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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1876

Vol. III

(Born O.)

Loyd S. McCormick

(Ap'd O.)


Born Beverly, OH.​a

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., 10th Cavalry, June 15,º 1876.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Lincoln, Dak., Sep. 10, 1876, to July 25,

(Transferred to 7th Cavalry, June 26, 1876)

1878 (absent sick, June 12 to Oct. 27, 1877), — Scouting and at Bear

(First Lieut., 7th Cavalry, June 30, 1878)

Butte, Dak., July 25 to Nov. 24, 1878, — Standing Rock Agency, Nov. 24, 1878, to June 22, 1879, — Ft. Meade, Dak., to July 16, 1881, — Ft. Sisseton, Dak., to Aug. 5, 1881, — Ft. Meade, Dak., to Apr. 26, 1883, — and procuring horses for regiment, to June 7, 1883; on leave of absence, to  p267 July 21, 1883; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., to Aug. 19, 1883; on frontier duty at Ft. Meade, Dak., to Aug. 18, 1885; under instruction at Infantry and Cavalry School of Application, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., Sep. 1, 1885, to July 10, 1887; and on frontier duty at Ft. Riley, Kan., to –––––, and Regimental Adjutant, Sep. 14, 1887, to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: In Sioux campaign (Wounded Knee Creek and Drexel Mission) 1890; in Kansas and Arizona,

(Captain of Cavalry, 7th Cavalry, July 17, 1895)

until June, 1898. — With 5th Army Corps at Santiago (Guasimas and San Juan), June to Aug., 1898. — With regiment at southern camps, Oct., 1898 to Jan., 1899; with regiment at Pinar del Rio, Jan. to June, 1899, and Columbia Barracks (near Havana), Cuba, to –––––; (Regimental Quartermaster, June 5, 1899 to –––––)

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

Military History. — Served: At Columbia Barracks (near Havana), Cuba, to April, 1902; (Regimental Quartermaster, June 5,  p249 1899 to May, 1901); with regiment until Aug., 1902; detailed to fill vacancy in Subsistence Department until April, 1903;

(Major of Cavalry, 7th Cavalry, April 15, 1903)

— Assistant Instructor at General Service and Staff College, Aug., 1903 to March, 1905; with regiment in Philippines, April, 1905 to April, 1907; detailed to fill vacancy in Inspector General's Department, April, 1907, to ––––

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

(Loyd Stone McCormick, Born Nov. 18, 1854.)

Military History. —

Major, 7th Cavalry, April 15, 1903.

Inspector-General, by Detail, April 27, 1907.

At Governor's Island, New York Harbor, to June, 1909; at Washington, D. C., in office of Inspector-General, June, 1909, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Cavalry, March 3, 1911)

June, 1911; en route to Philippines, Aug. 5 to Sept. 2, 1911; at Hdqrs. Philippine Department, on special duty, September, 1911, to

(Colonel of Cavalry, Sept. 25, 1911)

March 7, 1914; en route to U. S., via Europe, and on leave to

(Assigned to 10th Cavalry, Aug. 1, 1914)

Aug. 31, 1914.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Sept. 1, 1914,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Assigned to active duty at his own request and in command of Remount Depot, Front Royal, Va., Nov. 7, 1917, to June 26, 1918, when he was relieved at his own request.

Vol. VII
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Sept. 1, 1914,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

 p137  Awarded two Silver Stars and cited "for gallantry in action against Spanish forces at Las Guasimas, Cuba, June 24, 1898," and again "for gallantry in action against Spanish forces at Santiago, Cuba, July 1, 1898."

Died, Oct. 14, 1928, at Fort Leavenworth, Kans.: Aged 74.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1929.

Buried, Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery,
Fort Leavenworth, KS.

Thayer's Note:

a Col. McCormick's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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