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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1882

Vol. III

(Born Mas.)

Samuel Rodman​1

(Ap'd Mas.)


Born New Bedford, MA.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1878, to June 13, 1882, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Add. Second Lieut., 5th Artillery, June 13, 1882.

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, June 30, 1882.

Served: on frontier duty at Vancouver Barracks, Wash., Nov. 6, 1882 (on an Exploring Expedition to the mouth of Methow River, Wash. Ter., and northward, July 3 to Sep. 3, 1883), to Oct. 8, 1884; on leave of absence, to Dec. 8, 1884; under instruction at the Torpedo School, Willet's Point, N. Y., Jan. 1 to July 1, 1885; in garrison at Ft. Mason, Cal., to July 31, 1886, — and Artillery School for Practice, Ft. Monroe, Va., to Aug. 28, 1888; under instruction at the Naval Torpedo School,  p361 Newport, R. I., Sep., 1888, to Oct. 31, 1889; and in garrison at Alcatraz Island, Cal., to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: At Alcatraz Island, Cal., to May 16, 1890;

(First Lieut. of Artillery, 2d Artillery, Jan. 31, 1891)

at Fort Columbus, N. Y., to April 13, 1891; at Fort Adams, R. I., to Sept. 24, 1891; and on leave until he

Resigned, Sept. 23, 1892.

 p359  Civil History. — Unknown.

Military History. —

(Captain, 1st U. S. Volunteer Engineers, June 21, 1898)

Served: With regiment at Peekskill, N. Y., June to Aug., 1898; at Ponce, Puerto Rico, to Nov., 1898, and at New York City, until

(Honorably mustered out of Volunteer Service, Jan. 20, 1899)

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

(Born Jan. 26, 1860)

Civil History. — Consulting Engineer, Providence, R. I., Sept., 1892 to June, 1895; Consulting Engineer and Explosive Expert, Chicago, Ill., June, 1895 to June, 1898; and New York City, from Jan., 1899 to July, 1904; Consulting Engineer and Explosive Expert and Contracting Engineer, Washington, D. C., July, 1904 to –––––.

Post office address, Room 705, New Metropolitan Building, Washington, D. C.

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

Military History. —

First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Jan. 31, 1891

Resigned, Sept. 23, 1892

Captain, 1st U. S. Volunteer Engineers, June 21, 1898

Honorably Mustered Out, Jan. 20, 1899.

Civil History. — Consulting Engineer, Providence, R. I., September, 1892 to June, 1895; Consulting Engineer and Explosive Expert, Chicago, Ill., June, 1895 to June, 1898, and at New York City, January, 1899 to  p338 July, 1904; Consulting and Contracting Engineer and Explosive Expert, Washington, D. C., July, 1904 to 1907; since 1907, has been engaged in farming.

Address: P. O. Box 85, Dover, New Jersey.

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

Military History. —

First Lieut., 2nd Artillery, Jan. 31, 1891,

Resigned, Sept. 23, 1892.

Civil History. — From 1907 was engaged in farming near Dover, N. J.

Died, Jan. 16, 1925, at Tucson, Ariz.: Aged 65.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1929.

Buried, Rural Cemetery, New Bedford, MA.

The Author's Note:º

1 Son of Thomas R. Rodman, Captain, 38th Massachusetts Volunteers during Civil War.

Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Rodman's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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