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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1879

Vol. III
p326
2822

(Born Ill.)

Arthur C. Ducat

(Ap'd Ill.)

63

Born Chicago, IL.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1875, to June 13, 1879, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 11th Infantry, June 13, 1879.

Transferred to 3d Cavalry, Sep. 8, 1879.

Served: on frontier duty on Ute Expedition, Sep. 9 to Nov. 29, 1879, — Ft. Sanders, Wy., and in the field (sick leave of absence, Jan. 3 to Mar. 3, 1880, and on leave, Dec. 10, 1880, to Feb. 10, 1881), to July 14, 1881, — Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy. (on sick leave of absence, Jan. 29 to Feb. 27, 1882), to May 3, 1882, — Scouting in Arizona, to July 9, 1882, — and at Ft. Huachuca, Ara., and Scouting, to July 2, 1883; in garrison

(First Lieut., 3d Cavalry, Nov. 30, 1883)

at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to Feb. 13, 1884; and at the Infantry and Cavalry School of Application, to July 1, 1885; on frontier duty at Ft. Davis, Tex., and Scouting, Aug. 29, 1885, to July 5, 1886, — Camp Peña Colorada,  p327 Tex., to Oct. 20, 1886, — Ft. Davis, Tex. (leave of absence, Oct. 28 to Dec. 28, 1886), to Mar. 17, 1887, — Ft. Sill, I. T., and Scouting, to

(Transferred to 24th Infantry, Mar. 7, 1887)

May 29, 1888, — and San Carlos, Ara., to Oct., 1888; and as Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the State University of Nevada, Reno, Nev., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p322
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Reno, Nev., to June 12, 1890; garrison duty at Fort Grant, Ariz., to Sept. 9, 1890; at Fort Thomas, Ariz., to Jan., 1891; at San Carlos, Ariz., to July 18, 1891; on leave to Oct. 4, 1891; garrison duty at Fort Bayard, N. M., to Aug. 20, 1894; Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the Northern Illinois Normal School, Dixon, Ill., Sept. 1, 1894 to Nov. 5, 1896; garrison duty at Fort Douglas, Utah,

(Captain of Infantry, 24th Infantry, April 17, 1897)

to April 20, 1898; with regiment at Tampa, Fla., to June 14, 1898; in the campaign against Santiago de Cuba to July 1, 1898, when wounded in the assault on San Juan Hill; on sick leave to Oct. 1, 1898; garrison duty at Fort Douglas, Utah, to April 1, 1899; at Fort Harrison, Mont., to June 19, 1899; Aide-de‑camp to General Shafter, July 31 to Sept. 15, 1899; (Regimental Quartermaster, June 7, 1899 to Dec. 26, 1899);

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 49th U. S. Volunteer Infantry, Sept. 9, 1899)

with regiment at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Sept. 22 to Nov. 15, 1899; en route to and in Philippines to ––––

Vol. V
p301
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: En route to Philippines, to Dec. 31, 1899.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 49th Infantry, U. S. Volunteers, June 30, 1901)

— In Philippines Insurrection, Jan. 1, 1900 to May 20, 1901; recruiting duty, Denver, Colo., to June 1, 1902.

(Major, 7th Infantry, April 14, 1902)

— Presidio, San Francisco, Cal., June, 1902 to Oct. 1, 1903; Philippines, Oct. 30, 1902, commanding San Francisco de Malabon, Cavite; Fort William McKinley, Rizal, Lunita Barracks, Manila; sent to U. S., sick with fever and dysentery, Nov., 1904; on duty, Headquarters, Department of California, to Jan., 1906; at Fort Harrison, Mont., to Oct. 4, 1906; from Aug. to Sept., 1906, President Damage Claims Board, Camp Tacoma, Washington; command of Fort Brady, Mich., Oct. 8, 1906 to March 29, 1908; Officer in charge Division and  p302 Army competition, Fort Sheridan, Ill., July and Aug., 1907; member Examining Boards of officers for promotion, at Forts Harrison and Assinniboine; en route to Camp Connell, Samar, P. I., April and May, 1908.

Vol. VI
p285
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Arthur Charles Ducat, Born Sept. 25, 1856.)

Military History. —

Major, 7th Infantry, April 14, 1902.

En route from U. S. to Camp Connell, Samar, P. I., April and

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 20th Infantry, April 20, 1909)

May, 1909; at Cuartel de España, commanding 20th Infantry, July 4, 1909, to March 20, 1910; Surveying Officer, Department of Luzon, March 20 to May 15, 1910; at Cuartel de España, commanding regiment, Dec. 24, 1910, to Jan. 13, 1911; Feb. 13‑16, 1911, and April 14 to Nov. 14, 1911; on leave of absence in Europe and en route to U. S. to Feb. 3, 1912; at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., member of an examining board, Feb. 4, to

(Colonel of Infantry, March 2, 1912)

April 12, 1912; in New York, N. Y., on recruiting service, April 16, 1912, to March 8, 1913.

Died, March 8, 1913, in New York, N. Y.: Aged 55.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1913.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

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


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