[image ALT: Much of my site will be useless to you if you've got the images turned off!]
mail:
Bill Thayer

[image ALT: Cliccare qui per una pagina di aiuto in Italiano.]
Italiano

[Link to a series of help pages]
Help
[Link to the next level up]
Up
[Link to my homepage]
Home
This site is not affiliated with the US Military Academy.
[decorative delimiter]
USMA
Home

 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1880

Vol. III
p340
2873

(Born Mo.)

George W. Goode

(Ap'd at Large)

47

Born St. Louis, MO.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1875, to June 26, 1877, and Aug. 28, 1877, to June 12, 1880, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 1st Cavalry, June 12, 1880.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Walla Walla, Wash., Sep. 11, 1880, to  p341 Dec. 2, 1881, — Ft. Klamath, Or., and in the field, to Oct. 23, 1882, — Ft. Walla Walla, Wash., and in the field, to June 10, 1884, — and Ft. Assinniboine, Mon., and in the field, to Dec. 2, 1886; on leave of absence, to Apr. 2, 1887; conducting recruits to the Department of Dakota, to May 2, 1887; on frontier duty at Camp Sheridan, Wy., to Oct. 16, 1887, — Ft. Buford, Dak., to Sep. 13, 1888, — and Fort Maginnis, Mon., to May 10, 1889; and on duty at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p336
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Jefferson Barracks, Mo., to Oct. 4, 1890; garrison duty at Fort Custer, Mont.,

(First Lieut. of Cavalry, 3d Cavalry, Feb. 1, 1891)

(Transferred to 1st Cavalry, April 27, 1891)

to Dec., 1891; at Fort Buford, N. D., to April 20, 1892; at Fort Grant, Ariz., to Dec. 21, 1893; on duty at the Military Prison, Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Dec. 31, 1893 to June 30, 1895; on leave to Nov. 2, 1895; garrison duty at Fort Riley, Kan., to June 9, 1896; Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the Missouri Military Academy, Mexico, Mo., June 11 to Nov. 17, 1896; garrison duty at Fort Sill, Okla., to April 21, 1898; with regiment at Camp Thomas, Ga., and at Lakeland, Fla., to June 14, 1898; in the campaign against Santiago, and in Cuba, to Aug.,  p337 1898; being engaged in the battles of Las Guasimas, June 24, and San Juan Hill, July 1‑3, and in the operations around Santiago to July 17, 1898; at Camp Wikoff, N. Y., Aug. to Sept., 1898; sick leave, Sept. 13 to Oct. 17, 1898; on mustering duty at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., to March, 1899,

(Captain of Cavalry, 1st Cavalry, March 2, 1899)

and at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., to May 30, 1899; garrison duty at Fort Meade, S. D., July 3, 1899 to ––––

Vol. V
p312
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: Garrison duty at Fort Meade, S. D., July 3, 1899 to July 19, 1900; at Fort Yellowstone, Wyo., commanding Troop G, 1st Cavalry and post, and Acting Superintendent, Yellowstone National Park, to Oct. 28, 1901; on general recruiting service, Springfield, Ill., to Nov. 3, 1903; garrison duty, Fort Clark  p313 and Fort Sam Houston, Texas, to May 1, 1906; in camp with 2d Squadron, 1st Cavalry, Oakland, Cal., to June 12, 1906; garrison duty, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, to Nov. 30, 1907; en route to Manila, P. I., to Jan. 2, 1908; garrison duty, Camp Stotsenburg, Pamp[anga], P. I. to –––––.

(Major, 13th Cavalry, April 18, 1909)º

Vol. VI
p305
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(George William Goode, Born April 21, 1855.)

Military History. —

Captain, 1st Cavalry, March 2, 1899

At Camp Stotsenburg, P. I., on garrison duty, January, 1908, to Feb. 3, 1909; at Camp John Hay, P. I., Feb. 3 to April 3, 1909;

(Major, 5th Cavalry, April 3, 1909)º

at Camp Stotsenburg to May 12, 1909; en route to Hawaii to June 2, 1909; at Schofield Bks., Hawaii, commanding 1st Squadron, 5th Cavalry, June 3 to

(Transferred to 11th Cavalry, June 16, 1909)

July 5, 1909; en route to U. S., July 5‑14, 1909; at Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., commanding 3rd Squadron, 11th Cavalry, July 24, 1909, to Aug. 29, 1910; (commanding regiment from Aug. 8, 1910); at Washington, D. C., sick in Walter Reed Hospital, Oct. 19 to Nov. 19, 1910; at Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., Nov. 20, 1910, to March 8, 1911; at San Antonio, Texas, in Maneuver Division, March 11 to April 28, 1911; sick and on sick leave, April 29 to July 21, 1911;

Major, U. S. A., Retired, July 22, 1911,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Assigned to active duty; at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, in charge of Apache prisoners of war, and subsequently in charge of the plans for their removal and settlement, July 22, 1911, to June 26, 1914; at Jefferson Bks., Mo., on recruiting duty, July 3 to 13, 1914; at St. Louis, Mo., on recruiting duty, July 20, 1914, to

(Colonel, U. S. A., on Retired List, July 9, 1918)

Sept. 18, 1918; at Douglas, Arizona, District Inspector, Arizona District, to Nov. 29, 1918, when he was relieved from further active duty.

Vol. VII
p173
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Major, U. S. A., Retired, July 22, 1911,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, July 9, 1918,
Act of July 9, 1918.

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

Vol. VIII
p60
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Maj., Ret., July 22, 1911.

Col., Ret., July 9, 1918.

Vol. IX
p44
[Supplement, Vol. IX: 1940‑1950]

Military History: —

Maj Ret 22 Jul 11;

Col Ret 9 Jul 18.

Died, Aug. 20, 1941, at San Diego, Calif.: Aged 86.

Portrait and obituary at West Point Association of Graduates.º

Buried, Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, CA.


Thayer's Note:

a Col. Goode's birthplace is from the WPAOG memorial article.


[image ALT: Valid HTML 4.01.]

Page updated: 5 Jun 16