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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1872

Vol. III
p192
2430

(Born O.)

Richard T. Yeatman

(Ap'd O.)

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Born Cincinnati, OH.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1868, to June 14, 1872, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 14th Infantry, June 14, 1872.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Fetterman, Wy., Oct. 6, 1872, to Sep. 19, 1873, — Ft. Sanders, Wy., Sep. 24, 1873, to Feb. 15, 1874, — Scouting Feb. 15 to Apr., 1874, — Camp Robinson, Neb.,º Apr. to July 13, 1874, — Fort Cameron, Utah, to Aug. 24, 1875, — Camp Douglas, Utah, Sep. 1, 1875 to June 24, 1876, — Big Horn Expedition, June 24 to Oct., 1876, — Camp Robinson, Neb., Oct. 24 to Dec. 8, 1876, — Camp on Hat Creek, Mon., Dec. 12, 1874, to Jan., 1877, — Camp Douglas, Utah, to Mar., 1877, — Camp on Hat Creek, Mon., Mar. to July, 1877, — Camp Douglas, Utah, July, 1877, to June 12, 1878, — Ft. Hall, Ida., June 12 to Nov. 4, 1878, — Camp Douglas, Utah, Nov. 4, 1878, to Oct. 1, 1879, — Ute Expedition, to July 20, 1880, — Ft. Douglas, Utah, to Nov. 12, 1880, — Ft. Hall, Ida., to Aug. 20, 1881, — Scouting on White River, Col., to Dec. 6, 1881 (leave of absence to June 2, 1882), — Scouting on White River, Col., to

(First Lieut., 14th Infantry, Mar. 15, 1883)

Sep. 17, 1882, — Camp on Snake River, Wy., to Aug. 5, 1883, — Ft. Sidney, Neb., to June 25, 1884, — Vancouver Barracks, Wash., to –––––; as Regimental Quartermaster, June 30, 1886, to July 25, 1887; and as Regimental Adjutant, July 25, 1887, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p220
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

(Richard Thompson Yeatman)

Military History. — Regimental Adjutant, 14th Infantry, till July 1, 1890. — Professor of Military Science and Tactics at De La Salle Institute, New York City, May 6, 1891 to May 8, 1895.

(Captain of Infantry, 14th Infantry, March 28, 1892)

— Vancouver Barracks, Wash., commanding Company H, May 20 to Oct. 27, 1895. — On leave of absence, Dec. 3, 1896 to April 3, 1897. — Left Vancouver Barracks, Wash., for Dyea, Alaska, with Company B, 14th Infantry, Feb. 25, 1898. — Commanding District of Lynn Canal, camp near Dyea, Alaska, and Company B, 14th Infantry, since May 11, 1898. — Discharging duties of all staff positions of district and camp since July 1, 1898, and in charge hospital and Hospital Corps at camp, from that date to Dec. 8, 1898.

Vol. V
p190
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: Commanding Camp and District of Lynn Canal from May 1, 1898. — On D. S. as District Quartermaster, District of Lynn Canal, from July 1, 1898. — Quartermaster and Commissary from July 1, 1898. — Commanding Detachment Hospital Corps, from July 1, 1898. — Commanding Company "B" May, 1899. — Relieved of above duties except commanding company May 20, 1899. — S. C. since July 29, 1899. — Joined regiment in Philippine Islands July 25, 1899. — Relieved as Summary Court, Aug. 1, 1899. — Relieved as commanding 3d Battalion Sept. 1, 1899. — Fight at Binacuyan,º Oct. 3, 1899. — Assigned to command of 3d Battalion and Commanding Company Nov. 15, 1899. — Relieved of command of 3d Battalion and placed in command of 1st Battalion March 31, 1900. — Left Manila, P. I., for U. S. with home Battalion, April 1, 1900. — Commanding 1st Battalion and Company B to May 22, 1900. — Commanding U. S. A. T. Sherman, from April 1 to 29, 1900. — Relieved of command of post, Fort Wayne, Mich., May 22, 1900. — Commanding company May 22, 1900 to Oct. 21, 1900. — Transferred to 3d Infantry (Co. H), Oct. 21, 1900.

