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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1853

Vol. II

(Born O.)

Robert F. Hunter​1

(Ap'd O.)


Robert Finley Hunter: Born Feb. 18, 1831.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1849, to July 1, 1853, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Infantry, July 1, 1853.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1853‑54, — and Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1854; on frontier duty at Ft. Riley, Kan., 1854‑55, — Ft.

(Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, Mar. 3, 1855)

Leavenworth, Kan., 1855, — Ft. Ridgely, Min., 1855‑56, — Ft. Pierre, Dak., 1856‑57, — and Ft. Ridgely, Min., 1857; on Recruiting service, 1858; on frontier duty at Ft. Ridgely, Min., 1858; Suspended, 1858‑60; and on frontier duty at Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1860, — Pawnee Reserve, 1860, — and Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1860‑61.

First Lieut., 2d Infantry, Jan. 19, 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861, in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., June 20 to Sep. 4, 1861.

Cashiered, Nov. 19, 1861, for "Drunkenness on Duty."

Civil History. — Attorney for Claims at Washington, D. C., since 1861.

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

Civil History. — Unknown.

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

Civil History. — Lawyer till 1902. — No occupation since. — Author of Hunter's Manual for Quartermasters and Commissaries, and of The Hunter Coupon Cigar Stamp Act. — Residence, Washington, D. C.

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

(Robert Finley Hunter, Born Feb. 18, 1831.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 2d Infantry, Jan. 19, 1861.

Dismissed, Nov. 19, 1861.

Civil History. — At Washington, D. C., attorney-at‑law, 1861 to 1902; author of Hunter's Manual for Quartermasters and Commissaries; and of The Hunter Coupon Cigar Stamp Act; resided in Washington until 1909, when he removed to Los Angeles, Cal.

Died, Feb. 19, 1912, at Los Angeles, Cal.: Aged 81.

Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, CA.

Obituary notice in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1919.

The Author's Note:º

1 Grandson of Capt. Joseph Hunter, Revolutionary Army.

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