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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1847

Vol. II

(Born O.)

Edward F. Abbott

(Ap'd O.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, July 1, 1847.

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847‑48; in garrison at East Pascagoula,

(Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, Sep. 8, 1847)

Mis., 1848; and on frontier duty at Ft. Washita, I. T., 1848‑51, — Exploring Expedition in Texas, 1851, — as Quartermaster, 5th Infantry,

(First Lieut., 5th Infantry, Aug. 4, 1851)

Aug. 17, 1851, to Dec. 31, 1854, — Ft. Belknap, Tex., 1851‑53, — and Ft. McIntosh, Tex., 1854.

Resigned, Dec. 31, 1854.

Civil History. — Merchant, Ohio, 1854‑61, and Contractor for War Supplies, 1861‑64. Real Estate Dealer, Covington, Ky., 1864 to –––––.

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

Civil History. — President of the Halifax River Bridge Company of Daytona, Fla. — Engaged in the construction, operation, and management of street railway and other corporations in Kentucky and Ohio. — President of the following corporations, to wit: Covington and Cincinnati Street Railway Company, 1874‑75, — South Covington and Cincinnati Company, 1876‑83. — Newport Company, 1882‑93. — Cincinnati and Newport Company, 1882‑93. — Newport and Cincinnati Company, 1882‑93. — Newport, Belleview, and Dayton Company, 1886‑93. — Covington and Latonia Railroad Company, 1890‑93. — Forest Hill Inclined Plane and Railway Company, 1880‑94. — Union Passenger, Ticket, and Freight Association, 1891‑97. — Post-office address, Daytona, Fla.

[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Vol. V
Died Feb. 1, 1901, at Daytona, Florida: Aged 77.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1901, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

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