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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1883

Vol. III
p367
2977

(Born Pa.)

Robert J. Duff1

(Ap'd Mich.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1879, to June 13, 1883, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 8th Cavalry, June 13, 1883.

Served: on frontier duty at Del Rio, Tex., Sep. 30, 1883, to Feb. 3, 1884, — Mayer's Springs, Tex., to Apr. 23, 1884, — Ft. Clark, Tex., to Aug. 31, 1884, — Del Rio, Tex., and scouting, to Mar. 11, 1887, — Ft. Clark and Langtry, Tex., to Aug. 6, 1887 (leave of absence, to Dec. 6, 1887), — Ft. Davis, Tex. (on detached service at Ft. Stockton, Tex., Mar. 1 to Apr. 14, 1888), to May 17, 1888, — and on the march to and at Ft. Meade, Dak., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p369
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Meade, Dak.,

(First Lieut. of Cavalry, 6th Cavalry, Feb. 24, 1891)

(Transferred to 8th Cavalry, April 27, 1891)

to May, 1891; at Ft. Keogh, Mont., to Nov. 21, 1891; at Fort Meade, S. D. (on leave, Dec. 15, 1895 to May 14, 1896) (Regimental Adjutant, July 1, 1898 to March 2, 1899), to Oct., 1898; with regiment at Huntsville, Ala., to Nov., 1898; at Puerto Principe, Cuba (on sick leave, May 22 to Aug. 21, 1899), to –––––;

(Captain of Cavalry, 5th Cavalry, March 2, 1899)

(Transferred to 8th Cavalry, May 3, 1899)

(Regimental Adjutant, Sept. 5, 1899.)

Vol. V
p341
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: Regimental Adjutant, 8th Cavalry, from Oct., 1899 to Dec., 1900; left Cuba, Feb., 1902, for Fort Riley, Kas.; there from March 6, 1902 till March 15, 1905, in command of  p342 Troop L; left Fort Riley, en route to Philippine Islands; reached Manila, May 4, 1905; at Camp Wallace, Luzon, from May 5 to Aug., 1906.

(Adjutant, 8th Cavalry, Aug. 17, 1906)

— At Fort William McKinley, Luzon, from Aug., 1906 to April, 1907; at Fort Robinson, Neb., from May, 1907 to –––––.

Vol. VI
p350
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Robert John Duff, Born April 9, 1861.)

Military History. —

Captain, 5th Cavalry, March 2, 1899.

Transferred to 8th Cavalry, May 3, 1899.

At Fort Robinson, Neb., May 9, 1907, to Aug. 29, 1908; absent sick and on sick leave, Aug. 30, 1908, to

(Transferred to 10th Cavalry, July 2, 1909)

(Major, 2d Cavalry, Aug. 7, 1909)

Sept. 28, 1909.

Major, U. S. A., Retired, Sept. 28, 1909,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Died, Feb. 24, 1911, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 49.

Obituary notice in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1911.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


The Author's Note:

1 Son of Lieut. George Duff, U. S. Army (Retired).


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