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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1857

Vol. II
p691
1782

(Born N. H.)

George H. Weeks

(Ap'd Me.)

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George Henry Weeks: Born Feb. 3, 1834, Gilford, NH.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1853, p692to July 1, 1857, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Artillery, July 1, 1857.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1857‑59; and on frontier duty at Ft. Ridgely, Min., 1859‑60, — Expedition

(Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, Feb. 10, 1859)

to Yellow Medicine River, Min., 1860, — and Ft. Ridgely, Min., 1860‑61.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑66: in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., May, 1861, to Feb., 1862, — and Ft. Washington,

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, May 14, 1861, to Aug. 11, 1863)

Md., Feb. to Apr., 1862; as Quartermaster, 4th Artillery, Aug. 24 to Dec. 30, 1861, and Adjutant, Dec. 30, 1861, to Mar. 24, 1862; as

(Captain, Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, Mar. 24, 1862)

Chief Quartermaster, 3d Corps (Army of the Potomac), in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign, May 26 to Sep., 1862; in charge of Hagerstown Depot, Md., for supplying the Army of the Potomac during the Maryland Campaign, Sep. 20 to Nov. 25, 1862; as Depot Quartermaster at Albany, N. Y., Jan. 12, 1863, to Dec. 6, 1864; as Chief Quartermaster of the Northern District of New York, headquarters at Albany, N. Y., Dec. 6, 1864, to July 31, 1865, — and of the Department of Columbia,

(Bvt. Major and Bvt. Lieut.‑Col., Mar. 13, 1865,
for Faithful and Meritorious Services
in the Quartermaster's Department during the Rebellion)

Sep. 13 to Dec. 8, 1865; and as Acting Chief of Commissariat of the Department of Columbia, and Depot Quartermaster and Commissary at Ft. Vancouver, Wash., Dec. 8, 1865, to Nov. 3, 1866.

Served: in charge of Clothing Depot at San Francisco, Cal., Dec. 31, 1866, to July 1, 1867; as Chief Quartermaster of the District of Alaska, Aug. 13, 1867, to July 3, 1869; in settling accounts, at Washington, D. C., Nov. 2, 1869, to Jan. 18, 1870; as Depot Quartermaster, St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 6, 1870, to Mar. 17, 1872; as Quartermaster at Buffalo, N. Y., July 16, 1872, to Mar. 30, 1874, — and at Baltimore, Md., Mar. 31 to Aug. 28, 1874; as Depot Quartermaster at Vancouver, Wash., Sep. 28, 1874, to May 30, 1878; as Chief Quartermaster of the Department of

(Major, Staff — Quartermaster, May 29, 1876)

Arizona, June 22, 1878, to June 14, 1880; as Depot Quartermaster at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., June 26, 1880, to Apr. 30, 1882; in charge of the San Francisco General Depot, Cal., May 4, 1882, to Oct. 15, 1887, and as Chief Quartermaster of the Department of California, July 2, 1883, to Jan. 28, 1884, and of the Division of the Pacific, Aug. 8 to Nov. 24, 1883, being in the field on Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.General Howard's Expedition, in 1887, against the Nez Percés Indians; in charge of the Quartermaster's Depot, New York city, Nov. 19, 1887, to June 19, 1888, continuing there

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Staff — Dep. Quartermaster-General, Oct. 19, 1888)

on duty to Dec. 1, 1888; as Chief Quartermaster, Department of Texas and Depot Quartermaster at San Antonio, Tex., to [image ALT: an underscored blank].

Vol. IV
p108
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Chief Quartermaster, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Tex., from Dec. 6, 1888, to Oct. 7, 1891. — Depot Quartermaster, Washington, D. C., from Oct. 20, 1891 to Nov. 13, 1894.

(Colonel, Staff — Asst. Quartermaster-General, May 16, 1895)

— On duty in the office of the Quartermaster-General, Washington, D. C., from Nov. 13, 1894 to Feb. 16, 1897.

(Brig.‑General, Staff — Quartermaster-General, Feb. 16, 1897)

Retired from Active Service, he being 64 Years of Age, Feb. 3, 1898.

Vol. V
p91
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Retired officer.

Died Sept. 13, 1905, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 72.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


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