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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1871

Vol. III
p176
2392

(Born Md.)

James B. Hickey

(Ap'd N. Y.)

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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., 8th Cavalry, June 12, 1871.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Union, N. M., Oct. 2, 1871, to Jan. 22, 1872 (Scouting, Oct. 17 to Nov. 7, 1871), — Ft. Bayard, N. M., Mar. 5, 1872, to July 5, 1875 (Acting Assistant Adjutant-General of Troops operating in Southern New Mexico, Apr. 19 to July 8, 1872, — and on leave of absence, Aug. 19, 1873, to Mar. 19, 1874), — Ft. Clark, Tex., Aug. 21 to Sep. 1, 1875, — Ringgold Barracks, Tex., Sep. 14 to Oct. 27, 1875, — Ft. Brown, Tex., Oct. 31, 1875, to Feb. 7, 1876, — Edinburg, Tex., to Apr. 5, 1876, — Ft. Brown, Tex., to Feb. 26, 1877 (leave of absence, July 15 to Aug. 14, 1876), — Santa Maria, Tex., Feb. 26 to May 30, 1877, — Ft. Brown, Tex., May 30, 1877, to July 20,

(First Lieut., 8th Cavalry, Apr. 23, 1879)

1879, — Ft. Clark, Tex., to Feb. 20, 1880 (leave of absence, and conducting recruits, to Sep. 12, 1880), — Ft. Duncan, Tex., to Nov., 1880, — Ft. Clark and Mayers Springs, Tex., to Oct. 9, 1881 (Member of Board to inspect Cavalry Horses, to Mar. 9, 1882), — Ft. Clark, Tex., to Dec. 15, 1882, — Regimental Adjutant, Oct. 9, 1882, to Mar. 31, 1887, — San Antonio, Tex., to July 4, 1887, — Ft. Ringgold, Tex., to Aug. 10, 1887, — San Antonio, Tex., to Oct. 13, 1887, — Ft. Concho, Tex., to June, 1888, p177— and en route to Department of Dakota, to Sep., 1888; as Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Headquarters of General Recruiting Service, New York city, Sep. 4, 1888, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p210
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. —

(Captain of Cavalry, 8th Cavalry, Jan. 20, 1890)

Served: In field in Sioux campaign, commanding troop, until Feb. 15, 1891; in garrison at Fort Meade, S. D., commanding troop, until May 10, 1894. — On leave of absence from Oct. 30, 1894 until Feb. 15, 1895. — In garrison at Fort Yates, N. D., commanding troop, until Oct. 1, 1897; commanding post and troop until April 15, 1898. — Military Attaché U. S. Legation, Lima, Peru; served as such until Dec. 10, 1898; relieved at his own request to join regiment on active service in Cuba; attached to Staff of Major-General Brooke, Governor-General, Island of Cuba, from Jan. 6, 1899 until ––––

(Major and Asst. Adjutant-General, U. S. Volunteers, Sept. 5, 1899)

Vol. V
p180
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — On duty as Assistant Adjutant-General, Headquarters Division of Cuba, until June 15, 1901.

(Major of Cavalry, 11th Cavalry, Feb. 2, 1901)

— Transferred to 1st Cavalry Nov. 20, 1904. — Commanding Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Aug. 1 to Dec. 7, 1901. — En route to Philippine Islands p181with Squadron 11th Cavalry, Dec., 1901 and Jan., 1902. — Commanding Sub‑District Southern Samar, P. I., 1st Squadron 11th Cavalry in the field until June 1, 1902. — Commanding Squadron in Province of Tarlac, P. I., until June, 1903. — On recruiting service Nov. 1, 1903

(Lieut.‑Colonel Cavalry, 1st Cavalry, Nov. 30, 1904)

to March 16, 1904. — Military Secretary (by detail) March 16, 1905, on duty War Department, Washington, D. C. — Adjutant-General (by detail).

(Colonel, 14th Cavalry, Nov. 15, 1908)

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired March 23, 1909,
at his own request, after 40 Years' Service.

Vol. VI
p162
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(James Burke Hickey, Born May 8, 1848.)

Military History. —

Major, 11th Cavalry, Feb. 2, 1901.

Commanding Squadron in Province of Tarlac, P. I., June 1, 1902, to June, 1903; at New York, N. Y., on General Recruiting Service, Nov. 1, 1903, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 1st Cavalry, Nov. 30, 1904)

March 16, 1905; at Washington, D. C., Military Secretary and Adjutant-General (by detail), March 16, 1905, to date of retirement.

(Colonel, 14th Cavalry, Nov. 15, 1908)

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, March 23, 1909,
At His Own Request After Over 40 Years' Service.

Naval History. — Surgeon Steward, U. S. Navy, March to December, 1864, and Surgeon Steward in charge, U. S. N., December, 1864, to May, 1865; active service on U. S. S. Atlanta, Tallapoosa and Bat.

p163 Service medals awarded: Civil War, Indian Wars, Philippine Insurrection.

Member of Military Order of Loyal Legion, of Naval Order of the U. S., of National Geographic Society.

Vol. VII
p105
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Colonel, 14th Cavalry, Nov. 15, 1908.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, Mar. 23, 1909,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Died, Jan. 19, 1928, at New York, N. Y.: Aged 79.


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