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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1877

Vol. III

(Born Cal.)

Harry T. Hammond​1

(Ap'd Ida.)


Harry Truett Hammond: Born San Francisco, CA.​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., 9th Cavalry, June 15, 1877.

Served: on frontier duty, Scouting in Idaho, June 30 to July 8, 1877, — and Nez Percés Expedition, July 12 to Oct. 8, 1877; awaiting orders, to Dec. 30, 1877; and on leave of absence, Dec. 30, 1877, to Mar. 1, 1878.

Resigned, Mar. 1, 1878.

Civil History. — Counselor at Law, San Francisco, Cal., 1880‑83. Lieut.‑Colonel, California Militia, 1881‑82.

Died, Feb. 8, 1883, at San Gabriel, Cal.:​b Aged 27.

Obituary notice in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1883.

Buried, Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, CA.

The Author's Note:

1 Son of Colonel Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.R. P. Hammond, Class of 1841.

Thayer's Notes:

a Lt. Hammond's middle name is from Heitman's Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army; his birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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b In Lt. Hammond's AOG obituary, his place of death is given as Monterey, Mexico.

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