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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1873

Vol. III

(Born N. Y.)

Henry S. Taber

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1869, to June 13, 1873, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, June 13, 1873.

Served: with Engineer Battalion at Willet's Point, N. Y., Oct. 1, 1873, to Feb. 19, 1877 (Battalion Quartermaster, Aug. 31 to Dec. 22, 1876),

(First Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Jan. 29, 1877)

and with Engineer Company at West Point, N. Y., Mar. 7, 1877, to Aug. 28, 1882; at the Military Academy as Assistant Professor of Practical Military Engineering, etc., Mar. 7, 1877, to Aug. 28, 1882; as

(Captain, Corps of Engineers, July 3, 1883)

Engineer Officer of the Department of Dakota, Sep. 5, 1882, to June 25, 1884; in charge of various River and Harbor Improvements and Surveys in Missouri, Arkansas, and Texas, since July 3, 1884, and supervision of Bridge across Poteau River, near Ft. Smith, since June 25, 1889; and Member of Engineer Boards, 1881.

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

(Henry Sheldon Taber)

Military History. — Served: In charge of river and harbor work, with station at Little Rock, Ark., to Dec. 23, 1893. — On sick leave of absence to Apr. 12, 1894, when he

Died, Apr. 12, 1894, at San Antonio, Tex.: Aged 45.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1894, for an obituary notice.º

Buried, Mount Holly Cemetery, Little Rock, AR.

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