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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1875

Vol. III
p252
2590

(Born Va.)

Thomas S. McCaleb

(Ap'd Va.)

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Born Petersburg, VA.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., 9th Infantry, June 16, 1875.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Laramie, Wy., Oct. 5 to Nov. 23, 1875, — Camp Robinson, Neb., Nov. 26, 1875, to Oct. 29, 1876, — on Powder River Expedition, to Jan. 14, 1877, — North Platte, Neb., to Aug. 30, 1877, — Ft. McPherson, Neb., to Dec. 6, 1877, — North Platte, Neb., Dec. 6, 1877, to Jan., 1878, — Ft. McPherson, Neb., to Oct. 30, 1878, — Ft. McKinney, Wy., Nov. 15, 1878, to Oct. 28, 1880, — Cheyenne Depot, Wy., to July 3, 1881, — Ft. McKinney, Wy., to Apr. 7,

(First Lieut., 9th Infantry, Mar. 4, 1883)

1883, — Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., to July 20, 1886, — Whipple Barracks, Ara., to Jan., 1887, — Los Angeles, Cal. (temporarily on Engineer duty in Arizona), to Jan. 31, 1889, — and Whipple Barracks, Ara., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p261
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

(Thomas Sydney McCaleb)

Military History. — Served: At Whipple Barracks, Ariz., until Oct. 2, 1890. — Madison Barracks, N. Y., with 9th Infantry, Oct. 10, 1890

(Captain of Infantry, 9th Infantry, April 22, 1892)

to April 19, 1898. — Tampa, Fla., until June 8. — Embarked with expedition for Santiago de Cuba. — In assault on Fort San Juan. — Entered Santiago, July 17. — Left Santiago, Aug. 10. — At Montauk Point, L. I., Aug. 14 until Sept. 10, 1898. — Madison Barracks, Sept., 1898 to Feb., 1899.

(Transferred to 23d Infantry, June 20, 1900)

Vol. V
p236
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: Commanded battalion 9th Infantry in operations against Insurgents in Philippines from April 24, 1899 to June 20, 1900; sent to America (sick) from Taku, China, Aug., 1900;

(Major, 6th Infantry, Dec. 5, 1900)

— On Recruiting Service; returned to Philippines, June, 1902; transferred to 30th Infantry June 26, 1902.

Major, U. S. A., Retired, Dec. 5, 1902,
at his own request; over 30 Years' Service.

— Residence: Norfolk, Va.

Vol. VI
p206
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Thomas Sydney McCaleb, Born Nov. 16, 1853.)

Military History. —

Major, 6th Infantry, Dec. 5, 1900.

Major, U. S. A., Retired, Dec. 5, 1902,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

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

Military History: —

Major, U. S. A., Retired, Dec. 5, 1902,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Awarded Silver Star and cited "for gallantry in action against Spanish forces at Santiago, Cuba, July 1, 1898."

Vol. VIII
p51
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Maj., Ret., Dec. 5, 1902.

Died June 15, 1934, at Norfolk, Va.: Aged 80.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1935.º

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

a Maj. McCaleb's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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