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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1878

Vol. III
p303
2743

(Born Md.)

Millard F. Waltz

(Ap'd Md.)

27

Born New Market, MD.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1874, to June 13, 1878, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Additional Second Lieut., 12th Infantry, June 14, 1878.

Second Lieut., 12th Infantry, June 28, 1878.

Served: at the Military Academy, as Assistant Instructor of Artillery Tactics, July 3 to Aug. 28, 1878; on leave of absence, to Dec. 12, 1878 on frontier duty at Camp McDowell, Ara., Dec. 12, 1878, to Sep. 20, 1882; in garrison at Madison Barracks, N. Y., to Oct. 23, 1884, — and

(First Lieut., 12th Infantry, Oct. 15, 1884)

Plattsburg Barracks, N. Y., to July 25, 1887; on frontier duty at Ft. Sully, Dak., to Jan., 1888; and as Professor of Military Science and Tactics, Cathedral School of St. Paul, Garden City, N. Y., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p301
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Garden City, L. I., from Jan. 11, 1888 to Feb. 10, 1891. — At Fort Sully, S. D., to Aug. 15, 1893. — On leave of absence. — At Memphis, Ten., Feb. 10, 1894

(Captain of Infantry, 12th Infantry, Jan. 9, 1896)

to Sept., 1897. — At Fort Niobrara, Neb., Jan. 17 to April 19, 1898. — En route to Cuba, at Chickamauga, Tampa, and Port Tampa, until June 14, 1898. — In Cuba, June 22 to Aug. 15, 1898. — Commanded company in battle of El Caney, July 1, 1898. — Participated in battle of San Juan, July 2 and 3, and in bombardment of Santiago, July 10 and 11. — At surrender of Santiago, July 17, 1898. — At Montauk Point, Aug. 23 to Sept. 16, 1898. — At Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Sept. 20 to Feb. 11, 1899. — En route to Philippines with 12th Infantry, Feb., 1899 to ––––

Vol. V
p279
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Unknown, no information having been received.

(Major, 1st Infantry, July 5, 1901)

(Assistant Adjutant-General, by detail, July 8, 1902)

(Unassigned, July 8, 1906)

(Assigned to 16th Infantry, July 13, 1906)

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 27th Infantry, March 26, 1907)

Vol. VI
p256
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Millard Fillmore Waltz, Born Feb. 13, 1857.)

Military History. —

Captain, 12th Infantry, Jan. 9, 1896.

In Philippines, March, 1899, to June, 1903 (commanded 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry, in advance from San Fernando to Calulut, Aug. 9, 1899, and in attack upon and capture of Angeles, Aug. 16, 1899; subsequently during northern advance of 2nd Division, 8th Army Corps, instituting civil government in different provinces and scouting to June 19, 1900; Judge Advocate, Department of Northern Luzon, Aug. 14, 1900, to

(Major, 1st Infantry, July 5, 1901)

Nov. 30, 1901, and Judge Advocate of the North Philippines to Feb. 5, 1902; at Hdqrs. Department of North Philippines, in charge of civil affairs, Feb. 5 to July 1, 1902; Major, Adjutant General's Department (by detail), July 8, 1902 (title subsequently changed to Military Secretary); Adjutant General, Department of North Philippines, July 10 to Sept. 30, 1902; Adjutant General, Department of Luzon, Oct. 1, 1902, to June 26, 1903); en route to U. S. to Sept. 13, 1903; at Washington, D. C., in Adjutant General's office, Sept. 22‑30, 1903; on leave of absence to Jan. 10, 1904; at Atlanta, Ga., Adjutant General, Department of the Gulf, Jan. 15, 1904, to

(Member of General Staff, Aug. 16, 1906)

Oct. 11, 1906 (at Thoroughfare, Va., Adjutant General, 2nd Provisional Division, Aug. 25 to Sept. 17, 1904); at Washington, D. C., Secretary and member of Board of Directors of Army War College, Oct. 12, 1906, to March 11, 1907;

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 27th Infantry, March 26, 1907)

at Havana, Cuba, Chief of Staff of Army of Cuban Pacification, March 30, 1907, to April 1, 1909; at Washington, D. C., settling affairs of Army of Cuban Pacification, to June 2, 1909; on leave of absence to Oct. 2, 1909; at Washington, D. C., in office of Chief of Staff, Oct. 3, 1909, to Aug. 15, 1910; on leave of absence to Sept. 15, 1910; at Fort Sheridan, Ill., with regiment, to

(Colonel of Infantry, March 11, 1911)

(Assigned to 19th Infantry, July 14, 1911)

November, 1911; en route to Philippines and charge there to May 15, 1912; at Fort Meade, S. D., commanding regiment and post, June 15 to July 1, 1912; at Alexandria, La., commanding Camp of Instruction, July 3 to Aug. 26, 1912; at Fort Meade, S. D., with regiment, to Feb. 23, 1913; at Galveston, Texas, with regiment, March 1, 1913, to April 24, 1914; at Vera Cruz, Mexico, with regiment, April 28 to Nov. 23, 1914; at Galveston, Texas, Nov. 28, 1914, to Sept. 3, 1915; at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, with regiment, to March 31, 1918.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, April 1, 1918,
At His Own Request, After Over 43 Years' Service.

Vol. VII
p151
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Apr. 1, 1918,
At His Own Request, After Over 43 Years' Service.

Awarded two Silver Stars and cited "for gallantry in action against Spanish forces at El Caney, Cuba, July 1, 1898," and "for gallantry in action against insurgent forces at Angeles, Luzon, Philippine Islands, Aug. 16, 1899."

Vol. VIII
p56
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Col., Ret., Apr. 1, 1918.

Died, Aug. 20, 1936, at Ft. Sam Houston, Tex.: Aged 79.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1937.º

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

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


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