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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1876

Vol. III
p270
2639

(Born Pa.)

Alfred M. Fuller

(Ap'd Pa.)

47

Alfred Meason Fuller: Born July 10, 1852, Uniontown, PA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1871, to June 14, 1876, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 10th Cavalry, June 15,º 1876.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Sanders, Wy., Sep. 30 to Oct. 6, 1876,

(Transferred to 2d Cavalry, July 28, 1876)

— Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., to Nov. 16, 1876, — Ft. Ellis, Mon., Dec. 8, 1876, to Mar. 3, 1877, — and on Nez Percés Expedition, to May 7, 1877, when he was wounded in the Battle of Little Muddy Creek, Mon., May 7, 1877 (absent, disabled by wound, June 10, 1877, to Sep. 23, 1878); in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Sep. 28 to Oct. 23, 1878; on frontier duty at Ft. Ellis, Mon., Nov. 15‑24, 1878; constructing Telegraph Line to Ft. Custer, Mon., Nov. 24, 1878, to Jan., 1879; on frontier duty at Ft. Ellis, Mon., to Sep. 23, 1880; on leave of absence, to Mar. 23, 1881; in garrison at Ft. Snelling, Min., to May 13, 1881; on frontier duty at Ft. Custer, Mon. (guarding construction parties of Northern Pacific R. R., Aug. to Oct., 1882, and on leave of absence, May 23 to

(First Lieut., 2d Cavalry, Mar. 27, 1883)

Nov. 23, 1883), to May 4, 1884; as Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Allegheny College, Pa., to July 1, 1887; and on frontier duty at Ft. Walla Walla, Wash., Sep. 5, 1887, to Apr. 5, 1889, — Vancouver Barracks, Wash., to Sep. 5, 1889, — and Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p274
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. —

(Brevet 1st Lieutenant, Feb. 27, 1890, for gallant services in action against Indians, on the Rosebud, Mont., May 7, 1877, where he was wounded)

Served: In Pine Ridge campaign as Adjutant Fort Leavenworth Cavalry Squadron, winter of 1890‑91. — At Fort Leavenworth

(Captain of Cavalry, 2d Cavalry, Aug. 14, 1893)

until Sept., 1893. — Rebellion Record Office, Washington, D. C., until Sept. 1, 1897. — Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Lawrence University, Appleton, Wis., to May 11, 1898. — Columbus, O., on a Board to buy horses for Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, to July 16. — Joined regiment at Montauk, N. Y., Aug. 1, 1898. — Went with regiment in command of troop to Cuba, arriving at Matanzas, Feb. 5, 1899. — Matanzas, Cuba to ––––

Vol. V
p251
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: Commanding troop from Jan. 1, 1899 to Oct. 5, and from Nov. 27 to Dec. 24, commanding squadron from Jan. 1 to 17, Feb. 1 to 28, Mar. 5 to April 11, May 1 to Oct. 5, and from Nov. 27 to Dec. 24, on leave of absence from Oct. 5 to Nov. 16, commanding Post Hamilton Barracks, Cuba, from Nov. 16 to 27, and from Dec. 24 to 31, 1899; commanding troop and squadron, 2d Cavalry, from Jan. 1, 1900 to Mar. 1, Mar. 10 to Sept. 13, and from Nov. 22 to Dec. 31, absent with leave from March 2 to 9 and Sept. 14 to Nov. 12, sick in quarters from Nov. 12 to 22, in line of duty; commanding troop and squadron, 2d Cavalry, commanding post since Feb. 23, 1901; D. S., Matanzas, Cuba, April 15 to 19, commanding troop; commanding post and squadron to May 19, 1901; commanding troop to Sept. 24, 1901; absent with leave for one month; commanding troop and squadron, Nov. 20, 1901; joined post from L. of A., Nov. 20, 1901; commanding troop and squadron to Dec. 6; commanding troop to Dec. 31, 1901; Summary Court Officer, Dec. 15, 1901; commanding troop, 3d Squadron and Post, Mar. 14, 1902 to Mar. 31, 1902; commanding troop, April 1 to May 18, 1902; on leave of absence May 18 to 23, 1902; commanding troop, May 23 to Sept. 9, absent with leave Sept. 10 to 14, 1902; sick in quarters Sept. 19 to 27; absent, sick at Chicago, Ill., Sept. 27, to Oct. 4, 1902.

Died, Oct. 4, 1902, at Chicago, Ill.: Aged 50.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1903, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Fuller's full name and birth data are from his AOG obituary.


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