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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1878

Vol. III

(Born France)

Henry F. Kendall

(Ap'd Tex.)


Born Paris, France.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1874, to  p308 June 13, 1878, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Additional Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, June 14, 1878.

Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, June 28, 1878.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Clark, Tex., Sep. 30, 1878, to July 5,

(Transferred to 20th Infantry, Sep. 9, 1878)

(Transferred to 8th Cavalry, June 3, 1879)

1879, — San Diego, Tex., and Scouting, to May 10, 1882, — Ft. Clark and Myer's Spring, Tex. (leave of absence, Sep. 29 to Nov. 5, 1882, and Rifle Competition, 1884), and Langtry, Tex., to Mar., 1885, — commanding

(First Lieut., 8th Cavalry, Apr. 4, 1885)

Indian Scouts at Nevill's Springs, Tex., to Aug. 5, 1885, — Ft. Clark, Tex., to Dec. 25, 1885, — Fairview, N. M., to Oct. 7, 1886, — Ft. Clark, Tex. (leave of absence, Dec. 13, 1886, to Jan. 12, 1887, and Aug. 3 to Sep. 21, 1887), to Sep. 26, 1887, — Eagle Pass, Tex., to May 14, 1888, — and on march to and at Ft. Buford, Dak.b (Camp of Instruction, Little Rocky Mountains, Mon., Aug. 12 to Sep. 28, 1889), to Dec. 15, 1889; and on leave of absence, to Mar. 15, 1890.

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

Military History. — Served: Garrison duty at Fort Buford, N. D.,​b March 15, 1890 to July 26, 1891;

(Captain of Cavalry, 8th Cavalry, July 1, 1891)

at Fort Meade, S. D., to Sept. 20, 1895; on recruiting service at St. Louis, Mo., to Oct. 1, 1897; on leave to Feb. 25, 1898; on duty with the National Guard of Oregon to April, 1898; on mustering duty at  p306 Portland, Ore., to Oct. 31, 1898; with regiment at Huntsville, Ala., Nov. 16, 1898 to Dec. 25, 1898; at Puerto Principe, Cuba, to Dec., 1899; at Nuevitas, Cuba, to March, 1900; at Nuevitas, Cuba,º to ––––

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

Military History. — At Nuevitas, Cuba, to March, 1900; camped near Puerto Principe, Cuba, to July, 1900; marched to San Luis, Cuba, taking station at San Luis, commanding Post and District of Mayon, to May, 1901.

(Major, 4th Cavalry, March, 1901)

(Transferred, 12th Cavalry, April 13, 1901)

— Fort Sam Houston, Texas to July, 1901; commanding Fort Clark, Tex., to Jan., 1902; Fort Clark, Texas, to Aug., 1903; Camp Jossman, Guimaras, P. I., to Feb., 1904; Camp McGrath, Batangas, P. I., to April, 1904; sick in General Hospital, Manila and Presidio, San Francisco, to May, 1904.

Major, U. S. A., Retired April 22, 1905,
disability in line of duty.

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

(Henry Fletcher Kendall, Born June 18, 1855.)

Military History. —

Major, 4th Cavalry, March 24, 1901.

Transferred to 12th Cavalry, April 13, 1901.

Major, U. S. A., Retired, April 22, 1905,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

After retirement, resided in Portland, Oregon.

Died, Jan. 16, 1913, at Portland, Oregon: Aged 57.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1913.

Buried, Fort Vancouver Military Cemetery, Vancouver, WA.

Thayer's Notes:

a Maj. Kendall's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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b The Register has "Ft. Bedford, Dak." There was no fort by that name in Dakota; an error for Fort Buford. I am indebted to John Stanton of FortWiki for the correction: he checked the post returns.

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