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Jacob Arnold Augur
Colonel, United States Army
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Born at Fort Niagara, New York, August 21, 1849, the son of Christopher Columbus and Elizabeth Arnold Augur, he graduated from West Point in 1869. He married Katherine J. Dodge, November 14, 1872. He was commissioned Second Lieutenant, 5th U.S. Cavalry, June 15, 1869, and was promoted through the grades to Colonel, 10th U.S. Cavalry, June 9, 1902. He was employed chiefly on frontier service until 1880.

He served with the Republican River Expedition, 1869, and engaged in the affair on Prairie Dog Creek and in the Ute Expedition during the Fall and Winter of 1879. He was an instructor at West Point, 1883-87 and returned to frontier duty in Indian Territory (now Oklahoma) and Texas, 1887-97. He was an instructor at the Cavalry-Infantry School, 1897-99 and 1901-02.

He served in the Philippines during the Insurrection there, 1899-1901, in Nebraska, 1902-07 and back in the Philippines in 1907.

He died on April 18, 1909 and was buried with his parents in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.



COLONEL J. A. AUGUS DEAD
Commander In Philippines Was To Have Been Promoted To Brigadier General

WASHINGTON, April 18, 1909 - Announcement is made at the War Department that a telegram had been received from Manila this morning informing the Department of the sudden death from apoplexy of Colonel J. A. Augur, Tenth Cavalry, now stationed at Fort McKinley, nearManila. Colonel Augur, who was a sonof General Augur ofCivil War  fame, had just  been selected by President Taft for promotion to the rank of Brigadier General in theArmy.

In view of the death of Colonel Augur, the President has directed the immediate promotion of Colonel Marion P, Maus, Twentieth Infantry, who had been selected for promotionnext January.


AUGUR, CATHERINE JANE DODGE W/O J A 
DATE OF DEATH: 07/10/1920
DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT: SECTION W DIV  SITE 59-B
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF JA AUGUR -  COL 10TH CAV

AUGUR, KATHERINE JANE DODGE
DATE OF DEATH: 07/10/1920
DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 59-B
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF JA AUGUR, COL 10TH CAV

AUGUR, JACOB 
10TH U.S. CAVALRY
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 04/18/1909
DATE OF INTERMENT: 04/18/1909
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 59-ILLEG
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

AUGUR, CARRIE HEATH
BORN: 03 JAN 1875 - San Antonio, Bexar, Texas
DATE OF DEATH: 06/10/1948
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 59-B
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
   DAUGHTER (MINOR CHILD) OF VETERAN
United States Army

His brother, Colon Augur, Captain, United States Army, is buried in the family gravesite in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.



Jacob Arnold Augur of New York
Appointed from Washington, D.C., Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 September 1865 (8)
Second Lieutenant, 5th U.S. Cavalry, 15 June 1869
First Lieutenant, 11 January 1871
Captain, 14 June 1879
Major, 4th U.S. Cavalry, 2 June 1897
Lieutenant Colonel, 2 February 1901
Colonel, 10th U. S. Cavalry, 9 June 1902


JA Augur Gravesite PHOTO

MH Augur Gravesite PHOTO

KD Augur Gravesite PHOTO
Photographs By M. R. Patterson, October 2002


Updated: 5 November 2000  Updated: 19 January 2002 Updated: 12 October 2002  Updated: 12 April 2003 Updated: 15 July 2003
 Updated: 4 September 2004  Updated: 25 September 2005 Updated: 24 August 2007
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JA Augur Gravesite PHOTO June 2003

JA Augur Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photos By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003