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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1875

Vol. III
p249
2582

(Born Or.)

George L. Scott

(Ap'd Or.)

33

Born Lafayette, OR.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1871, to June 16, 1875, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 6th Cavalry, June 16, 1875.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Whipple, Ara., Oct. 21, 1875, to May 19, 1876, — Camp Thomas, Ara., Aug. 12, 1876, to Sep. 15, 1877 (leave of absence, to Nov. 15, 1877), — Camp Bowie, Ara., Nov. 15, 1877, to July 8, 1878, — Camp Verde, Ara., July 23, 1878, to July 13, 1881, —

(First Lieut., 6th Cavalry, May 29, 1881)

Scouting in Arizona, to Dec. 18, 1881 (leave of absence, to Apr. 18, 1882), — Ft. Verde, Ara., to Sep. 1, 1882, — Ft. McDowell, Ara., to Oct. 17, 1883, — Ft. Huachuca, Ara., to June 5, 1884, — Ft. Stanton, N. M., to May, 1886, — commanding Indian Scouts in the field, to Sep. 18, 1886, — Ft. Stanton, N. M. (purchasing horses, Feb. 12 to May 9, 1887, and Scouting, Sep. 27 to Oct. 13, 1887), to –––––.

Vol. IV
p259
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: In the field to Dec. 1, 1890; in the field in South Dakota, in the campaign against Sioux Indians at Pine Ridge Agency, to Jan., 1891; garrison duty at Fort McKinney, Wyo.,

(Captain of Cavalry, 6th Cavalry, July 1, 1891)

to April 17, 1892; at Ft. Yellowstone, Wyo., to Dec. 15, 1896; Acting Indian Agent at the La Pointe Agency, Ashland, Wis., Dec. 26, 1896 to July, 1898; en route to and in command of his troop in Puerto Rico to Nov., 1898; at Fort Sill, Okla., to ––––

Vol. V
p234
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Unknown to date of retirement, no information having been received.

(Major, 10th Cavalry, March 1, 1901)

Major, U. S. A., Retired Oct. 20, 1905,
at his own request, over 30 Years' Service.

Vol. VI
p205
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(George Lawson Scott, Born Nov. 24, 1849.)

Military History. —

Captain, 6th Cavalry, July 1, 1891.

At Fort Sill, Okla., to June 15, 1900; at Pittsburgh, Pa., on recruiting service, June 19, 1900, to

(Major, 10th Cavalry, March 1, 1901)

May 23, 1901; at Fort Sill, Okla., commanding post, June 17 to Dec. 30, 1901; at Leech Lake Agency, Walker, Minn., Indian Agent, Dec. 31, 1901, to

(Major, U. S. A., Retired, Oct. 20, 1905,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service)

Dec. 12, 1905.

Assigned to active duty in charge of Apache prisoners at Fort Sill, Okla., Oct. 12, 1910, to Aug. 6, 1911; at State Agricultural College, Colorado, Professor of Military Science and Tactics, Aug. 11, 1911, to Sept. 7, 1915; at Fort McDowell, Cal., Aug. 3, 1916, to ––––

Vol. VII
p130
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Major, U. S. A., Retired, Oct. 20, 1905,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

At Fort McDowell, Calif., Aug. 3, 1916, to

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

Apr., 1919, when he was relieved from further active duty.

Died, Dec. 5, 1926, at San Francisco, Calif.: Aged 77.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1927.

Buried, San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, CA.


Thayer's Note:

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


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