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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1873

Vol. III
p222
2508

(Born N. Y.)

Joseph F. Huston

(Ap'd N. Y.)

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Born West Point, NY.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., 20th Infantry, June 13, 1873.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Ripley, Min., Sep. 30, 1873, to July, 1874, — Ft. Lincoln, Dak., to Sep., 1874, — Ft. Ripley, Min., to May 5, 1877, — Ft. Snelling, Min., to Dec. 20, 1877, — and Ft. Brown, Tex., Dec. 26, 1877, to June 21, 1881; on leave of absence, to Dec. 8, 1881;

(First Lieut., 20th Infantry, June 28, 1878)

and on frontier duty at Ft. Dodge, Kan., to June 6, 1882, — Ft. Reno, I. T., to July 1, 1883, — Regimental Quartermaster, June 30, 1883, to Sep. 1, 1887, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to May 13, 1885, — and Ft. Assinniboine, Mon., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p240
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Assinniboine, Mont.,

(Captain of Infantry, 20th Infantry, July 15, 1890)

to June 1, 1891; on recruiting service at Albany, N. Y., June 10 to Oct. 7, 1891, and at Minneapolis, Min., to April 27, 1893; on duty with the National Guard of Minnesota, April 28, 1893 to June, 1894; garrison duty at Fort Assinniboine, Mont., to Oct. 10, 1894; at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., to April 19, 1898; with regiment at Mobile, Ala., and at Tampa, Fla., to June 14, 1898; in the campaign against Santiago and in Cuba to Aug., 1898; being engaged in the battles of El Caney, July 1, San Juan, July 1‑3, and in the operations against and siege of Santiago to July 17, 1898; with regiment en route to and at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., to Jan., 1899; en route to and in Philippines to ––––

(Major of Infantry, 19th Infantry, May 5, 1899)

Vol. V
p211
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — In engagement, San Guadalupe, P. I., March 13, 1899.

(Major 19th Infantry, May 5, 1899)

— Detached service, attached to the 20th Infantry at Manila, P. I., and commanding 3rd Battalion of same, May 5 to Aug. 22, 1899; joined regiment, Aug. 23, at Manila, P. I.; commanding 2nd Battalion of regiment, Aug. 23, 1899 to Jan. 17, 1900; commanding 2nd Battalion of regiment and post of San Jose de Buena Vista, Panay, P. I., Jan. 18 to 30, 1900; commanding 2nd Battalion in field, Jan. 31 to Feb. 1, 1900; commanding 2nd Battalion and post of San Jose de Buena Vista, Panay, P. I., and Governor of Antique Province, Panay, P. I., Feb. 2 to 27, 1900; detached service at Iloilo, Panay, P. I., February 28 to March 3, 1900; commanding 2nd Battalion and post of San Jose de Buena Vista, Panay, P. I., March 3 to 8, 1900; commanding 2nd Battalion in field, March 9 to April 1, 1900; commanding 2nd Battalion and post of San Jose de Buena Vista, Panay, P. I., and Military Commander of Province of Antique, Panay, P. I., April 1 to June 30, 1900; commanding 2nd Battalion and post of San Jose de Buena Vista, Panay, P. I., July 1, 1900 to Jan. 29, 1901; detached service at Iloilo, P. I., Jan. 30 to March 1, 1901; commanding 2nd Battalion, March 2 to April 1, 1901; commanding 1st Battalion, April 2 to May 17, 1901; detached service at Tacloban, Leyte, P. I. (G. C. M. duty), May 18 to June 2, 1901; commanding 1st Battalion, June 2, 1901; appointed S. C., post of Cebu, June 19, p2121901; Intelligent Officer, post of Cebu, Oct. 18, 1901; A. W. L., Nov. 4 to 9, 1901; detached service at Iloilo, Panay, P. I., Nov., 1901, as member of examining board; detached service at Loboc, Bohol, P. I. (member military commission), Nov. 30 to December 7, 1901; commanding regiment and post of Cebu and all sub‑posts of Island of Cebu, from December 8, 1901, to May 9, 1902; with regiment, May 10 to 13, 1902; commanding troops on board U. S. A. Transport Sheridan, 13 to 17 May, 1902; commanding regiment, May 17 to July 6, 1902.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 1st Infantry, April 5th, 1902)

