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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1876

Vol. III

(Born Scotland)

Samuel R. Douglas

(Ap'd Mon.)


Samuel Richard Douglas: Born Aug. 1851.

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., 7th Infantry, June 15,º 1876.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Shaw, Mon., Sep. 30, 1876, to Mar. 2, 1877, — Ft. Ellis, Mon., Mar. 12‑24, 1877, — Nez Percés Expedition, as Quartermaster of the Cavalry Battalion, to Sep. 25, 1877, — Ft. Ellis, Mon., Sep. 25, 1877, to June 7, 1879, — and Ft. Benton and Camp Lodor, Mon., to Aug. 31, 1879; before Ordnance Examination Board, to Oct., 1879; in garrison at Ft. Snelling, Min., to May 3, 1880; on leave of absence, to Aug. 28, 1880; on frontier duty at Ft. Stevenson, Dak., to June 8, 1882; and on leave of absence, to June 3, 1883.

Resigned, June 3, 1883.

Civil History. — Stock Farmer, etc., in Montana, 1883‑88. Member of the Montana Constitutional Convention, 1884. City Treasurer of Helena, Mon., 1889‑90. Asst. Inspector General of Montana, 1888‑89; and Adjutant-General, 1889‑90.

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

Civil History. — Teacher, Lacombe, Alberta, Dominion of Canada. — City Treasurer, Helena, Mont., 1890. — Commandant of cadets and Professor of Mathematics, Kentucky Military Institute, Farmdale, Ky., 1893. — Superintendent city schools, Sheridan, Wyo., 1895‑96.

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

Civil History. — Unknown.

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

(Samuel Richard Douglas, Born Aug. –––––, 1851.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, June 15, 1876.

Resigned, June 3, 1883.

Died, Oct. 20, 1917, at Presidio of San Francisco, Cal.: Aged 66.

Buried, San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, CA.

Obituary notice in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1919.

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