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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1873

Vol. III

(Born Mo.)

Edwin T. Howard

(Ap'd Mo.)


Edwin Thomas Howard.​a

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., 12th Infantry, June 13, 1873.

Served: in garrison at Angel Island, Cal., Oct. 1 to Nov. 6, 1873, — and Camp Gaston, Cal., to Sep. 30, 1874; and on leave of absence, to Jan. 1, 1875.

Resigned, Jan. 1, 1875.

Civil History. — Manufacturer of Fire Bricks, Clay Retorts, and Sewer Pipe, at St. Louis, Mo., since 1875.

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

Civil History. — Unknown.

Died March 12,​b 1896, at Dansville,​c N. Y.: Aged 45.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1898, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.º

Buried, Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.

Thayer's Notes:

a Lt. Howard's full name is from Heitman's Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army.

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b Lt. Howard's tombstone, q.v., has March 20.

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c Lt. Howard's AOG obituary has Danville. There are both a Danville and a Dansville in the State of New York, different places.

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