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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1877

Vol. III

(Born N. Y.)

Curtis B. Hoppin

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Curtis Bushrod Hoppin: Born Nov. 26, 1854, Lebanon, NY.​a

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

Additional Second Lieut., 1st Cavalry, June 15, 1877.

Served: on leave of absence and awaiting orders, June 15 to Dec. 24, 1877; on frontier duty at Ft. Buford, Dak., Dec. 24, 1877, to Jan.,

(Second Lieut., 2d Cavalry, June 25, 1877)

1878, — Ft. Custer, Mon., Jan. 26, 1878, to Apr. 13, 1879, — Ft. Keogh, Mon., and Scouting, to May 12, 1882, — in the field at Medicine Bow Creek, Mon., to Nov. 1, 1882, — Ft. Custer, Mon., to July 26, 1883, —  p282 Ft. Assinniboine, Mon., to June 3, 1884, — Ft. Bidwell, Cal., to Oct. 26,

(First Lieut., 2d Cavalry, Sep. 22, 1884)

1884, — and Ft. Spokane, Wash. (leave of absence, Dec. 9, 1885, to Apr. 8, 1886), to Aug. 15, 1887; and as Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the University of Illinois, Sep. 1, 1887, to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: At the University of Illinois to Sept. 1, 1890; garrison duty at Fort Lowell, Ariz., to Jan., 1891; at Fort Wingate, N. M., to Aug., 1892; at Chicago, Ill., on duty with the World's Columbian Exposition, Aug. 24, 1892 to June 1, 1894; garrison duty at Fort Wingate, N. M., to July, 1895;

(Captain of Cavalry, 2d Cavalry, June 10, 1895)

 p284  at Fort Logan, Colo., to April 19, 1898; at Camp Thomas, Ga., Mobile, Ala., and Tampa, Fla., to July, 1898; near Ponce, Puerto Rico, to Nov., 1898; on leave to Feb., 1899; with regiment, Cienfuegos, Cuba, to April, 1899 (Regimental Quartermaster, March, 1899 to –––––); at Santa Clara, Cuba to ––––

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

Military History. — Served: with regiment, Cienfuegos, Cuba, to April, 1899, (Regimental Quartermaster, Mar., 1899 to Aug. 27, 1901); at Santa Clara, to July, 1900; Matanzas, Cuba, to Sept. 22, 1901; on leave to Nov. 1, 1901; on recruiting service at Albany, N. Y.

(Major, 15th Cavalry, Mar. 23, 1903)

to Jan. 12, 1904; with regiment at Fort Ethan Allen, Vt., to Mar. 29, 1905.

Died March 29, 1905, at Fort Ethan Allen, Vt.: Aged 50.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1909 for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

Thayer's Note:

a Maj. Hoppin's middle name is from Heitman's Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army; his birth data are from his AOG obituary.

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