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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1868

Vol. III

(Born Ky.)

Christopher T. Hall

(Ap'd Ill.)


Born November, 1847.​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 Cavalry, June 15, 1868.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. McPherson, Neb., Oct. 1, 1868, to

(First Lieut., 2d Cavalry, July 3, 1869)

Aug., 1869, — Ogalalla Station and Loup Fork, Neb., to Nov., 1869, — Omaha Barracks, Neb., to Apr., 1870. — Medicine Bow, Neb., to Aug., 1870, — Ft. Sanders, Wy., to Mar., 1874 (Medicine Bow Station, Neb., May to Nov., 1872, — and Escort duty, June to Sep., 1873), — Ft. Laramie, Wy., Mar. to Sep. 27, 1874 (leave of absence, Oct. 5, 1874, to Jan. 5, 1875), — Ft. Sanders, Wy., to May, 1875, — Escort to Geological Party to Black Hills, May 25 to Oct. 30, 1875, — Ft. Laramie, Wy., to May 1, 1876 (leave of absence, to Aug. 1, 1876), — Ft. Laramie, Wy., Aug. 11 to Nov., 1876, — Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., to Jan., 1877, — Ft. Fred Steele, Wy., Jan. 14 to Sep. 4, 1877, — and Ft. Keogh, Mon., Oct., 1877, to Nov. 23, 1878; on leave of absence, Nov. 23, 1878, to May 31, 1879; and on frontier duty at Ft. Keogh, Mon. (Scouting, June‑July, 1879), to Oct. 18, 1880, — and Ft. Custer, Mon., to Dec. 1, 1880.º

Resigned, Nov. 17, 1880.º

Civil History. — Counselor at Law, Shreveport, La., 1881‑18–––. Civil Engineer in the service of the United States, 188–––––.

Died, Jan. 31, 1887, at Shreveport, La.: Aged 40.

Obituary notice in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1887.

Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Hall's birthdate is from his AOG obituary.

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