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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1876

Vol. III

(Born Min.)

Henry D. Borup

(Ap'd Min.)


Henry Dana Borup: Born June 18, 1854.

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

Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, June 15,º 1876.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Reno, I. T., Sep. 30 to Nov. 26, 1876; and in garrison at Washington Arsenal, D. C., Dec. 16, 1876, to May 31, 1877 (absent sick, May 31, 1877, to Nov. 24, 1878), — and on frontier duty, at San Antonio, Tex., Nov. 24, 1878, to Aug. 19, 1879; before Ordnance Examining Board, to Sep., 1879; as Assistant at Frankford

(First Lieut., Ordnance, Sep. 13, 1879)

Arsenal, Pa., Sep. 29, 1879, to Apr. 6, 1881; on sick leave of absence, to Apr. 6, 1882; as Assistant at Frankford Arsenal, Pa., to Apr. 10, 1882; on Foundry duty at South Boston, Mass, to May 12, 1888; on leave of absence, to Mar. 2, 1889; and Attaché to U. S. Legation at Paris, France, Mar. 12, 1889, to –––––.

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

Military History. —

(Captain, Ordnance, June 15, 1890)

Served: as Military Attaché to the American Legation, Paris, March, 1889 to July, 1892. — At Washington, D. C., July to Dec., 1892. — World's Fair, Chicago, Jan. to March, 1893. — As Inspector of Ordnance: Baltimore, April, 1893 to June, 1894; (absent on leave four months) Philadelphia, Oct., 1894 to Aug., 1896; Baltimore, Sept., 1896 to April, 1898; New York, April, 1898 to June 16, 1899. — Chief Ordnance Officer, 6th Army Corps, June 17 to July 2, 1898. — Chief Ordnance Officer, U. S. troops remaining at Chickamauga, July 3 to July 6, 1898. — Ordered, July 6, 1898, to proceed to Charleston and accompany General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.James H. Wilson to Santiago, reporting on arrival there to the commanding general U. S. troops for assignment as Chief Ordnance Officer of his command. — Chief Ordnance Officer, 1st Division, 1st Corps, Santiago de Cuba, July 9. — Assigned, in addition to other duties, as Assistant Inspector-General of that Division, July 17. — Proceeded with General Wilson to Guanica and Ponce, thence to Santiago, arriving there Aug. 2, 1898.

(Lieut.‑Colonel and Chief Ordnance Officer, U. S. Volunteers, July 18, 1898)

— Chief Ordnance Officer, Santiago de Cuba, Aug. 2 to Nov. 28, 1898. — Ordered to report to the Chief of Ordnance, U. S. A., Washington, D. C., Nov. 21, 1898. — On sick leave, Dec. 17, 1898 to April 15, 1899.

(Honorably discharged from Volunteer Service, March 16, 1899)

— Inspector of Ordnance, New York City, April 15, 1899 to –––––; Member of Examining Board for promotion of officers, May 17, 1899 to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: Assistant at Watertown Arsenal, 1901; Inspector of Ordnance, New York, 1901‑02; member of American Special Embassy to the Court of St. James, coronation of H. M.  p241 Edward VII; special duty at Krupp Works, Essen, Prussia, and Maxim, Vicker Co., 1902; Inspector of Ordnance, New York, 1902 to July, 1903; Assistant to Chief of Ordnance, War Department, 1903 to Aug., 1904.

(Major of Ordnance, Feb. 18, 1903)

Major, U. S. A., Retired Aug. 25, 1904,
at his own request, after over 30 Years' Service.

— Residence, New York City.

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

(Henry Dana Borup, Born June 18, 1854.)

Military History. —

Major, Ordnance Department, Feb. 18, 1903.

Major, U. S. A., Retired, Aug. 25, 1904,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Died, May 26, 1916, at Hastings, N. Y.: Aged 62.

Obituary notice in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1916.

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