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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1876

Vol. III

(Born Vt.)

Leonard A. Lovering

(Ap'd N. H.)


Born Quechee, VT.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1872, to June 14, 1876, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, June 15, 1876.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Fetterman, Wy., Oct. 11, 1876, to Dec., 1878, — Ft. Sanders, Wy., Dec. 21, 1878, to Oct. 1, 1879, — Ute Expedition, to Jan. 22, 1880, — Camp on Bear River, Col., to Mar. 17, 1880 (leave of absence, to Sep. 16, 1880), — and Ft. Fred Steele, Wy., to Aug. 3, 1881; at the Military Academy as Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Mineralogy, and Geology, Aug. 28, 1881, to Aug. 28, 1885; on frontier

(First Lieut., 4th Infantry, Jan. 3, 1885)

 p257  duty at Ft. Omaha, Neb., to July 2, 1886, — Ft. Sherman, Ida., to Aug. 28, 1888, — Acting Engineer Officer of Department of the Columbia, to Aug. 14, 1889, — at headquarters of the Department of the Columbia, to Sep. 1, 1889; and as Aide-de‑Camp to General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Gibbon, to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: As Aide-de‑Camp to Brigadier-Generals John Gibbon and Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.T. H. Ruger to Aug. 18, 1892. — On duty with regiment at Fort Sherman, Ida., to Nov., 1893.

(Captain of Infantry, 4th Infantry, Oct. 15, 1893)

— In command of Company C, 4th Infantry, at Boisé Barracks, Ida., to Oct., 1895, and at Fort Sheridan to April 19, 1898, and on expedition to Cuba to Aug., 1898, being present at battle of El Caney and operations ending in surrender of Santiago; at Fort Sheridan, Ill., to Jan. 15, 1899; and in the Philippine Islands to ––––

(Major, 30th U. S. Volunteer Infantry, July 5, 1899)

Vol. V
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History.En route to the Philippines, Jan. 15 to Mar. 10, 1899; in the field at Loma Church, P. I., to July, 1899, taking part in the affair at Maraquina; Regimental Quartermaster, May 1, 1899 to July 13, 1899; on duty in Custom House, Manila, to Oct., 1899; commanding 1st Battalion 30th U. S. Volunteer Infantry to Mar., 1900, taking part in General Schwan's expedition in Cavite, Batangas and Tayabas Provinces; commanding at Lucena, Tayabas, to June 26, 1900; Acting Inspector General in the Office of the Inspector General, Division of the Philippines to July 4, 1901;

(Major, 29th Infantry, Feb. 2, 1901)

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 30th U. S. Volunteer Infantry, Feb. 2, 1901)

— En route to the U. S. to Aug. 8, 1901; commanding 1st Battalion 29th Infantry, at Columbus Barracks, Ohio, to Feb. 22, 1902; en route to the Philippines, to May 1, 1902; commanding Post of Iloilo, and on duty there to July 16th, 1902; commanding Post of Paragua to June, 1903; Inspector General, Mar., 1903; on duty in office of Inspector General, Division of the Philippines, to Feb. 15, 1904; en route to the U. S., to Mar. 19, 1904; in the Office of the Inspector General South-Western Division, to July 11, 1905;

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 4th Infantry, April 11, 1905)

— Acting Inspector General and Inspector General South-Western Division, to Jan. 10, 1907; commanding 4th Infantry and Post of Fort Thomas, Ky., to July 11, 1907; on duty with regiment, to Feb. 27, 1908;  p240 en route to the Philippines, to April 1, 1908; on duty with regiment at Camp Jossman, P. I., to Nov. 13, 1908; in command Post of Iloilo, P. I., to June, 1909; en route to U. S., to Aug. 13, 1909; in command Recruit Depot, Fort McDowell, Cal., to Nov. 6, 1909.

(Colonel, 28th Infantry, Sept. 4, 1909)

— On leave to Feb. 28, 1910.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Feb. 28, 1910,
for disability incident to the service.

— Residence, Claremont, N. H.

Vol. VI
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Leonard Austin Lovering, Born Nov. 13, 1854.)

Military History. —

Colonel, 28th Infantry, Sept. 4, 1909

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Feb. 28, 1910,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Died, May 29, 1914, at Claremont, N. H.: Aged 60.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1914.

Buried, Union Cemetery, Claremont, NH.

Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Lovering's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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