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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1873

Vol. III
p218
2499

(Born Io.)

Charles M. O'Connor

(Ap'd Io.)

32

Born Muscatine, IA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1869, to p219June 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. Union, N. M., Sep. 29, 1873, to May 5, 1874, — Scouting, to Nov. 21, 1874, — Ft. Union, N. M., to July 9, 1875 (leave of absence, Mar. 9 to May 9, 1875), — Ringgold Barracks, Tex., Oct. 13, 1875, to Aug. 29, 1876, — Ft. Brown, Tex., Aug. 30, 1876, to Feb. 2, 1878, — Ft. Clark, Tex., Feb. 23 to Apr., 1878, — Scouting, Apr.‑May, 1878 (leave of absence, to Nov. 28, 1878), — Ft. Clark, Tex., Nov. 28, 1878, to May, 1879, — Ft. Brown, Tex., to Jan. 18, 1880, — Santa Maria, Tex., to Apr. 30, 1880, — Ft. Brown, Tex., to Dec. 15, 1880 (leave of absence, to Mar. 28, 1881), — Ft. Clark, Tex. (on leave, and sick

(First Lieut., 8th Cavalry, Mar. 17, 1881)

leave of absence, June 29 to Oct. 17, 1881), to Nov. 8, 1881, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to Feb. 24, 1885, — Scouting in Kansas (Quartermaster duty at Arkansas City, Kan., Feb. to June, 1885), to July 4, 1885, — Ft. Brown, Tex., to Mar. 27, 1887, — San Antonio, Tex., to May 17, 1888, — and on the March to and at Ft. Meade, Dak., to –––––; as Regimental Adjutant, Mar. 31, 1887, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p237
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: As Adjutant of 8th Cavalry till Feb. 18, 1891.

(Captain of Cavalry, 8th Cavalry, Feb. 18, 1891)

p238 — On recruiting service March, 1891 till Oct., 1893, at St. Louis, Mo. — Served at Fort Meade, S. D., commanding troop, till May, 1898. — Ordered to Agency of Northern Cheyenne Indians, Camp Merritt, Lame Deer, Mont., with troop, till July 2, 1899. — At Fort Keogh, Mont., commanding troop and post, till Oct. 11, 1898. — In camp at Huntsville, Ala., commanding squadron, till Jan. 30, 1899. — A. A. A. G., April 28, 1899, Department of Puerto Principe, Cuba. — In camp at Puerto Principe, Cuba, to ––––

Vol. V
p208
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: In camp at Puerto Principe, Cuba, to Nov. 1, 1899. — Commanding Troop B till Feb. 2, 1901, at Fort Riley, Kansas,

(Major, 14th Cavalry, Feb. 2, 1901)

till Aug. 20, 1906. — Commanding 1st Squadron at Fort Leavenworth, Fort Riley and Fort Huachuca, Ariz., till Sept., 1903. — At Malabang, Mindanao, P. I., till Oct., 1905. — Fort Walla Walla, Wash., and Fort Boise, Ida., till Aug. 1906. — On Lake Lanay and Jolo expedition, Oct. 31 to Nov. 27, 1903. — Rio Grande expedition, March 10 to 14, 1904. — Engagements at Hunan and Suliernan Heights, Feb., 1904. — Third Sulu expedition, April 28 to May 23, 1905. — Commanding troops in attack and capture of Pala's Cotta, March 5, 1905.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 3rd Cavalry, Aug. 20, 1906)

— Transferred to 8th Cavalry, March 8, 1907. — At Seattle, Wash., till Jan. 2, 1907. — At Fort Robinson, Neb., from April 20, 1907 to May 25, 1907. — Detached service at maneuver camp, July 13 to Sept. 2, 1908. — On duty with regiment May 25, 1907, till Aug. 15, 1909. — G. C. M. duty at Fort Leavenworth, Oct. 4 to 17, 1908. — Detached service at Fort D. A. Russell, Dec. 27 to 31, 1908. — Detached service, G. C. M., at Fort Mackenzie, March 2 to March 5, 1909. — Detached service, G. C. M., at Fort Leavenworth, June 3 to June 10, 1909. — On duty at Army War College, Aug. 15, 1909 to –––––.

Vol. VI
p185
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Charles Mallon O'Connor, Born Oct. 3, 1851.)

Military History. —

Lieut.‑Colonel, 3d Cavalry, Aug. 20, 1906.

At Washington, D. C., at Army War College, Aug. 15, 1909, to Oct. 1, 1910, and awaiting orders to Jan. 17, 1911;

(Colonel, 6th Cavalry, Jan. 17, 1911)

At Fort Des Moines, Iowa, to April 12, 1911; at Douglas, Arizona, on border duty, commanding regiment and Department of Colorado, to June p1861, 1911; at Fort Huachuca, Arizona, with regiment, to June 20, 1911; at Denver, Col., commanding Department to June 30, 1911; on leave of absence to July 10; at Fort Huachuca with regiment, to Jan. 10, 1912; at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, with regiment to June 21, 1912; at Maneuver Camp, Sparta, Wis., with regiment, to Sept. 1, 1912; at Fort Des Moines to Feb. 26, 1913; at Texas City, Texas, Camp of 2nd Division, with regiment, to April 24, 1914; at Chicago, Ill., Inspector General, Central Division, April 26 to

(Inspector General, by Detail, April 26, 1914)

Dec. 8, 1914; at Douglas, Arizona, commanding 2nd Cavalry Brigade, Dec. 10, 1914, to July 5, 1915; on leave of absence to Oct. 3, 1915.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Oct. 3, 1915,
By Operation of Law.

Placed on active duty in charge of Training Camps Division and Assistant to Adjutant, Eastern Department, Sept. 4, 1917 to ––––

Vol. VII
p117
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Oct. 3, 1915,
By Operation of Law.

On active duty in charge of Training Camps Division and Assistant to Adjutant, Eastern Department, Sept. 4, 1917, to May 24, 1919.

Died, Dec. 6, 1922, at Atlanta, Ga.: Aged 71.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1923.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

a Col. O'Connor's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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