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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1881

Vol. III

(Born N. Y.)

Albert C. Blunt​1

(Ap'd at Large)


Born West Point, NY.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1877, to June 11, 1881, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Add. Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, June 11, 1881.

Served: at the Military Academy as Assistant Instructor of Infantry Tactics, July 5 to Aug. 28, 1881; in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y.,

(Second Lieut., 5th Artillery, Oct. 29, 1881)

Nov. 28 to Dec. 26, 1881, — Plattsburg Barracks, N. Y., to Aug. 11, 1882 — Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., to Oct. 20, 1882, — Ft. Wadsworth, N. Y., to May 30, 1884, — and Artillery School for Practice, Ft. Monroe, Va., (on sick leave, July 3 to Oct. 2, 1884), to July 12, 1886; on leave of absence, to Aug. 26, 1886; on Rifle Competition, to Oct. 1, 1886; and in

(First Lieut., 5th Artillery, Aug. 10, 1887)

garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., to Oct. 1, 1888, — and Ft. Wadsworth, N. Y., to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: In Department of California to Oct. 10, 1896,º and in New York Harbor to March 1, 1899; at San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 6, 1899 to ––––

(Captain of Artillery, 5th Artillery, March 2, 1899)

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

Military History. — Served: At San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 6, 1899 to May 30, 1903; at Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo., to May 1, 1905.

(Major, Artillery Corps, April 12, 1905)

— At Fort Terry, N. Y., to June 1, 1907; at Fort Schuyler, N. Y., to –––––.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, C. A. C., Oct. 28, 1907)

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

(Albert Church Blunt, Born May 21, 1859.)

Military History. —

Major, Artillery Corps, April 12, 1905

At Fort Schuyler, N. Y., June 1, 1907, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, Oct. 28, 1907)

Dec. 8, 1909.

Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Dec. 9,º 1909,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Assigned to active duty April 26, 1917; at Hdqrs. Eastern Department to July 1, 1917; at Port of Embarkation, Hoboken, N. J., to

(Colonel, U. S. A., on Retired List, Aug. 2, 1918)

(Colonel, U. S. A., Sept. 7, 1918)

May 15, when he reverted to retired status.

Vol. VII
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Dec. 7,º 1909,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Aug. 2, 1918.

Died, Apr. 17, 1925, at Summit, N. J.: Aged 65.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1930.

Buried, West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY.

The Author's Note:

1 Son of Colonel Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Matthew M. Blunt, Class of 1853.

Thayer's Note: Albert Blunt's mother was Margaret Augusta Church, the only daughter of Professor Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Albert Church.

Thayer's Note:

a Col. Blunt's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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