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Register of Officers and Graduates
of the United States Military Academy
Class of 1876

For a few words about Cullum's Register and the organization of the entries on this site, see the orientation page to the Register. The links below, to the individual entries, open in another window.

John R. Williams: Artilleryman, taught French at the Military Academy five years, was a contributor to a French-English military technical dictionary; served in the Philippines during the insurgency.

Heman Dowd: Resigned seven years after graduating; president and executive of several New York banks and companies.

Lawrence L. Bruff: Ordnance officer; taught nine years at the Military Academy and wrote a series of textbooks for the Academy on ordnance and gunnery.

Alexander S. Bacon: Resigned within two years of graduating; was a lawyer and a writer and speaker on esoteric subjects.

William Crozier: Ordnance officer: inventor and designer of several types of gun carriages; fought in the Philippines during the insurgency and served on the Boxer Relief Expedition; Chief of Ordnance for seventeen years.

Henry H. Ludlow: Artilleryman: fought in the Philippines during the insurgency, wrote a trigonometry textbook, commanded several posts.

John T. French: Taught languages at the Military Academy, spent several years preparing Army Regulations, served as a quartermaster in Cuba and in the South.

William M. Medcalfe: Ordnance officer; taught two years at the Military Academy; killed in an industrial accident by the explosion of a shell, ten years after graduating.

Charles B. Satterlee: Artilleryman: served Stateside in eastern and southern garrisons; died en route to the Philippines just after the Spanish-American War. [+ AOG]

Leonard A. Lovering: Thirty-three years in the Infantry: served on the western frontier and in the Pacific Northwest, in Cuba in the Spanish-American War, and fought insurgents in the Philippines.

William T. Howard: Artilleryman, served mostly on the western frontier; died fairly young.

Samuel R. Douglas: Seven years in the Army, on the western frontier; then a civilian farmer, politician and educator, mostly in his home State of Montana.

Edward E. Gayle: Artilleryman; taught at the Military Academy, fought in the Spanish-American War, and served in the Philippines.

William R. Hamilton: Artilleryman; taught military subjects in the National Guard and in two universities, and published two books on military subjects.

Henry D. Borup: Ordnance officer, fought in the Spanish-American War; several interesting ceremonial duties in the course of his career.

Eugene A. Ellis: Twenty-five years in the Cavalry: served on the western frontier, and in Cuba just after the Spanish-American War.

Granger Adams: Forty years in the Artillery: taught five years at the Military Academy; commanded post in Cuba during the occupation; President, Field Artillery Board for six years.

Sevier M. Rains: Killed fighting Indians in Idaho a year after graduating.

Edward E. Dravo: Thirty-nine years in the Army, scouting and fighting Indians on the western frontier in the first half of his career, then commissary of subsistence, including during World War I, recalled to active duty after retirement.

Charles W. Foster: Artilleryman, thirty-five years in the Army: twenty-three years in various Stateside garrisons, then fought in the Philippines during the insurgency.

Herbert S. Foster: Thirty years in the Infantry: over twenty years on the western frontier; fought in Cuba in the Spanish-American War and in the Philippines during the insurgency.

Oscar F. Long: Twenty-eight years in the Infantry: fought Indians on the western frontier (Medal of Honor); rose to Deputy Quartermaster General of the Army.

Charles H. Bonesteel: Twenty-six years in the Infantry: fought Indians on the western frontier, Spaniards in Cuba in the Spanish-American War, and insurgents in the Philippines.

Carver Howland: Twenty-six years in the Infantry: almost entirely on the western frontier; served in Cuba during the Spanish-American War and in the Philippines during the insurgency.

Edward S. Farrow: Fifteen years in the Infantry, fought Indians on the western frontier; resigned and went on to write many books on military subjects; an inventor and consulting geologist and engineer.

William C. Buttler: Thirty-eight years in the Infantry: the first half on the western frontier, where he fought Indians; three tours of duty in the Philippines, with combat against insurgents.

Frederic Greydene Smith: Resigned a year after graduating; a lawyer in Illinois and Colorado.

Charles S. Hall: Twenty years in the Infantry, almost all of them in the South and West; served as a volunteer on a yellow fever relief expedition. [+ AOG]

Eben Swift: Cavalryman, served on the western frontier, in Cuba just after the Spanish-American War; fought in the Philippines during the insurgency, in the punitive expedition in Mexico, and in Italy in World War I.

Ernest A. Garlington: Cavalryman, fought Indians on the western frontier (Medal of Honor); fought in Cuba in the Spanish-American War, served in the Philippines during the insurgency; Inspector-General of the Army.

James Parker: Cavalryman, fought Indians on the western frontier, fought in Mexico twice nearly forty years apart; served in Cuba, fought in the Philippines (Medal of Honor); commanded the Cavalry School.

George A. Dodd: Forty years in the Cavalry: fought Indians on the western frontier, Spaniards in Cuba, insurgents in the Philippines; best remembered for his participation in the Mexican Punitive Expedition.

Harry L. Bailey: Thirty-four years in the Infantry: fought Indians on the western frontier, Spaniards in Cuba, and insurgents in the Philippines.

John C. Gresham: Thirty-nine years in the Cavalry: fought Indians in the Upper Midwest (Medal of Honor); served in Cuba just after the Spanish-American War, and fought insurgents in the Philippines.

George Andrews: Served on the western frontier, in Cuba just after the Spanish-American War, and in the Philippines during the insurgency. For most his career, he was an adjutant, and rose to Adjutant-General of the Army.

Hugh L. Scott: Cavalryman, served on the western frontier as a peacemaker with several Indian tribes; in Cuba and the Philippines during the insurgency; in the Mexican border problems. Superintendent of the Military Academy, Chief of Staff of the Army.

Horatio G. Sickel: Forty-two years in the Cavalry: fought Indians in the upper Midwest, served in Cuba just after the Spanish-American War and in the Philippines during the insurgency.

Loyd S. McCormick: Thirty-eight years in the Cavalry: fought Indians in the upper Midwest, Spaniards in Cuba in the Spanish-American War; served two tours of duty in the Philippines. [+ AOG]

Charles E. Garst: Resigned after eight years in the Infantry; a missionary in Japan.

Charles L. Hammond: Resigned a year after graduating; in the real estate and loan business.

Albert J. Russell: A month short of twenty years in the Cavalry: all of it spent on the western frontier. [+ AOG]

John Pitcher: Thirty-one years in the Cavalry: fought Indians in the Far West; brief tour of duty in the Philippines during the insurgency; superintendent of Yellowstone National Park for six years.

Samuel S. Pague: Nineteen years in the Infantry, all on the western frontier; then dismissed for trying to kill his commanding officer. [+ AOG]

James A. Hutton: Infantryman. Served on the western frontier fifteen years until he was court-martialed and dismissed; four years later fought as a volunteer in Cuba in the Spanish-American War, and discharged; two years later, rejoined the regular army, and fought in the Philippines during the insurgency.

George Palmer: Thirty-two years in the Infantry, mostly on the western frontier, including Indian campaigns; two tours of duty in the Philippines where he fought insurgents.

Joseph F. Cummings: Infantryman, dismissed eight years after graduating, for financial irregularities; as a civilian, an assortment of occupations in the service sector. [+ AOG]

Alfred M. Fuller: Twenty-six years in the Cavalry: fought Indians on the western frontier, served in Cuba just after the Spanish-American War. [+ AOG]

Hamilton Rowan: Thirty years in the Artillery, almost entirely at eastern coastal forts. [+ AOG]


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