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Richard Henry Pratt (Who's Who in America)

Reference

John W. Leonard, ed., “Pratt, Richard Henry,” Who’s Who in America (Chicago: A.N. Marquis & Company, 1903), 1193.

PRATT, Richard Henry, army officer; b. Rushford, N.Y., Dec. 6, 1840; s. Richard S. and Mary Herrick P.; ed. Logansport, Ind.: m.; Delphi, Ind., Apr. 12, 1864, Anna L. Mason. Served in Ind. vols., corp. to capt., 1861-5. Apptd. in regular army 2d lt. 10th cav., Man. 7, 1867; 1st lt. July 31, 1867; capt. Feb. 17, 1883; maj. 1st cav. July 1, 1898; transferred to 10th cav. Aug. 2, 1899; lt.-col. 14th cav. Feb. 2, 1901; transferred to 15th cav. Mar. 7, 1901; col. Feb., 1903, and retired Feb. 17, 1903. Suggested and organized the Industrial Sch. for Indians in 1879 and was its only supt. to Feb., 1903; resigned. Address: Carlisle, Pa.
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