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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1871

Vol. III
p183
2409

(Born Va.)

Fayette W. Roe1

(Ap'd W. Va.)

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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., 24th Infantry, June 12, 1871.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Lyon, Col., Oct. 10, 1871, to Apr. 26,

(Transferred to 3d Infantry, Aug. 4, 1871)

1872, — Camp Supply, I. T., May 11, 1872, to May 25, 1873, — and Ft. Lyon, Col., June 6, 1873, to June 28, 1874; in garrison at Holly Springs, Mis., July 3 to Sep. 15, 1874, — Monroe, La., Sep. 25, 1874, to Jan., 1875, — Vicksburg, Mis., Jan. 7 to June 4, 1875, — Jackson Barracks, La., June 6 to July 21, 1875, — Mississippi City, to Aug. 17, 1875, — Holly Springs, Mis., to Nov. 19, 1875, — Jackson Barracks, La., to June 26, 1876, Baton Rouge, La., to Nov. 12, 1876, — New Orleans, La., Nov. 13, 1876, to Apr. 24, 1877, — Jackson Barracks, La., to May 30, 1877, — and Mt. Vernon Barracks, Ala., to June 14, 1877 (leave of absence, to Sep. 1, 1877); on frontier duty at Camp Baker, Mon., Nov. 11, 1877, to May 15, 1878, — Camp on Marias River, Mon., to Oct. 15, 1878, — Ft. Shaw, Mon., Nov. 5, 1878, to Oct., 1879, — Ft. Ellis, Mon., to July, 1880, — Ft. Shaw, Mon. (commanding Escort of Governor-General of Canada, Sep. 26 to Oct. 4, 1881), to Apr., 1883, — Ft. Ellis, Mon., to Sep., 1884, — Regimental

(First Lieut., 3d Infantry, Mar. 15, 1883)

p184 Adjutant, Mar., 1885, to May, 1888, — Ft. Shaw, Mon. to Apr., 1888; as Aide-de‑Camp to Commanding General, Department of the Platte, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p215
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: Aide-de‑Camp to General Brooke at Omaha, Neb., May 25, 1888 to July 27, 1892.

(Captain of Infantry, 3d Infantry, July 4, 1892)

— On leave, to Oct. 26, 1892; garrison duty at Fort Snelling, Min. (at Chicago, Ill., June to Sept., 1893, World's Fair), to April, 1898; at Mobile, Ala., and at Camp Thomas, Ga., to May 22, 1898.

(Lieut.‑Colonel and Judge-Advocate, U. S. Volunteers, May 9, 1898)

(Honorably discharged from Volunteer Service, Sept. 15, 1898)

— On sick leave, June, 1898, until

Retired from Active Service, at his own request, Dec. 13, 1898.

Vol. V
p185
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Retired officer. — Residence, Port Orange, Fla.

Vol. VI
p166
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Fayette Washington Roe, Born Jan. 22, 1849.)a

Military History. —

Captain, 3d Infantry, July 4, 1892.

Captain, U. S. A., Retired, Dec. 13, 1898,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

After retirement, resided at Port Orange, Fla.

Died, Sept. 28, 1916, at Port Orange, Fla.: Aged 66.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1917.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


The Author's Note:

1 Son of Rear Admiral F. H. Roe, U. S. Navy.


Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Roe's tombstone (q.v.) records him as born in 1850; and in his AOG obituary, his birthdate is given — by (kinsman?) Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.William J. Roe — as May 23, 1850.


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