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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1877

Vol. III

(Born Va.)

F. Halverson French​1

(Ap'd at Large)


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

Additional Second Lieut., 3d Cavalry, June 15, 1877.

Served: on leave of absence and awaiting orders, June 15 to Dec. 4, 1877; on frontier duty at Camp Robinson, Neb., Dec. 4, 1877, to Aug. 8,

(Second Lieut., 3d Cavalry, May 18, 1878)

1878, — Camp Sheridan, Neb., Sep. 13, 1878, to June 14, 1880, — Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., to June 1, 1881, — Middle Park, Col., to Oct. 13, 1881,

(First Lieut., 3d Cavalry, June 26, 1881)

— and Ft. Fred Steele, Wy., to Dec. 16, 1881; under instruction at the Infantry and Cavalry School of Application, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., Dec. 20, 1881, to Aug. 13, 1882; on leave of absence and sick leave, to May 12, 1883; and on frontier duty at Ft. Apache, Ara., to Oct. 3, 1884, — and Ft. Thomas, Ara., to Jan. 27, 1885.

Wholly Retired, Jan. 27, 1885.

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]º

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

(Frederic Halverson French, Born Jan. –––, 1855.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 3d Cavalry, June 26, 1881.

Wholly Retired, Jan. 27, 1885.

Died, June 26, 1906, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 51.

Obituary notice in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1912, but date of death as given therein is incorrect.

Buried, Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, DC.

The Author's Note:

1 Son of Bvt. Major-General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.W. H. French, Class of 1837.

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