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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1873

Vol. III
p211
2479

(Born Ill.)

Ezra Bondº Fuller

(Ap'd Ill.)

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Born Rockford, IL.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1869, to June 13, 1873, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 8th Cavalry, June 13, 1873.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Wingate, N. M., Sep. 27, 1873, to June 22, 1874, — Scouting, June 22, 1874, to Feb. 9, 1875, being engaged, Sep. 12, at Staked Plains, Tex., and Nov. 28, 1874, at Muster Creek, Tex., with hostile Indians, — Ft. Wingate, N. M., Feb. 9, 1875, to Jan. 27, 1876, — Ft. Duncan, Tex., Apr. 2 to Aug. 4, 1876, — Ft. Lincoln, Dak.,

(Transferred to 7th Cavalry, June 26, 1876)

Sep. 10 to Nov. 12, 1876, — Ft. Rice, Dak., Nov. 13, 1876, to May 1,

(First Lieut., 7th Cavalry, Sep. 30, 1877)

1877, — Nez Percés Expedition, to Dec., 1877, being engaged in the Battle of Cañon Creek, Mon., Sep. 13, 1877, — Ft. Lincoln, Dak., Dec., 1877, to July 4, 1878 (leave of absence, Jan. 2 to May 1, 1878), — Scouting and at Bear Butte, Dak., July 4 to Nov. 20, 1878, — Ft. Lincoln, Dak., Nov. 20, 1878, to June 25, 1879, — and Ft. Meade, Dak., to Aug. 15, 1881; at the Military Academy as Assistant Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, Aug. 28, 1881, to Aug. 28, 1885; on frontier duty at Ft. Meade, Dak., to Oct. 19, 1886, — Ft. Keogh, Mon. p212(detached service at Ft. Meade, Dak., July 18 to Sep. 1, 1887), to Oct. 11, 1887, — and Ft. Riley, Kan., to –––––; and as Regimental Quartermaster, Nov. 17, 1887, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p233
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. —

(Brevet 1st Lieutenant, Feb. 27, 1890, for gallant services in action against Indians at Cañon Creek, Mont., Sept. 13, 1877)

(Regimental Quartermaster, 7th Cavalry, Nov. 17, 1887 until Nov. 7, p2341891) Served at Fort Riley, Kan. till June 6, 1895. — Post Quartermaster, from Dec. 2, 1890 until Feb. 1891 (with expedition against Sioux Indians in South Dakota, 1891).

(Captain of Cavalry, 7th Cavalry, March 22, 1892)

— At Clemson College, S. C., as Professor of Military Science and Tactics, from June 13, 1895 to April 30, 1898. — On mustering duty, chief mustering officer for State of South Carolina, at Columbia, S. C., from May 2, 1898 to Jan. 19, 1899, and at Greenville, S. C., till March 31, 1899, and at Augusta, Ga., until May 29, 1899. — On recruiting duty at Columbia, S. C., from May 30 to June 23, 1899. — En route to regiment, and delaying, — 20 days, — from June 24 to July 18, 1899. — At Pinar del Rio, Cuba, from July 18, 1899 to ––––

Vol. V
p203
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — At Pinar del Rio, Cuba, from July 18, 1899 to July 4, 1900. — On leave of absence and sick leave until Jan. 8, 1901. — At Columbia Barracks, Cuba, with regiment to May 31, 1901.

(Major, 10th Cavalry, May 31, 1901)

— On duty as Acting Assistant Inspector-General, Department of Cuba, to Dec. 28, 1901. — On sick leave at Washington, D. C., until Aug. 1, 1902. — Transferred to 7th Cavalry Oct. 2, 1902. — Member Examining Board, Washington, D. C., to Sept. 1, 1903. — At Maryland Agricultural College, College Park, Md., as Professor Military Science and Tactics to May 13, 1904.

Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., Retired May 13, 1904,
for disability in line of duty.

Civil History. — On duty with the National Guard of South Carolina May 15, 1904 to Aug. 15, 1906. — On duty as Librarian of the Army Service Schools, Fort Leavenworth, Kas., Aug. 15, 1906 to –––––. Secretary and Treasurer U. S. Cavalry Association and Editor of the Journal of the Association July 1, 1907 to –––––. Secretary and Treasurer of the Army Co‑Operative Fire Association, Sept. 1, 1909 to –––––.

Vol. VI
p182
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Oct. 4, 1848.)

Military History. —

Major, 10th Cavalry, May 31, 1901.

Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, May 13, 1904,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Librarian of the Army Service Schools, Fort Leavenworth, Kans., Aug. 15, 1906, to –––––; Secretary and Treasurer, U. S. Cavalry Association and Editor of the Journal of the Association, July 1, 1907, to –––––; Secretary and Treasurer of the Army Co‑operative Fire Association, Sept. 1, 1909, to –––––; Secretary and Disbursing Officer of the Army Service Schools, June 10, 1918, to ––––

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, July 9, 1918.

Vol. VII
p115
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Lieutenant-Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, May 15, 1904,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

At Fort Leavenworth, Kans., Secretary and Disbursing Officer of the Army Service Schools, June 10, 1918, to

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, July 9, 1918,
Act of July 9, 1918.

June 15, 1919; Librarian of the Army Service Schools, Aug. 15, 1906, to July 1, 1922; Secretary and Treasurer of the U. S. Cavalry Association and Editor of the Journal of the Association, July 1, 1907, to Jan. 15, 1920.

Civil History: — Secretary and Treasurer of the Army Co‑operative Fire Association, Sept. 1, 1909, to Feb. 1, 1925.

Died, Sept. 17, 1925, at Fort Leavenworth, Kans.: Aged 76.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1929.

Buried, Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, Fort Leavenworth, KS.


Thayer's Note:

a Col. Fuller's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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