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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1877

Vol. III

(Born O.)

Howard A. Springett

(Ap'd O.)


Born Cincinnati, OH.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1873, to June 14, 1877, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, June 15, 1877.

Served: on leave of absence and awaiting orders, June 15 to Dec. 24, 1877; and on frontier duty at Ft. Canby, Wash., Dec. 24, 1877, to June 4, 1878, — in the field, to Sep. 22, 1878; in garrison at the Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., Sep. 25, 1878, to Oct. 4, 1879; at the Military Academy as Acting Professor of Chemistry, Mineralogy, and Geology, Oct. 21, 1879, to Sep. 10, 1880, and of Law, to Aug. 28, 1881; in garrison at the Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., to Nov. 19, 1881, — Ft. Adams, R. I., to Oct. 2, 1884, — and Ft. Trumbull, Ct., to Oct. 14, 1884; and on leave of absence, to Oct. 18, 1884.

Resigned, Oct. 18, 1884.

Civil History. — Unknown, nothing authentic having been received.

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

Civil History. — Unknown.

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

Civil History. — Professional Accountant since date of resignation; Commissioned as Captain in 2d U. S. Volunteer Engineers, June 25, 1898 to May 10, 1899, during Spanish-American War; stationed at Honolulu, H. I. — Post-office address, 541 West Twenty-Third street, New York City.

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

(Howard Abraham Springett, Born Jan. –––––, 1855.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, June 15, 1877.

Resigned, Oct. 18, 1884.

Captain, 2d U. S. Volunteer Engineers, June 25, 1898.

Honorably Mustered Out, May 16, 1899.

In business in New York, N. Y., and Newark, N. J.

Died, Nov. 28, 1910, at Jersey City, N. J.: Aged 55.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1911.

Thayer's Note:

a In Lt. Springett's AOG obituary, he is said to be "a native of Cincinnati, Ohio".

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