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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1903

Vol. V

(Born Ten.)

Reynolds J. Powers

(Ap'd Ala.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Aug. 30, 1899 to June 11, 1903, when he was graduated and promoted in the army to

(Second Lieut., 8th Cavalry)

Served: At Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Sept. 11, 1903 to Feb. 15, 1905; en route to the Philippine Islands, to March 27, 1905; at Fort McKinley and Mariquina Valley, P. I., to April 2, 1907; D. S., April 3, 1907 to May 15, 1907, returning to the U. S.; leave of  p700 absence, May 16, 1907 to Aug. 10, 1907; at Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo., Aug. 11, 1907 to Sept. 5, 1907; on D. S., Sherman, Wyo., Sept. 6, 1907 to Nov. 10, 1907, in connection with military progressive map of the U. S.; at Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo., Nov. 11, 1907 to Nov. 20, 1907; at Fort Yellowstone, Wyo., Nov. 25, 1907 to Dec. 10, 1908; on leave, Dec. 11, 1908 to Feb. 25, 1909; at Fort Huachuca, A. T., Feb. 26, 1909 to –––––.

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

(Reynolds James Powers, Born Dec. 6, 1879.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 8th Cavalry, June 11, 1903.

At Fort Huachuca, Arizona, Feb. 26, 1909, to March 2, 1911; en route to Philippines;

(First Lieut., 8th Cavalry, March 11, 1911)

to April 1, 1911; at Camp McGrath, P. I., with Troop, April 2, 1911, to Feb. 12, 1912; (on detached service at Camp John Hay, May and June, 1911).

Died, Feb. 12, 1912, at Camp McGrath, P. I.: Aged 32.​a

Obituary notice in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1912.

Thayer's Note:

a It would appear that Lt. Powers was buried in Florence Cemetery, Florence, AL; or at least, according to Find-a‑Grave, a man by the same name who was born in the same year and died in the same year, was buried in the State from which he was appointed a Cadet.

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