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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1883

Vol. III

(Born N. Y.)

Alfred Hasbrouck, Jr.º

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Born Poughkeepsie, NY.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1879,  p375 to June 13, 1883, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 14th Infantry, June 13, 1883.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Fred Steele, Wy., Sep. 30, 1883, to June 26, 1884, — and Vancouver Barracks, Wash., to Nov. 22, 1887; and in garrison at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: At Fort Leavenworth, Kan., to Sept., 1890; Vancouver Barracks, Wash., to March, 1895 (in the field suppressing labor troubles, 1894). — Appointed (Adjutant of regiment — 14th Infantry — Oct. 1, 1891);

(First Lieut. of Infantry, 13th Infantry, Feb. 24, 1891)

(Transferred to 14th Infantry, July 20, 1891)

served until March 1, 1895; resigned to become Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Red Riverview Military Academy, Poughkeepsie, N. Y. — Served on college duty till breaking out of Spanish-American war, when he was relieved at his own request to join regiment ordered to Philippine Islands. — Served with regiment in the field since Feb. 4, 1899.

(Captain of Infantry, July 2, 1898)

(Assigned to 14th Infantry, Jan. 1, 1899)

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

Military History. — Served: With regiment, July, 1900, in China, during Boxer trouble; returned to Philippines, Nov., 1900; returned with regiment to U. S., Aug., 1901; at Fort Snelling, Minn., and Fort Wayne, Mich., until Feb., 1903, when went with regiment to Philippines and was stationed at Camp Connell, Samar; in the field against Pulajanes, Jan. to March, 1905; returned to U. S., March, 1905 and served with regiment at Vancouver Barracks, Wash.

(Major, 29th Infantry, July 2, 1906)

(Transferred to the 14th Infantry, Sept. 20, 1906)

— Went with regiment to the Philippines, Jan., 1908; at Camp Downes, Leyte Province, P. I. to –––––.

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

(Born Nov. 1, 1858.)

Military History. —

Major, 29th Infantry, July 2, 1906.

Transferred to 14th Infantry, Sept. 20, 1906.

At Camp Downes, Leyte Province, P. I., January, 1908, to January, 1910; returned to U. S. in 1910 and served at Fort Harrison, Mont., with regiment, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 18th Infantry, Nov. 27, 1911)

December, 1911, when he joined the 18th Infantry at Fort Mackenzie, Wyo.; at Washington, D. C., student officer at Army War College, 1912‑1913, and on duty in office of Adjutant-General, July 3, 1913, to Jan.  p366 9, 1914; joined regiment at Texas City, Texas, January, 1914, and served there until he went with regiment to Naco, Arizona, December, 1914; in camp at Douglas, Arizona, from February, 1915;

(Colonel of Infantry, Oct. 24, 1915)

joined 20th Infantry at Fort Bliss, Texas, December, 1915, and served with it there and at Fort Douglas, Utah, to June, 1918; to Philippines, July 1, 1918; at Camp McGrath and at Fort William McKinley, P. I., commanding 3rd Regiment of Philippine Scouts, to Oct. 17, 1919.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Nov. 30, 1919,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Died, Aug. 19, 1920, at San Francisco, Cal.: Aged 61.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1921.º

Buried, West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY.

Thayer's Note:

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

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