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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1873

Vol. III
p213
2484

(Born Ill.)

George H. Paddock

(Ap'd Ill.)

17

Born Princeton, 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., 4th Artillery, June 13, 1873.

Served: in garrison at Sitka, Alas., Oct. 27, 1873, to Aug. 18, 1874, — Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., Aug. 31 to Sep. 29, 1874, and Dec. 28, 1874, to July 15, 1875, — Alcatraz Island, Cal., Sep. 29 to Dec. 28, 1874, — Camp Gaston, Cal., July 21 to Dec. 4, 1875, — and Alcatraz Island, Cal., Dec. 15, 1875, to July 5, 1876 (leave of absence, to Oct. 10, 1876); on frontier duty at Ft. Canby, Wash., Oct. 10, 1876, to July 18, 1877, —

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Apr. 19, 1877)

Ft. Lapwai, Ida., July 19 to Sep., 1877, — and Ft. Stevens, Or., Sep. 28, 1877, to Mar. 31, 1878; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), May 1, 1878, to May 1, 1880, — Ft. Stevens, Or., to Dec. 4, 1880, — Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., to Oct. 15, 1881, — Ft. Adams, R. I., to Oct. 1, 1882, — and Ft. Trumbull, Ct., to May 16, 1884; on

(Transferred to 5th Cavalry, June 12, 1884)

leave of absence, to Sep. 9, 1884; and on frontier duty at Ft. McKinney, Wy., to May 20, 1885, — Scouting, to Oct. 26, 1885, — Ft. Riley, Kan., to Apr. 9, 1886, — Scouting, to Nov. 19, 1886, — Ft. Riley, Kan., and Nez Percés Expedition, to July 25, 1887, being engaged in the Battle on the Clearwater, Ida., July 11‑12, 1887, — Ft. Elliott, Tex. (Scouting, in

(Captain, 5th Cavalry, Jan. 16, 1889)

Sep., 1887), to Feb. 28, 1889, — and Ft. Supply, I. T., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p235
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Supply, I. T., to June 17, 1893; at camp at Eagle Pass, Tex., to May 21, 1894; at Fort Clark, Tex., to Dec. 13, 1895; at Fort Sam Houston, Tex., to July 31, 1897; on recruiting service at Milwaukee, Wis., Sept. 21, 1897 to July, 1898; with regiment at Tampa, Fla., to Aug., 1898; at Huntsville, Ala., to Jan., 1899; en route to and at Bayamón, P. R., to July 30, 1899. — Sick leave to Nov. 8, 1899. — With regiment at San Juan, P. R., to Feb., 1899; at Humacao, to –––––; Collector of customs at Humacao, P. R., Feb. 8, 1899 to ––––

Vol. V
p204
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: In command, as Captain 5th Cavalry, at Bayamon, P. R., from Feb. 10, 1899 to Aug. 1, 1899. — Sick in U. S. (typhoid fever) from Aug. 1, 1899 to Nov. 4, 1899. — On duty commanding troop F, 5th Cavalry, at San Juan, P. R., from Nov. 16, 1899 to Feb. 9, 1900. — In command and collector of port at Humacao, P. R., from Feb. 9, 1900 to Sept. 6, 1900. — Returned to U. S. with 5th Cavalry and on duty at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., from Dec. 24, 1900 to Feb. 23, 1901.

(Major, 10th Cavalry, Feb. 2, 1901)

— Transferred to 5th Cavalry Feb. 25, 1901. — To the Philippines with 5th Cavalry March 20, 1901. — Commanding 2d Squadron, stationed at various points in the province of Pampanga, with headquarters at Angeles, Guaquas and San Fernando successively. — In command and on duty at the above stations, from April 20, 1901 to Nov. 1, 1902. — Sick in the U. S. from Nov. 29, 1902 to Oct. 15, 1903.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 4th Cavalry, Aug. 16, 1903)

— Transferred to 5th Cavalry, Aug. 28, 1903. — On duty with 5th Cavalry, at Lieut.‑Colonel in command at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., from Oct. 15, 1903 to April 22, 1904. — In command at Fort Apache, Ariz., from April 25, 1904 to July 26, 1904. — In command at Fort Wingate, N. M., p205from July 26, 1904 to Sept. 11, 1904. — Recruiting duty at Chicago, Ill., from Sept. 11, 1904 to March 11, 1905. — In command at Fort Wingate, N. M., from March 29, 1905 to June 30, 1906.

Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., Retired June 30, 1906,
disability in the line of duty.

Civil History. — Occupation, Stock raising. — Residence, Princeton, Ills.

Vol. VI
p183
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(George Hussey Paddock, Born Jan. 14, 1852.)

Military History. —

Lieut.‑Colonel, 4th Cavalry, Aug. 16, 1903.

Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, June 30, 1906,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Civil History. — At Princeton, Ill., engaged in stock raising.

Military History. — Recalled to active service, April 14, 1917; at Baltimore, Md., on general recruiting service to May 29, 1917; at New York City, Assistant Recruiting Officer, May 29, 1917, to ––––

(Colonel, U. S. A., on Retired List, Feb. 8, 1919)

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

Military History. —

Lieutenant-Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, June 30, 1906,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Recalled to active service, Apr. 14, 1917; at Baltimore, Md., on general recruiting service to Apr. 24, 1917; at New York City, Assistant Recruiting Officer, Apr. 24, 1917, to Mar. 15, 1920.

(Colonel, U. S. A., on Retired List, Feb. 8, 1919)

Civil History. — At Princeton, Ill., engaged in stock raising.

Vol. VIII
p48
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Col., Ret., Feb. 8, 1919.

Died, Dec. 29, 1934, at St. Augustine, Fla.: Aged 81.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1936.º

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

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


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