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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1882

Vol. III
p358
2937

(Born Ct.)

Warren P. Newcomb1

(Ap'd at Large)

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Born Hartford, CT.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1878, to June 13, 1882, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 5th Artillery, June 13, 1882.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Schuyler, N. Y., Sep. 30, 1882, to Jan. 1, 1884; under instruction at the Torpedo School, Willet's Point, N. Y., to July 1, 1884; on leave of absence, Aug. 1 to Oct. 1, 1884; on frontier duty at Ft. Omaha, Neb., to Dec. 3, 1885, — and Ft. Douglas, Utah, to Oct. 1, 1886; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., to Aug. 23, 1887; and at the Military Academy as Assistant Professor of Modern Languages, Aug. 28, 1887, to –––––.

First Lieut., 5th Artillery, Dec. 9, 1887.

Vol. IV
p355
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: Assistant Professor of French, U. S. M. A., West Point, N. Y., Aug. 28, 1890 to Aug. 28, 1892. — At Fort Monroe, Va., Aug., 1892 to Sept., 1895 (Honor Graduate, Artillery School, 1894.) — At Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, Cal., to June, 1896. — At Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., to Oct. 30, 1896. — At Fort Riley, Kan., to March 15, 1898. — At Tybee Island, S. C., to May 1, 1898. — At Port Tampa, Fla., to July 3, 1898. — With battery at siege of Santiago, Cuba, July and Aug., 1898. — Chief Mustering Officer, State of New Hampshire, Sept. 1, 1898 to Jan. 3, 1899. — Mustering Officer, State of Massachusetts, Jan. 3 to Feb. 3. — Chief Mustering Officer, State of Massachusetts, Feb. 3 to ––––

(Captain of Artillery, 5th Artillery, March 2, 1899)

Vol. V
p331
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

(Warren Putnam Newcomb)

Military History. — Chief Mustering Officer, State of Massachusetts, Feb. 3 to April –––; at Fort Hamilton, N. Y., to May 2, 1903.

(Regimental Adjutant, 5th Artillery, Feb. 8, 1900 to Feb. 2, 1901)

(District Adjutant, to May 2, 1903)

— At Fort Sheridan, Ill., to June 28, 1905.

(Major of Artillery Corps, May 20, 1905)

— Fort Sill, Okla., to Sept. 1, 1905; Army War College, Washington, to June 1, 1906; Acting Inspector-General, June 1, 1906 to Nov. 1, 1907; Washington, D. C., to Oct. 30, 1906; Governor's Island, to Nov. 12, 1907; at Fort De Soto, Fla., commanding post and Artillery District of Tampa, Nov. 15, 1907 to –––––.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, July 10, 1908)

Vol. VI
p332
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Warren Putnam Newcomb, Born July 20, 1859)

Military History. —

Major, Artillery Corps, May 20, 1905

At Fort De Soto, Fla., commanding post and Artillery District of Tampa, Nov. 15, 1907, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, May 1, 1908)

Jan. 10, 1909; at Fort Barrancas, Fla.,º commanding post and Artillery District of Pensacola, Jan. 11, 1909 to Jan. 26, 1910; at Fort Williams, Me., commanding post and Artillery District of Portland, Feb. 12, 1910, to

(Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, March 11, 1911)

Sept. 11, 1911.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Oct. 4, 1911,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

After retirement, resided at New York City and at Pittsfield, Mass., placed on active duty, May 14, 1917; at Boston, Mass., Department Inspector, Northeastern Department, to ––––

Vol. VII
p187
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1920]

 p188  Military History. —

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Oct. 4, 1911,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Recalled to active duty; at Boston, Mass., Department Inspector, Northeastern Department, May 14, 1917, to Mar. 20, 1919, when he was relieved from further active duty.

Died, Sept. 30, 1927, at Boston, Mass.: Aged 68.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1929.

Buried, West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY.


Thayer's Note:

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


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