1893 Army Cadets football team

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1893 Army Cadets football
Conference Independent
1893 record 4–5
Head coach Laurie Bliss (1st season)
Captain Thomas Gillespie Carson
Home stadium The Plain
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The 1893 Army Cadets football team represented the United States Military Academy in the 1893 college football season. In their first and only season under head coach Laurie Bliss, the Cadets compiled a 4–5 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 109 to 84.[1][2] In the annual Army–Navy Game, the Cadets lost to the Midshipmen by a 6 to 4 score.[3]

No Army Cadets were honored on the 1893 College Football All-America Team.


Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 30 Volunteer AC The PlainWest Point, NY L 4–6    
October 7 Lafayette The Plain • West Point, NY W 36–0    
October 14 Lehigh The Plain • West Point, NY L 0–18    
October 21 Amherst The Plain • West Point, NY W 12–4    
October 28 Yale The Plain • West Point, NY L 0–28    
November 4 Union The Plain • West Point, NY W 6–0    
November 11 Trinity The Plain • West Point, NY W 18–11    
November 18 Princeton The Plain • West Point, NY L 4–36    
December 2 Navy Worden FieldAnnapolis, MD (Army–Navy Game) L 4–6    
All times are in Eastern Time.


The following Cadets were members of the 1893 Army football team.[3]

  • Thales Lucius Ames, Wisconsin - center
  • Dwight Edward Aultman, Pennsylvania - right tackle (USS General D. E. Aultman (AP-156) named in his honor)
  • John Somerville Battle, North Carolina - left tackle
  • E. P. Berry
  • W. J. Borden
  • Jens Bugge, Jr., Minnesota
  • Reynolds Johnson Burt, Ohio
  • Thomas Gillespie Carson, Illinois - fullback
  • William Durward Connor, Iowa
  • Samuel George Creden, Massachusetts - backup quarterback
  • Samuel Field Dallam, Pennsylvania
  • Chase Doster, Kansas
  • Ralph Willard Drury, Massachusetts
  • Daniel Duncan, Kentucky - backup left halfback
  • James Paxton Harbeson, Kentucky - right end
  • James Villard Heidt, Georgia
  • James William Hinkley, Jr., New York - quarterback
  • Franklin Swart Hutton, New York
  • Edward Leonard King, Massachusetts
  • Abraham Grant Lott, Kansas - left guard
  • Willard Herman McCornack, Illinois
  • Dennis E. Nolan, New York - left end
  • Paul Reisinger, Pennsylvania
  • Otho Bane Rosenbaum, Virginia
  • George Henry Shelton, Connecticut - left halfback
  • Fine Wilson Smith, Kentucky - right guard
  • Lucian Stacey, Maine - right halfback
  • David Sheridan Stanley
  • Harry Howard Stout, Pennsylvania
  • W. A. White
  • Clarence Charles Williams, Georgia


  1. ^ "Army Yearly Results (1890-1894)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 1, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1893 Army Black Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 1, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Middies Again Triumphant: West Point Cadets Whipped at Football by Two Points" (PDF). The New York Times. December 3, 1893.