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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1865

Vol. III

(Born N. Y.)

Alexander W. Hoffman

(Ap'd Dak.)


Born Buffalo, NY.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1860, to June 23, 1865, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 10th Infantry, June 23, 1865.

First Lieut., 10th Infantry, June 23, 1865.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Ridgely, Min., Oct., 1865, to May, 1866, — and at Ft. Snelling, Min., May, 1866, to Dec., 1868; as Quartermaster, 10th Infantry, May 12, 1866, to July 12, 1869; on leave of absence, Dec., 1868, to June 17, 1869; on frontier duty at Ft. Brown, Tex., to July 7, 1870. — and Point Isabel, Tex., to Jan. 9, 1871; on Recruiting Service, to Mar. 24, 1873; on leave of absence, to May, 1873; on frontier duty at Austin, Tex., to Mar. 2, 1874; and in arrest and undergoing sentence of Court Martial, to Nov. 13, 1874.

Resigned, Nov. 13, 1874.

Civil History. — Civil Engineer since 1875. Residence, Buffalo, N. Y.

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

(Alexander William Hoffman)

Civil History. — Civil Engineer since 1875. — With Board of Public Works, Buffalo, N. Y., since 1888. — Offered his services to the War Department at the outbreak of the Spanish-American war. — Member and Secretary to Board of Visitors U. S. Military Academy, West Point, N. Y., June, 1898. — Post-office address, Board of Public Works, Buffalo, N. Y.

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

Civil History. — Civil Engineer since 1875. — With Department of Public Works, Buffalo, N. Y., since 1888. — Post-office address, Bureau of Engineering, Department of Public Works, Buffalo, N. Y.

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

(Alexander William Hoffman, Born Jan. –––––, 1844.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 10th Infantry, June 23, 1865.

Resigned, Nov. 13, 1874.

Civil History. — Engaged in Engineering work with Department of Public Works, Buffalo, N. Y., for 28 years from 1888.

Died, July 4, 1915, at Buffalo, N. Y.: Aged 71.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1916.

Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Hoffman's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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