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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1877

Vol. III

(Born Ind.)

Millard F. Eggleston

(Ap'd Ind.)


Born Vermilion County, IN.​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., 10th Cavalry, June 15, 1877.

Served: on leave of absence and awaiting orders, June 15 to Dec. 12, 1877; on frontier duty at Ft. Clark, Tex., Dec. 12, 1877, to Jan. 30, 1878, — Ft. Concho, Tex., Feb. 9 to May 14, 1878, — Scouting, May 14 to Sep. 27, 1878, — Ft. Concho, Tex., and Scouting, Sep. 27, 1878, to July 19, 1882, — Ft. Davis, Tex., to Oct. 12, 1883; Peña Colorada, Tex., and Scouting, to Dec. 2, 1884, — Ft. Davis, Tex., to Apr. 17, 1885, — and

(First Lieut., 10th Cavalry, Apr. 30, 1885)

Ft. Verde, Ara., and Scouting, to Aug. 22, 1887; under instruction at the Infantry and Cavalry School of Application, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., Sep. 1, 1887, to July 4, 1889; on frontier duty at Ft. Apache, Ara., to Oct. 10, 1889, — and San Carlos, Ara., to June 7, 1890.

Resigned, June 9, 1890.

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

Civil History. — Unknown.

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

Civil History. — Journalist and Mining Engineer; elected Municipal Judge and Recorder of Ashland, Oregon — serving (1908) third term in that office — President Ashland Commercial Club, having been elected three times to that office; Secretary Ashland Board of Trade, 1902‑1905.

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

(Millard Fillmore Eggleston, Born Jan. 10, 1855.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 10th Cavalry, April 30, 1885.

Resigned, June 9, 1890.

Civil History. — Resided at Ashland, Oregon, since 1890; journalist and mining engineer; editor of Ashland Semi-Weekly Tribune since 1893; Municipal Judge and Recorder of Ashland; thrice elected President Ashland Commercial Club; Secretary Ashland Board of Trade; member of Oregon Legislature, 1911.

Died, Feb. 3, 1912, at Salem, Oregon: Aged 57.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1912.

Buried, Hargadine Cemetery, Ashland, OR.

Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Eggleston's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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