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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1887

Vol. III

(Born Va.)

John Alexanderº Harman

(Ap'd Va.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1883, to June 12, 1887, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Add. Second Lieut., 7th Cavalry, June 12, 1887.

Second Lieut., 7th Cavalry, July 5, 1887.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Keogh, Mon., and in the field, Sep. 30, 1887, to May 19, 1888, — and on the march to Kansas, to July 17, 1888; on leave of absence, to Sep. 30, 1888; and on frontier duty at Ft. Riley, Kan., to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: Professor of Military Science and Tactics, and Mathematics and Civil Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Sept. 9, 1890 to Sept. 15, 1894; Oklahoma Territory, Sept. 15, 1894

(First Lieut. of Cavalry, 6th Cavalry, Nov. 10, 1894)

to Feb. 22, 1895; Fort Myer, Va., Feb. 22, 1895 to April 18, 1898; (Quartermaster, 6th Cavalry, Dec. 11, 1897 to May 20, 1898); Brigade Quartermaster at Chickamauga, Tampa, Cuba, and Montauk, April 28 to Aug. 17, 1898; Aide-de‑camp, April 21 to Sept. 17, 1898; in the field in Santiago de Cuba campaign; commended for services in the battle of San Juan, July 1, 1898; recommended for Brevet Captain, U. S. A., for gallantry in action;

(Major and Chief Ordnance Officer, U. S. Volunteers, Sept. 17, 1898)

served in Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. 25 to Dec. 10, 1898; and C. O. O., 1st Division, 2d Army Corps, Augusta, Ga., Dec. 10, 1898 to ––––

(Honorably discharged from Volunteer Service, May 5, 1899)

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

Military History. — Served: C. O. O., 1st Division, 2d Army Corps, Augusta, Ga., Dec. 10, 1898 to March 1, 1899; on leave, to March 1, 1900.

(Resigned, March 1, 1900)

Civil History. — General Manager and Chief Engineer, The Guayaquil and Quito Railway Co., at Guayaquil, Ecuador, from date of resignation.

Died at Guayaquil, Ecuador, Feb. 8, 1907: Aged 41.

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