— Transferred from 1st to 19th Infantry, June 26, 1902; commanding regiment, July 10 to Sept. 17, 1902; with regiment, Sept. 18 to Oct. 7; in arrest Oct. 7 to 26, 1902, Orders Department Commander, Department of California; appointed Fire Marshall, 19th Infantry, Nov. 11, 1902; appointed S. C., 19th Infantry April 13, 1903 and relieved June 21, 1903; detached service, commanding troops, 19th Infantry at Presidio, San Francisco, Cal., and en route to Fort Wright, Washington, June 19 to July 17, 1903; detached service at Fort Lawton, Washington, from July 18 to Aug. 4, 1903; ordered to Vancouver Barracks, Washington, to assume command of the regiment.

(Colonel, 19th Infantry, August 15th, 1903)

— Commanding regiment from Aug. 1, 1903; commanding Post of Vancouver Barracks, Washington, from Aug. 5 to 18, 1903, and from Aug. 20, 1903, to Dec. 1; detached service at Fort Wright, Washington, on G. C. M. duty, from Dec. 1 to 6, 1903; detached service commanding 2nd Brigade Camp Nisqually, Washington, July 10 to 20, 1904; commanding regiment from Dec. 6, 1903, to July 10, 1904, and from July 20, 1904, to April 1, 1905; commanding Post of Vancouver Barracks, Washington, from Dec. 6, 1903, to July, 1904, and from July 21, 1904, to March 31, 1905; left Vancouver Barracks, Washington, April 1, 1905; commanding regiment and troops on board U. S. A. Transport Buford, April 1 to May 10, 1905; commanding Post of Malabang, Mindanao, P. I., from May 16, 1905, to June 1, 1905, and from June 4 to Sept. 25, 1905; arrived at Malabang, Mindanao, P. I., May 10, 1905; arrived in Manila Bay, P. I., May 5,º 1905; commanding regiment from Sept. 29 to Oct. 27, 1905, and from Oct. 31, 1905 to Feb. 14, 1906, and from Feb. 22, 1906, to –––––; detached service at Camp Vicars, Mindanao, P. I., June 2 and 3, 1905, V. O., C. O.; commanding Post of Malabang, Mindanao, P. I., Sept. 29, 1905, to Dec. 19, 1905; assumed command of Department of Mindanao, P. I., Sept. 25, and relinquished command of same at 12m., September 29, 1905; detached service in the field, from Oct. 28 to 30, 1905, V. O., C. O.; in command of Post of Parang, Mindanao, P. I., Dec. 20, 1905; detached service at Malabang, P. I. (witness G. C. M.); left Post, Dec. 28, 1905; rejoined, January 2, 1906; detached service in the field, Feb. 15 to 21, 1906; commanding Post of Parang, Mindanao, P. I. and regiment, from February 22, 1906, to May 22, 1907; A. W. L. (1 month) May 22 to 31, 1907; sick in Division Hospital, Manila, P. I., June 1 to 26, 1907; rejoined regiment at Mariveles, P. I., June 27, 1907; commanding regiment, June 27, 1907 to Aug. 8, 1907, and from Aug. 30, 1907 to –––––; commanding troops on board U. S. A. Transport Buford June 27 to July 30, 1907; A. W. L., Aug. 8 to 30, 1907;º commanding Fort Bliss, Texas, Aug. 2 to 8, 1907, and from Aug. 30 to Oct. 17, 1907; A. W. L., Aug. 9 to 29, 1907;º commanding regiment, Aug. 30, 1907, to Oct. 17, 1907; before Army Retiring Board, Oct. 8 to 31, 1907; A. W. L., Nov. 1 to Dec. 5, 1907; commanding regiment, Dec. 5, 1907, to Jan. 2, 1908; detached service at San Antonio, Texas, Jan. 3 to 8, 1908; commanding p213regiment from Jan. 9, 1908, to Oct. 10, 1908; detached service at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, from Oct. 11 to 18, 1908.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Feb. 23, 1910,
disability incident to the service.

Vol. VI
p188
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Joseph Francis Huston, Born Aug. 11, 1852.)

Military History. —

Colonel, 19th Infantry, Aug. 15, 1903.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Feb. 23, 1910,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Died, May 14, 1917, at San Francisco, Cal.: Aged 64.

Obituary notice in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1917.


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