Robert Howe Fletcher – Captain, United States Army

Robert Howe Fletcher of Ohio

Appointed from Ohio, Secon Lieutenant, 21st United States Infantry, 27 July 1872
First Lieutenant, 23 April 1877
Brevetted Captain, United States Army, 27 February 1890 for gallant service in action against hostile Indians at Clearwater, Idaho, 11 and 12 July 1877 and at Cafion Creek, Montana, 13 September 1877
Retired from the active service, 21 October 1886

Captain Fletcher and his wife, Octavia Shreve Fletcher (1852-1933) are buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery among other family members (see The Fletcher Family)


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