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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1877

Vol. III
p293
2712

(Born Ten.)

David N. McDonald1

(Ap'd Ten.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1873, to p294June 14, 1877, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Additional Second Lieut., 4th Cavalry, June 15, 1877.

Served: on leave of absence, and awaiting orders, June 15 to Dec., 1877; on frontier duty at San Antonio, Tex., Dec., 1877, to Feb. 1, 1878,

(Second Lieut., 4th Cavalry, May 17, 1878)

Ft. Sill, I. T., to Jun. 29, 1878, — Ft. Reno, I. T., July 8, 1878, to May 27, 1880, — Scouting, to Jan. 7, 1881, — Ft. Reno, I. T., and Scouting, to Oct. 29, 1881, — Cantonment on the North Fork of the Canadian

(First Lieut., 4th Cavalry, Oct. 1, 1881)

River, I. T., to Nov. 15, 1881, — Ft. Craig, N. M., to Dec. 7, 1881, — commanding Indian Scouts at Ft. Cummings, N. M., to Feb. 3, 1882, — Ft. Craig, N. M., and Scouting, to Dec. 17, 1882 (leave of absence to Mar. 21, 1883), — Scouting, to Sep. 8, 1883, — Ft. Craig, N. M., to June 5, 1884, — Ft. McDowell, Ara., to Jan. 15, 1885, — Ft. Yuma, Cal., to June 4, 1885, being engaged with Mexican Mutineers, near the post, Jan. 20, 1885, — Yuma Depot, Ara., to Dec. 16, 1885, — Scouting, to Sep. 20, 1886, — Ft. Lowell, Ara., to Nov. 14, 1886, — and Ft. McDowell, Ara., and Scouting, to Aug. 4, 1887; and on leave of absence, to Mar. 4, 1888.

Resigned, Mar. 4, 1888.

Civil History. — Unknown, nothing authentic having been received.

Vol. IV
p293
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Farmer, hotel-keeper, etc., Carthage, Ten.

Vol. V
p270
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Unknown.

Vol. VI
p246
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(David Newton McDonald, Born Jan. 16, 1857.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 4th Cavalry, Oct. 1, 1881.

Resigned, March 4, 1888.

Engaged in farming near Carthage, Tenn.

Died, Jan. 8, 1902, at Nashville, Tenn.: Aged 45.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1919.


The Author's Note:

1 Son of Colonel H. B. McDonald, of the Tennessee Militia, in the War of 1812, etc.


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