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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1872

Vol. III
p197
2442

(Born N. Y.)

Charles H. Watts

(Ap'd N. Y.)

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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., 5th Cavalry, June 14, 1872.

Served: in garrison at Benicia Barracks, Cal., Sep. 27 to Oct. 18, 1872; on frontier duty at Camp McDowell, Ara., Nov. 30 to Dec. 14, 1872, — Camp Grant, Ara., to May 2, 1875 (Scouting, May 11 to June 10, 1874), — Ft. Lyon, Col., June 23, 1875, to Oct. 1, 1876 (leave of absence, Oct. 1, 1875, to Jan. 29, 1876, and absent sick, Oct. 1 to Nov. 21, 1876), — Ft. McPherson, Neb., Dec. 3, 1876, to Aug. 30, 1877 (Chicago, Ill., July 27 to Aug. 15, 1877), — Scouting, Aug. 30 to Nov. 3, 1877, — Ft. McKinney, Wy., Nov. 3, 1877, to Jun. 8, 1878, — Scouting and at Ft. Laramie, Wy., June 8 to Dec. 11, 1878, — Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., to Sep. 9, 1889

(First Lieut., 5th Cavalry, Apr. 2, 1879)

(on sick leave of absence, to Apr. 12, 1880), — Ft. Sheridan, Neb., to May 7, 1881, — Ft. Robinson, Neb., to July 13, 1885, — Ft. Supply, I. T., to Oct. 6, 1886, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to June 18, 1888, — Regimental Adjutant, June 4, 1888, to –––––, — and Ft. Reno, I. T., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p224
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Adjutant 5th Cavalry, at Fort Reno, Okla., to March, 1890.

(Captain of Cavalry, 5th Cavalry, March 8, 1891)

Served with regiment in Oklahoma till June, 1894, when transferred to Texas. — In Department of Texas, June, 1894 to May, 1898, commanding troop. — With regiment during war with Spain, principally in camp at Tampa, Fla., and Huntsville, Ala.; transferred with regiment to Puerto Rico, Nov., 1898. — At Utuado, P. R., commanding post and troop, from Nov., 1898 to ––––

Vol. V
p195
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — At Utuado, P. R., commanding post and troop, from Nov., 1898 to July 7, 1899. — At Adjuntas, P. R., July 7, 1899 to March 15, 1900, commanding troop and Post. — En route with troop to United States March 24, 1900. — On duty with regiment.

(Major, 5th Cavalry, Feb. 28, 1901)

En route to join regiment in Philippine Islands, Aug. 10, 1901. — Assistant Inspector-General, Division Philippines, Oct. 18, 1901 to Sept. 15, 1903. — On duty with regiment Sept. 15, 1903 to Oct. 1, 1906.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 9th Cavalry, Oct. 1, 1906)

— On general recruiting duty Nov., 1906 to May, 1908. — En route to join regiment in Philippine Islands, May 16, 1908.

Entitled to service medals: Philippine Insurrection, and Indian Campaigns.

Vol. VI
p174
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Charles Henry Watts, Born Oct. 4, 1849.)

Military History. —

Lieut.‑Colonel, 9th Cavalry, Oct. 1, 1906.

En route to Philippines, May 16, 1908; at Camp McGrath, P. I., commanding regiment and post, Sept. 12, 1908, to May 14, 1909; en route to U. S., May 15 to June 10, 1909; at Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo., commanding regiment and post, June 15, 1909, to April 7, 1910; on sick leave of absence and absent sick, April 25, 1910, to

(Colonel of Cavalry, March 3, 1911)

March 31, 1911; on leave of absence, April 1 to May 23, 1911.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, May 23, 1911,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Service medals: Philippine Insurrection, Indian Campaigns.

Died, Oct. 26, 1917, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 68.

Obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1919.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


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