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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1877

Vol. III
p289
2699

(Born N. Y.)

Stephen C. Mills

(Ap'd Ill.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1873, to June 14, 1877, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Additional Second Lieut., 17th Infantry, June 15, 1877.

Served: on leave of absence and awaiting orders, June 15 to Dec. 20,

(Second Lieut., 12th Infantry, June 30, 1877)

1877; in garrison at Angel Island, Cal., Dec. 20, 1877, to Sep. 7, 1878 (on detached service, with Recruits for 6th Cavalry, Apr. 22 to July 11, 1878, and on Bannock Campaign, July 11 to Aug. 28, 1878); and on frontier duty at Camp Apache, Ara., Oct. 15, 1878, to Aug. 10, 1879, — Camp on Turkey Hill Creek, Ara., to Sep., 1879, — Rocky Cañon, Ara., to Nov., 1879, — Ft. Thomas, Ara., to Jan., 1880, — Camp Huachuca, Ara., to Mar., 1880, — Scouting, to May, 1880, — Camp Thomas, Ara., to Aug., 1880, — Ft. Grant, Ara., to Sep., 1880, — Scouting, to Nov., 1880, — Ft. Huachuca, Ara., to July, 1882, — Whipple Barracks, Ara., to Aug. 30, 1882, — and Madison Barracks, N. Y., to Nov. 1, 1884; as Professor of

(First Lieut., 12th Infantry, May 24, 1884)

Military Science, Knox College, Ill., to June 7, 1886; in charge of Indian prisoners at Ft. Marion, Fla., to Jan., 1887; on leave of absence, Jan. 29, 1887, to Jan. 28, 1888; on frontier duty at Ft. Sully, Dak., to Dec. 5, 1888; and on leave of absence, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p289
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. —

(Brevet First Lieutenant, Feb. 27, 1890, for gallant services in actions against Indians in the San Andreas Mountains, N. M., April 7, 1880, and in the Las Animas Mountains, N. M., April 28, 1882)1

 p290  Served: Military attaché, U. S. Legation, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1890‑91. — Commanding Co. B, 12th Infantry, Fort Sully, S. D., 1891‑94.

(Captain of Infantry, 12th Infantry, Dec. 16, 1894)

— At Fort Niobrara, Neb., Oct., 1894-April, 1895. — Aide-de‑camp to Major-General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.T. H. Ruger, April 30, 1895–April 2, 1897. On detached service at Headquarters of the Army to May 31, 1897. — Fort Niobrara, Neb., to April, 1898. — Mustering Officer, State of Georgia, May 1 to July 3, 1898.

(Major and Inspector-General, U. S. Volunteers, May 12, 1898)

— Inspector-General, 2d Division, 4th Army Corps, July 4 to Aug. 2, 1898.

(Honorably discharged from Volunteer Service, July 28, 1898)

(Major, Staff — Inspector-General, July 25, 1898)

— Served in Inspector-General's Office, Washington, D. C., Aug. 4, 1898 to –––––; Recorder of the commission appointed by the President to investigate the conduct of the War Department in the war with Spain, Sept. 24, 1898 to ––––

Vol. V
p266
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — At Tampa, Florida, July 4 to Aug. 3, 1898; Inspector-General, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps.

(Major, Inspector-General, U. S. Army, July 25, 1898)

— In office of the Inspector-General of the Army, War Department, Aug. and Sept., 1898; Recorder, Commission appointed by the President to Investigate the Conduct of the War Department in the War with Spain, Sept., 1898 to June 1, 1899; in office of the Inspector-General of the Army, June 1 to Nov. 15, 1899; en route to, and on duty in Philippine Islands, Nov. 15, 1899 to April 15, 1902.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Inspector-General, Feb. 2, 1901)

— Inspector-General, Department of Missouri, Omaha, Nebraska, May 1, to Nov. 15, 1902; in office of the Inspector-General of the Army, Nov. 17, 1902 to March 20, 1905.

(Colonel, Inspector-General, April 12th, 1903)

— Inspector-General, Atlantic Division, March 20, 1905 to June 30, 1907, and of the Department of the East, to July 19, 1907; en route to Philippine Islands, July 20 to Sept. 1, 1907.

(Colonel, General Staff, Aug. 15, 1907)

— Chief of Staff, Philippines Division, Manila, P. I., Sept. 2, 1907 to Aug. 15, 1909; en route to United States, to Sept. 12, 1909; Chief of Staff, Department of the Lakes, Sept. 22, 1909 to –––––.

Vol. VI
p242
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Stephen Crosby Mills, Born May 8, 1854.)

Military History. —

Colonel, General Staff, Aug. 15, 1907.

At Chicago, Ill., Chief of Staff, Department of the Lakes, Sept. 22, 1909, to Oct. 1, 1910; at Governor's Island, N. Y., Chief of Staff, Eastern Department, Oct. 2, 1910, to March 8, 1911; at San Antonio, Texas, Chief of Staff, Maneuver Division, March 11 to Aug. 14, 1911; relieved  p243 as member of General Staff Corps, Aug. 14, 1911; Inspector-General, Eastern Department, Aug. 15, 1911, to Aug. 3, 1914.

Died, Aug. 3, 1914, at Ticonderoga, N. Y.: Aged 60.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1915.

Buried, West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY.


The Author's Note:

1 This brevet is not included in the Army Register, 1899.


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