(Major Infantry, 22d Infantry, Nov. 21, 1900)

— On leave of absence for three months, Nov. 24, 1900. — Ordered to report to Commanding Officer, Fort Slocum, N. Y., for duty with recruits to be sent to San Francisco, Cal. — Joined regiment at Arrayat, P. I., April 20, 1901. — Took command of regiment same date. — Relieved from command of regiment, and assigned to command 1st Battalion Jan. 5, 1902. — D. S. at Baler, P. I., inspecting posts Jan. 7 to 24, 1902. — En route from P. I. to U. S., Jan. 31 to Feb. 25, 1902. — Commanding p1911st Battalion and Fort Reno, O. T., May 7, 1902 to Aug. 14, 1903. — With regiment at Fort Riley maneuvers Sept. 19 to Oct. 9, 1902. — Commanding regiment Jan. 21 to 24, 1903. — Commanding regiment April 26 to Aug. 13, 1903. — D. S. at Fort Logan H. Roots, Ark., April 7 to 11, 1903. — Commanding 1st Battalion to date of transfer.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 27th Infantry, Aug. 14, 1903)

— Granted leave of absence Aug. 29, 1903. — Leave extended two months, Sept. 14, 1903; from leave of absence to D. S. since Dec. 3, 1903. — Commanding post of Fort Sheridan, Ill., Dec. 6, 1903 to Feb. 21, 1904. — On D. S. Jan. 11 to March 4, 1904. — Commanding post of Fort Sheridan, Ill., from April 3 to May 31, 1904. — On D. S. at Indianapolis, Ind., May 31 to June 9, 1904. — Commanding regiment and post of Fort Sheridan, Ill., from June 9 to July 8, 1904. — Commanding 2d Battalion from July 26 to Aug. 24, 1904, at encampment of National Guard near Indianapolis, Ind. — Commanding post of Columbus Barracks, Ohio, from Aug. 30, 1904 to Jan. 2, 1905. — On D. S., Nov. 11, 1904 and Dec. 28 to 31, 1904, at Athens, Ohio, as witness before civil court. — Commanding Columbus Barracks, Ohio, from Jan. 15 to March 17, 1905. — On D. S. at Fort Sheridan, Ill., member G. C. M., January 3 to 14, 1905. — Transferred to duty at Fort Sheridan, Ill., arrived and took station March 18, 1905. — In charge of infantry drills March 18 to April 7, 1905. — Commanding regiment and Post of Fort Sheridan, Ill., from April 7 to July 6, 1905. — In charge of Infantry drills July 6 to Sept. 28, 1905. — Commanding regiment and post of Fort Sheridan, Ill., Sept. 28 and Oct. 29 to Nov. 8, 1905, and May 9 to 16, 1906. — On D. S. inspecting Ohio Militia, March 10 to April 11, 1906. — Commanding regiment from June 16 to July 6, 1906. — With regiment April 11 to June 15 and from July 7 to Sept. 20, 1906. — Summary Court from July 22 to Oct. 15, 1906. — On 10 days leave of absence Sept. 20 to 29, 1906. — With regiment Sept. 29 to Oct. 14, 1906. — Police officer, Camp Columbia, Cuba, from Oct. 14, 1906 to March 26, 1907. — Sailed from Newport News, Va., Oct. 8, 1906, arrived in Havana Harbor, Oct. 12, 1906.

(Colonel, 11th Infantry, March 26, 1907)

— Joined regiment at Morro Barracks, Santiago, Cuba, April 12, 1907. — Commanding regiment and post since April 12, 1907. — On leave of absence for two months May 27, 1907, left regiment June 5, 1907, arrived in U. S., June 11, 1907. — Rejoined from leave Aug. 18, 1907. — D. S. at Camp Columbia, Cuba, taking test in horsemanship from Oct. 9 to 17, 1907. — Sick in quarters Nov. 30 to Dec. 2, 1907, in line of duty. — D. S. commanding troops in the field Jan. 6 to 15, 1908. — D. S. at Camp Columbia, Cuba, in connection with athletic meet June 30 to July 9, 1908. — Commanding troops in the field Nov. 3 to 23, 1908. — D. S. at Havana, Cuba, taking 90‑mile riding test Dec. 1 to 8, 1908. — D. S. at Sagua la Grande, Cuba, G. C. M. duty Jan. 9 to 22, 1909. — Commanding troops on board U. S. A. T. Sumner, Feb. 20 to March 4, 1909. — Relinquished command of Morro Barracks, Santiago, Cuba, upon evacuation of same Feb. 20, 1909. — D. S. at Washington, D. C., before a retiring board Jan. 14, 1909. — Left regiment at Washington, D. C., March 4, 1909, rejoined at Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo., March 22, 1909. — Commanding regiment and post of Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo., March 22, 1909 to –––––.

Vol. VI
p171
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Richard Thompson Yeatman, Born Nov. 27, 1848.)

Military History. —

(Colonel, 11th Infantry, March 26, 1907)

At Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo., commanding regiment and post, March 22 to April 28, 1909; on leave of absence, April 28 to

(Brigadier-General, U. S. A., May 22, 1909)

June 5, 1909.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, June 5, 1909,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

After retirement, resided at Glendale, Ohio.

Vol. VII
p110
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, June 5, 1909,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Died, Apr. 1, 1930, at Cincinnati, Ohio: Aged 81.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1933.º

Buried, Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH.


Thayer's Note:

a Gen. Yeatman's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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