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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1874

Vol. III

(Born Mis.)

John T. Honeycutt

(Ap'd Mis.)


Born Jan. 3, 1851, Brimsville, MS.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1870, to June 17, 1874, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, June 17, 1874.

 p225  Served: in garrison at Charleston, S. C., Sep. 30, 1874, to Dec. 8, 1875, except while detached to Hamburg, S. C., Oct. 21 to Dec. 14, 1874, and Summerville, S. C., Aug. 5 to Nov. 15, 1875, — Ft. Preble, Me., Dec. 15, 1875, to Apr. 3, 1876, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), May 1 to Oct. 20, 1876, — Bentonville, S. C., Oct. 21 to Nov. 18, 1876, — Washington Arsenal, D. C., Nov. 19, 1876, to Jan. 2, 1877 (leave of absence, Jan. 2 to Feb. 12, 1877), — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), Feb. 12, 1877, to May 1, 1878, — and Ft. Trumbull, Ct., May 8 to Aug. 20, 1878; at the Military Academy, as Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Aug. 28, 1878, to Aug. 28, 1882; in garrison at Alcatraz

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 18, 1879)

Island, Cal., Oct. 28, 1882, to Oct. 12, 1883, — and Vancouver Barracks, Wash., to Sep. 17, 1885; as Professor of Military Science and Tactics, Rutgers College, N. J., Oct. 1, 1885, to Oct. 1, 1888; and in garrison at the Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., to May 22, 1889, — and Alcatraz Island, Cal., to –––––.

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

(John Thomas Honeycutt)

Military History. — Served: At Alcatraz Island, Cal., to May, 1890; at Fort Hamilton, N. Y., to Oct., 1896; at Jackson Barracks, La., to July, 1897. — On leave to Oct., 1897. — Professor Military Science and Tactics at St. Thomas Hall, Holly Springs, Mis., to April, 1898.

(Captain of Artillery, 1st Artillery, March 8, 1898)

— Commanding battery and post of Fort Clinch, Fernandina, Fla., to Sep. 20, 1898, and at St. Francis Barracks, Fla., until he

Died Oct. 6, 1898, at St. Augustine, Fla.: Aged 48.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1899, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Buried, West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY.

Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Honeycutt's birth data are from his AOG obituary.

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