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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1868

Vol. III

(Born Mas.)

Clarence O. Howard

(Ap'd Mas.)


Born North Easton, MA.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1864, to June 15, 1868, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, June 15, 1868.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Vancouver, Wash., Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, 1868, — and Cape Disappointment, Wash., Nov. 18, 1868, to Oct., 1870; in garrison at Point San José, Cal., Oct. 20, 1870, to Jan., 1872, — Alcatraz Island, Cal., Jan. 9 to May 1, 1872 (leave of absence, to Nov., 1872), — Ft. Macon, N. C., Nov. 1, 1872, to Apr. 9, 1873, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), May 1, 1873, to May 1, 1874, — Ft. Macon, N. C., June 7‑27, 1874, — and Ft. Monroe, Va. (Adjutant of Artillery School for Practice), June 29, 1874, to Mar. 23, 1877; as Adjutant,

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Apr. 26, 1875)

2d Artillery, at regimental headquarters, Ft. McHenry, Md., Mar. 24, 1877, to Jan. 27, 1881; and on leave of absence, Jan. 30, 1881, to Jan. 29, 1882.

Resigned, Jan. 29, 1882.

Civil History. — Unknown, nothing authentic having been received.

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

Civil History. — Merchant (dry‑goods), Buffalo, N. Y.

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

Civil History. — Merchant (dry goods), Buffalo, N. Y.

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

(Clarence Orville Howard, Born Feb. 9, 1846.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 2d Artillery, April 26, 1875.

Resigned, Jan. 29, 1882.

Civil History. — Dry goods merchant in Buffalo, N. Y., until the spring of 1910, when he moved to Barnstable, Mass., where he has since resided.

Died, Oct. 14,​b 1920, at Barnstable, Mass.: Aged 74.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1921.º

Buried, Lothrop Hill Cemetery, Barnstable, MA.

Thayer's Notes:

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

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b The date of Lt. Howard's death is given as October 17 in his AOG obituary.

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