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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1882

Vol. III
p358
2939

(Born Cal.)

Ormond M. Lissak

(Ap'd Cal.)

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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., 4th Artillery, June 13, 1882.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Warren, Mas., Sep. 29, 1882, to Dec. 28, 1883; under instruction at the Torpedo School, Willet's Point, N. Y., Jan. 2 to July 1, 1884; at the Artillery School for Practice, Ft. Monroe, Va., to July 17, 1886; on leave of absence, to Aug. 28, 1886; at the Military Academy as Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Aug. 28 to Oct. 12, 1886; in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I. (leave of absence, to Oct. 22, 1886, and on sick leave, to Oct. 22, 1887), to Nov. 14, 1887, — Ft. Warren, Mas., to Apr. 4, 1888, — at Ft. Adams, R. I., to May 3, 1889; as

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Jan. 16, 1889)

(Transferred to Ordnance, Apr. 24, 1889)

Assistant at Watervliet Arsenal, N. Y., May 13 to Nov. 11, 1889; and as Inspector of Steel Wire for Guns, at Trenton, N. J., to Feb. 22, 1890.

Vol. IV
p356
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: Inspector of steel wire for guns at Trenton, N. J., Nov. 8, 1889 to Feb. 15, 1890. — Inspector of steel shell at Thurlow, Pa., Feb. 15 to March 15, 1890. — At U. S. Proving Grounds, Sandy Hook, N. J., March 15, 1890 to July 19, 1892. — Member of Board for Testing Rifled Cannon, Nov. 18, 1890 to July 29, 1892. — At Benicia Arsenal, Cal., July 19, 1892 to Oct. 15, 1896. — Inspector of projectiles, Petersburg, Va., Oct. 15, 1896 to Jan. 28, 1897. — At Watertown Arsenal, Mas., Jan. 28, 1897

(Captain, Ordnance, June 15, 1898)

(Major and Chief Ordnance Officer, U. S. Volunteers, July 18, 1898)

to July 22, 1898. — Accompanied expedition to Puerto Rico and commanded Ordnance Depot, Ponce, Puerto Rico, Aug. 1 to Dec. 22, 1898. — Commanded Ordnance Depot, Santiago de Cuba, Dec. 31, 1898 to Feb. 28, 1899. — Chief Ordnance Officer, Department of Santiago, same dates. — Duty at Ordnance Depot, