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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1883

Vol. III

(Born O.)

Charles H. Cochran

(Ap'd O.)


Charles Herschel Cochran: Born Oct. 13, 1860.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1878, p374to June 13, 1883, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, June 13, 1883.

Served: on frontier duty with the Department of the Platte Rifle Team at Ft. Omaha, Neb., Sep. 29 to Oct., 1883, — and at Ft. Laramie, Wy., Oct. 3, 1883, to July 7, 1887; on Rifle Competition, to Oct. 6, 1887; and on frontier duty at Camp Pilot Butte, Wy., to ––––

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

Military History. — Served: at Pilot Butte, Wyo., to Nov., 1890. — Under instruction at the Engineer and Torpedo School, Willets Point, N. Y., Dec. 1, 1890 to Oct. 1, 1891.

(First Lieut. of Infantry, 7th Infantry, Feb. 20, 1891)

— With regiment at Fort Logan, Colo., until he

Died Sept. 29, 1892, at Fort Logan, Colo.: Aged 33.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1893.º

Buried, Woodlawn Cemetery, Zanesville, OH.

Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Cochran's full name and birth date are from his tombstone, q.v.

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