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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1889

Vol. III
p426
3296

(Born Io.)

Alvin H. Sydenham

(Ap'd Neb.)

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Born June 28, 1867, Mount Pleasant, IA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1885, to June 12, 1889, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 8th Cavalry, June 12, 1889.

Served on frontier duty at Ft. Keogh, Mon., Sep. 9, 1889, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p478
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Keogh, Mont. (in the field, in North Dakota, during Sioux campaign, Nov., 1890 to Jan., 1891), to May, 1891.

(Transferred to 5th Artillery, May 13, 1891)

— On leave to Aug., 1891. — Garrison duty at Alcatraz Island, Cal., to June, 1892. — On regimental recruiting service at Salem, Ore., to Dec., 1892. — On garrison duty at Fort Canby, Wash., to Sept. 10, 1893.

Died, Sept. 10, 1893, at Fort Canby, Wash.: Aged 26.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1894, for an obituary notice.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Sydenham's birth data are from his AOG obituary.


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