 6, 1899 to Feb. 28, 1901.

(Major, 25th Infantry, Feb. 28, 1901)

(Transferred to 20th Infantry, April 4, 1901.)

(Transferred to 29th Infantry, Jan. 3, 1903.)

— D. S. en route to join regiment; arrived in Philippines, Mar. 25, 1903, on U. S. Transport Logan; ordered to Department of the Visayas; joined regiment, April 4, 1903; assigned to command 2d Battalion; left for Cebu, Cebu, P. I., April 5, 1903; D. P., April 4, 1903; arrived at Cebu, April 7, 1903; in command of that station; relieved from duty at Cebu and ordered to join regiment at Camp Jossman, P. I.; transferred to 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry; appointed Summary Court at New Camp; relieved as S. C.; again appointed S. C., Nov. 22, 1903; relieved as such; commanding regiment (and post of Camp Jossman, from Mar. 17, 1904 to April 5, 1904), from Mar. 17, 1904 to April 10, 1904; transferred from 1st to 2d Battalion, 29th Infantry; on D. S. commanding 1st Battalion, from May 21, 1904, and post of Fort Bliss, Texas, from May 23, 1904 to June 22, 1904; on four months' leave of absence, June 16, 1904; left Fort Bliss, June 22, 1904; rejoined Oct. 22, 1904, commanding 1st Battalion and post of Fort Bliss, Texas, to Jan. 18, 1905; station changed to Fort Logan, Colo.; commanding post of Fort Logan, Colo., Jan. 22, 1906 to July 27, 1906.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 24th Infantry, July 2, 1906)

— In command of the post of Fort Logan, Colo.; D. S. commanding post of Fort Logan, Colo., and en route to join regiment, from July 26, 1906 to Feb. 18, 1907; joined regiment at Camp Bumpus, Leyte, P. I., Feb. 18 to April 21, 1907; appointed Summary Court, April 29, 1907; relieved as Summary Court, May 5, 1907; commanding regiment and post, May 5 to July 15, 1907; duty with regiment; Summary Court, July 30, 1907; commanded regiment and post, Sept. 13 to 17, 1907, and Oct. 23 and 24, 1907; relieved as Summary Court, Nov. 13, 1907; relieved from duty at Camp Bumpus and assigned to station at Warwick Barracks, Cebu, P. I., Nov. 14, 1907; left post en route to Warwick Barracks, Cebu, P. I., Nov. 14, 1907; arrived at and assumed command of Warwick Barracks, Nov. 18, 1907; D. S. at Iloilo, Panay, P. I. for test of skill in horsemanship, etc., Nov. 19 to 25, 1907; rejoined and assumed command, Warwick Barracks, Nov. 26, 1907; relieved from command of Warwick Barracks, Feb. 6, 1908; embarked on U. S. A. Transport Sherman, Feb. 6, 1908, en route to Mariveles, P. I., arrived at Mariveles, P. I., Feb. 11, 1908; on duty at Mariveles, P. I., Feb. 11 to 15, 1908; embarked on U. S. A. Transport Sherman, Feb., 1908, en route to U. S. with his regiment; Summary Court on board U. S. A. Transport Sherman, Feb. 15 to Mar. 7, 1908; commanded troops on board U. S. A. T. Sherman, Mar. 8 to 17, 1908; commanding regiment from Mar. 8, 1908 to Mar. 26, 1908; arrived at San Francisco, Cal., Mar. 17, 1908; commanding regiment en route to station at Fort Ontario, N. Y.; sick in hospital from Mar. 26, (date of arrival at Fort p265Ontario), to Mar. 30, 1909; sick in quarters from Mar. 31 to April 5, 1908, disease in line of duty; on leave from April 6 to 21, 1908; sick in hospital, Fort Thomas, Ky., April 22, 1908 to June 25, 1908.

Died June 25, 1908, at Fort Thomas, Ky.: Aged 56.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1909, for an obituary notice.

Buried, Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH.


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