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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1865

Vol. III
p44
2075

(Born Pa.)

William H. McLaughlin

(Ap'd Pa.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1861, to June 23, 1865, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 17th Infantry, June 23, 1865.

First Lieut., 17th Infantry, June 23, 1865.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Preble, Me., Oct., 1865, — and at Hart Island, N. Y., Nov., 1865, to Apr., 1866; as Adjutant, 2d Battalion, 17th Infantry, Apr. 26 to Aug. 1, 1866; on frontier duty at Indianola, Tex., Apr.‑May, 1866, — and at San Antonio, Tex., May to Aug., 1866; on Recruiting Service, Aug. 15, 1866, to Dec., 1867; on frontier duty at

(Transferred to 26th Infantry, Sep. 21, 1866)

(Captain, 26th Infantry, July 31, 1867)

Brownsville, Tex., Feb., 1868, to June, 1869, — Ft. Brown, Tex., to Jan.,

(Unassigned, May 19, 1869)

1870, — and Ft. McIntosh, Tex., to Jan. 31, 1871; on leave of absence,

(Assigned to 18th Infantry, Jan. 1, 1871)

to July 30, 1871; in garrison at Chester, S. C., to Jan., 1873, — Columbia, S. C., to Aug. 28, 1876, — Blackville and Allendale, S. C., and Tallahassee, Fla., Aug. 28 to Dec. 10, 1876, — and Columbia, S. C., to July 24, 1877; in suppressing Railroad Disturbances in West Virginia and Pennsylvania, July 26 to Oct. 31, 1877; in garrison at Newport Barracks, Ky., Nov. 1, 1877, to July 2, 1878, — and Atlanta, Ga., July 3, 1878 (leave of absence, Oct. 30 to Dec. 5, 1878), to Apr. 12, 1879; on frontier duty at Ft. Assinniboine, Mon., to Oct. 20, 1879, — Ft. Shaw, Mon., to Aug. 14, 1880, — Cow Island, Mon., to Nov., 1880, — and Ft. Assinniboine, Mon., to Sep. 8, 1881; on Recruiting Service, to Oct. 10, 1883; and on frontier duty at Ft. Assinniboine, Mon., to May 30, 1885, — Ft. Reno, I. T., to Aug. 11, 1885, Ft. Riley, Kan. (on leave of absence, Oct. 5, 1885, to Jan. 18, 1886), to June, 1888, — Ft. Hays, Kan., to Sep. 20, 1889, — and Ft. Clark, Tex., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p153
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Clark, Tex., to Oct., 1893. — At Fort Bliss, Tex., to March, 1895.

(Major of Infantry, 16th Infantry, Jan. 30, 1895)

— At Fort Douglas, Utah, with regiment to Oct., 1896. — In command of Fort Spokane, Wash., to April 17, 1898. — Participated with regiment in the battle of San Juan Hill, July 1, 2, and 3, 1898, and in the siege culminating in the surrender of Santiago de Cuba (commanded regiment from July 3 to Sept. 13, 1898).

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Infantry, 16th Infantry, July 23, 1898)

— At Montauk Point, L. I., from Aug. 15 to Sept. 13, 1898. — At Huntsville, Ala., from Jan. 15 to Jan. 25, 1899, commanding regiment. — At Fort Crook, Neb., to May 4, 1899, when he was

Retired from Active Service, at his own request,
after over thirty years' service, May 4, 1899.

— Residence, Fayetteville, O.

Vol. V
p122
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Retired officer. — Residence, Fayetteville, O.

Vol. VI
p112
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(William Henry McLaughlin, Born Aug. 12, 1842.)

Military History. —

Lieut.‑Colonel, 16th Infantry, July 23, 1898.

Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, May 4, 1899,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Since retirement, resided at Fayetteville, Ohio, and at Washington, D. C.

Vol. VII
p78
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Lieut.‑Colonel, 16th Infantry, July 23, 1898.

Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, May 4, 1899,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Died, June 4, 1925, at Philadelphia, Pa.: Aged 82.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


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