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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1874

Vol. III
p233
2538

(Born N. Y.)

William S. Davies

(Ap'd Cal.)

30

William Staring Daviesa

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1870, to June 17, 1874, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 13th Infantry, June 17, 1874.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Fred Steele, Wy., Sep. 30 to Oct. 9, 1874; in garrison at Jackson Barracks, La., Oct. 17 to Nov. 28, 1874, — New Orleans, La., Nov. 28, 1874, to June 1, 1875, — Vicksburg, Mis., June 4, 1875, to May 17, 1876 (leave of absence, Sep. 3 to Oct. 31, 1875), — Baton Rouge, La., May 18 to July 17, 1876, — Clinton, La., to Oct. 24, 1876, — Jackson Barracks, La., to Dec. 1, 1876, — New Orleans, La., to June 1, 1877, — and Jackson Barracks, La., to July 28, 1877; in suppressing Railroad Disturbances in Kentucky and Pennsylvania, July 28 to Oct. 31, 1877; in garrison at Jackson Barracks, La., Oct. 31, 1877, to July 31, 1878, — Holly Springs, Mis., to Sep. 8, 1878, — Atlanta, Ga., to Dec. 11, 1878, — Jackson Barracks, La., Dec. 13, 1878, to June 14, 1879, — Atlanta, Ga., to Nov. 7, 1879, — Jackson Barracks, La., to June 23, 1880, — Camp on Rio la Plata, Col., to Jan. 1881, — Ft. Lewis, Col., to Oct. 25, 1881, — and Ft. Stanton, N. M., to Feb. 4, 1888.

First Lieut., 15th Infantry, Aug. 16, 1884.

Died, Feb. 4, 1888, at Ft. Stanton, N. M.: Aged 38.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1888, for an obituary notice.

Buried, Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, NM.


Thayer's Note:

a His middle name is from Heitman's Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army.


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