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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1871

Vol. III
p173
2385

(Born Pa.)

Leverett H. Walker

(Ap'd Ill.)

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Leverett Hull Walker: Born Mar. 26, 1851, Butler, PA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1867, to June 12, 1871, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 15th Infantry, June 12, 1871.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Craig, N. M., Oct. 13, 1871, to Apr. 26, 1872, — Ft. Tularosa, N. M., Apr. 30, 1872, to June 23, 1873, — commanding Escort of Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Wheeler's Expedition west of 100th Meridian, July, 1873, to Jan., 1874, — Ft. Tularosa, N. M., Jan. 3 to Aug. 12, 1874, — Ft. Wingate, N. M., Aug. 19, 1874, to Nov. 1, 1875 (leave of absence, Nov. 1, 1874, to Mar. 9, 1875), — on Survey of Ft. Stanton Military Reservation, N. M., Nov. 1, 1875, to May, 1876, — and Acting Engineer

(First Lieut., 15th Infantry, Nov. 2, 1875)

of District of New Mexico, at Santa Fé, to Aug. 10, 1876; at the Military Academy, as Assistant Instructor of Infantry Tactics, Aug. 31, 1876, to Aug. 31, 1880; on frontier duty at Ft. Bayard, N. M., to Dec. 4, 1881, — Ft. Lewis, Col., to Aug. 31, 1882, — and La Mesilla, N. M.

(Transferred to 4th Artillery, Aug. 12, 1882)

(witness before District Court), to Sep., 1882; in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I. (leave of absence, Oct. 21, 1885, to Apr. 21, 1886), to June, 1886, — Ft. Monroe, Va., to Sep. 1, 1886, — Ft. Adams, R. I., to May 24, 1889, — and Ft. McPherson, Ga., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p209
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — With battery at Fort McPherson, Atlanta, Ga., until May, 1892; with battery at Fort Barrancas, Fla., from May, 1892 until June, 1893. — Served at Fort Riley, Kan., with Light Battery F, 4th Artillery, from June 15, 1893 until Oct. 1, 1896; with Battery G, 4th Artillery, from Oct. 3, 1896 until March 8, 1898.

(Captain of Artillery, 4th Artillery, March 8, 1898)

— Commanding Battery K, 4th Artillery, from April 19, 1898 until –––––, at Sheridan Point, Va. — Commanding the post of Sheridan Point, Va., in the water defenses of Washington, D. C., from Sept. 9, 1898 to ––––

Vol. V
p179
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: Commanding the post of Sheridan Point, Va., in the Water defenses of Washington City, D. C., from Sept. 9, 1898 to April 11, 1899. — Commanding Fort Hunt, Va., and Fort Washington, Md., April 11 to June 23, 1899. — Commanding Fort Hunt, Va., June 23 to Sept. 26, 1899. — Commanding Fort Washington, Md., to June 25, 1901; and battery to Sept. 5, 1901.

(Major, Artillery Corps, Sept. 23, 1901)

— Commanding Artillery District of the Potomac, Ft. Washington, Md., to Oct. 11, 1901. — On duty at Fort Hamilton, N. Y., Oct. 23, 1901 (on duty at Fort Mansfield, R. I., during Army and Navy maneuvers, July 22 to Sept. 4, 1902), to Sept. 5, 1903. — On leave to Oct. 3, 1903. — Commanding post of Fort Casey, Wash., from Oct. 8, 1903 (on leave in Japan Dec. 14, 1905 to April 2, 1906)

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Artillery Corps, Feb. 19, 1906)

to April 2, 1906. — Commanding Artillery defenses of Columbia River at Fort Stevens, Ore., April 3, 1906

(Colonel, Artillery Corps, Jan. 25, 1907)

to July 31, 1907. — On leave Aug. 1 to 20, 1907. — Commanding Artillery District of Boston at Fort Banks, Mass., Aug. 26 to Oct. 29, 1907.

Died, Oct. 29, 1907, at Fort Banks, Mass.: Aged 57.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1908, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

a Col. Walker's full name and birth data are from his AOG obituary.


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