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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1864

Vol. III
p28
2044

(Born Me.)

William P. Vose

(Ap'd Me.)

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William Preston Vose: Born July 19, 1839, Orrington, ME.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1860, to June 13, 1864, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, June 13, 1864.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1864‑66, about Petersburg, Va., July, 1864, to May, 1865.

p29 Bvt. Captain, Mar. 29, 1865, for Gallant and Meritorious Services
at the Siege of Petersburg, Va.

First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Mar. 8, 1865.

Served: in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., May to Aug., 1865, Angel Island, Cal., Sep., 1865, to Apr., 1866, — San José, Cal., Apr., 1866, to Oct., 1870, — Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., to Apr., 1871, — and Camp Tulare, Cal. to June 6, 1871; on leave of absence, to Jan. 7, 1872; in garrison at Point San José, Cal., to Nov., 1872, — Charlotte, N. C., to Sep., 1873, — Charleston, S. C., to Oct., 1874, — and Ft. McHenry, Md., to Oct. 1, 1876; as Professor of Military Science at Mississippi Military Institute, Aberdeen, Mis., Nov. 2, 1876, to Nov. 12, 1879; on sick leave of absence to May 9, 1880; and in garrison at Corpus Christi, Tex., to May 4, 1881, — Ft. Ringgold, Tex., to Oct. 13, 1881, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to Dec. 5, 1882, — Ft. McHenry, Md., to June 1,

(Captain, 2d Artillery, Oct. 2, 1883)

1885, — Jackson Barracks, La., to Dec. 3, 1887, — and Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), to –––––.

Vol. IV
p147
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fortress Monroe, Va., to May 19, 1894; commanding Light Battery at the Cavalry and Light Artillery School, Fort Riley, Kan., May 21, 1894 (at Chicago and Fort Sheridan, Ill., during labor strikes, July 8 to Sept. 4, 1894) to Nov. 2, 1896; at Fort Adams, R. I., to March 16, 1898.

(Major of Artillery, 6th Artillery, March 8, 1898)

— On duty at Fort Hamilton, N. Y., April 24 to May 31, 1898; at Fort McHenry, Md. (Chief Mustering Officer State of Maryland, Sept.º to April, 1899), to April 12, 1899, when he left with his regiment for San Francisco, Cal., sailing for Manila April 20, and arriving there May 18, 1899. — Commanding regiment at Manila, May 26 to June 5, 1899. — Judge Advocate of the Provost Guard at Manila, P. I., June 10, 1899 to ––––

Vol. V
p117
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: Judge Advocate of the Provost Guard at Manila, P. I., June 10, 1899 to July 15, 1900. — Commanding regiment at Manila, P. I., to Nov. 26, 1900. — With regiment at Manila, P. I.,

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Artillery Corps, May 8, 1901)

to July 20, 1901. — En route to U. S. to Aug. 18, 1901. — On leave to Nov. 18, 1901. — Commanding Artillery District of New Orleans, at Jackson Barracks, La.,

(Colonel, Artillery Corps, Dec. 20, 1902)

to April 23, 1902. — Awaiting retirement until

Retired from Active Service July 19, 1903,
he being 64 Years of Age.

(Brigadier-General on Retired List, April 23, 1904)

Died Feb. 10, 1906, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 67.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1907.º

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

a Gen. Vose's full name and birth data are from his AOG obituary.


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