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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1878

Vol. III

(Born Ill.)

Douglas A. Howard

(Ap'd at Large)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Oct. 3, 1874, to June 13, 1878, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 9th Infantry, June 14, 1878.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. McKinney, Wy., Dec. 17, 1878, to

(Transferred to 3d Artillery, June 13, 1879)

July 2, 1879; in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., to Sep. 5, 1881; at the Military Academy as Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Sep. 7, 1881

(First Lieut., Ordnance, Apr. 17, 1883)

to Aug. 28, 1885; on Foundry duty at Cold Spring, N. Y., to Jan. 11, 1887; as Assistant to the Board for Testing Rifled Cannon, to Mar. 3, 1889, — at Watervliet Arsenal, N. Y., to Oct. 15, 1889, — and to the Inspector of Guns manufactured at the Builders' Iron Foundry, Providence, R. I., to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: At Providence, R. I., to Nov., 1890; on duty in office of Chief of Ordnance, Washington, D. C., Nov. 8, 1890 to Sept. 10, 1891; on duty at Watervliet Arsenal, N. Y., and on sick leave until

Retired from Active Service, with the rank of Captain,
for disability in the line of duty, June 14, 1892.

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

Military History. — Retired officer. — Residence, Washington, D. C.

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

(Douglas Alexander Howard, Born Nov. 6, 1856.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., Ordnance Department, April 17, 1883.

Captain, U. S. A., Retired, June 14, 1892,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Vol. VII
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Captain, U. S. A., Retired, June 14, 1892,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Died, July 8, 1925, at Annapolis, Md.: Aged 68.

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