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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1886

Vol. III

(Born Pa.)

Harry G. Trout

(Ap'd Pa.)


Born 1861, Philadelphia, PA.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1882, to July 1, 1886, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 9th Cavalry, July 1, 1886.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Du Chesne, Utah, Sep. 25, 1886 (on detached service at Ft. Thornburg, Utah, Oct. 2 to Nov. 1, 1886), to June 29, 1888, — and Ft. Washakie, Wy., to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: At Fort Washakie, Wyo., to June 3, 1891;

(First Lieut. of Cavalry, 2d Cavalry, March 7, 1893)

at Fort Robinson, Neb., to May 8, 1893; at Fort Wingate, N. M., to Aug. 10, 1896; at Ft. Riley, Kan., to Aug. 31, 1897; under instruction at the Infantry and Cavalry School, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., Sep. 1, 1897 to April 19, 1898; with regiment at Camp Thomas, Ga., Mobile,  p426 Ala., and at Tampa, Fla., to Aug., 1898; at Camp Wikoff, N. Y., to Sept. 9, 1898; on mustering duty at Philadelphia, Pa., to Dec. 8, 1898; on leave to Jan., 1899; with regiment at Huntsville, Ala., to Feb., 1899; at Cienfuegos, Cuba, to April, 1899; at Santa Clara, Cuba, to ––––

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

Military History. — Served: Absent, on leave of absence, January 1 to 8, 1899; Acting Regimental Quartermaster and Commissary, Jan. 20 to March 31; commanding Troop, Jan. 10 to April 7; Acting Regimental Adjutant, March 12 to 15; appointed Squadron Adjutant, April 15; on D. S., at Sagua, Cuba, April 8 to 29; temporarily commanding Troop H, May 2 to Dec. 31; sick in quarters, Aug. 13 to 19; Post Ordnance Officer, Santa Clara Barracks, Cuba, Jan. 1 to May 28, 1900; temporarily commanding Troop H, Jan. 1 to Feb. 25; on D. S., with reconnaissance party, Feb. 22 to March 9; temporarily commanding Troop H, March 12 to May 10; A. W. L., on S. C. of D., May 28 to July 31; on D. S. at Caibarien, Cuba, May 10 to 28 and Aug. 1 to 13; temporarily commanding Troop H, Aug. 11 to Nov. 13; on D. S. at Quemados, Cuba, before Examining Board, from Jan. 24 to 30, 1900; on D. S. with 3d Squadron, 2d Cavalry, at Cienfuegos, Cuba, from Feb. 2 to March 14; on D. S. at Rowell Barracks, Cuba.

(Captain, 2d Cavalry, March 15, 1900)

— Commanding Troop H, 2d Cavalry, from April 12, at Matanzas, Cuba; rejoined at Matanzas, Cuba, from D. S., April 11.

(Transferred from Troop E to Troop H,
2d Cavalry, April 27)

— Summary Court Officer, July 1 to Sept. 7; on D. S., in connection with Spanish Treaty Claims Commission, from Sept. 8 to Jan. 17, 1902; on D. S. at Bolondron, Cuba, Oct. 28 and 29, 1902; En route from Matanzas, Cuba to Fort Ethan Allen, Vt., from Jan. 18 to 23, commanding Troop H; on D. S. at Fort Columbus, N. Y., March 16; changed station from Fort Ethan Allen, Vt., to Fort Myer, Va., April 16; on D. S. at Gettysburg, Pa., July 7 to 22; commanding Troops G and H, 2d Cavalry, on target range, at Brunswick, Md., from Aug. 2 to 31; on D. S. at Gettysburg, Pa., from Sept. 13 to 27; commanding troop, Jan. 1 to Oct. 26, 1903; sick in quarters, Oct. 26 to Nov. 10; commanding troop, Nov. 10 to 26; A. W. L., Nov. 26 to 29; commanding troop, Nov. 29 to Dec. 31; commanding troop, Jan. 1 to May 30, 1904; D. S., Division Cavalry Competition, as Chief Range Officer; rejoined from D. S., June 17; commanding troop, from June 17 to July 26; sick in quarters, from  p390 July 26 to Aug. 7; commanding troop, from Aug. 7 to Oct. 11; A. W. L., from Oct. 11 to 17; commanding troop, from Oct. 17 to Dec. 5; on D. S., from Dec. 5 to 11; commanding troop, from Dec. 11 to 23; D. S. at Banguis, from Dec. 23 to 30; commanding troop, Dec. 31 to Jan. 10; A. W. L., Jan. 10 to June 14; Summary Court and Survey Officer, July 1 to Aug. 8, 1905.

Died Aug. 8, 1905, in hospital, Camp Stotsenburg, P. I.: Aged 44.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

Thayer's Note:

a The birth data are from his tombstone.

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