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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1873

Vol. III

(Born Pa.)

Samuel N. Holmes

(Ap'd N. J.)


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., 13th Infantry, June 13, 1873.

Served: on frontier duty at Camp Douglas, Utah, Oct. 8, 1873, to June 23, 1874, — and Camp Stambaugh, Wy., to Nov. 24, 1874; on delay and joining regiment, to Jan. 4, 1875; in garrison at New Orleans, La., to June 1, 1875, — and Baton Rouge, La., to May 27, 1877; on frontier duty at Little Rock, Ark., May 31, 1877, to Aug. 30, 1878, except while engaged in suppressing Railroad Disturbances in Pennsylvania, July 25 to Oct. 31, 1877; participating in the International Rifle Match at Creedmoor, N. Y., Aug. 30 to Sep. 21, 1878; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., Sep. 21 to Nov. 15, 1878; on frontier duty at Little Rock, Ark., Nov., 1878, to Aug. 8, 1879; on Department Rifle Team and leave of absence,

(First Lieut., 13th Infantry, July 24, 1879)

to Oct. 4, 1879; in garrison at Little Rock, Ark., to Nov. 19, 1879, — Mt. Vernon Barracks, Ala., to June 27, 1880, — and Cantonment on Rio la Plata, Col., to Sep., 1880; as Professor of Military Science, Rutgers College, N. J., to Oct. 20, 1882 (on delay to Nov. 20, 1882), — and Ft. Selden, N. M., to July 24, 1883.

Dismissed, July 24, 1883,
for "Making Fraudulent Claims against the United States."

Died Feb. 15, 1884, at Prescott, Ara.: Aged 36.

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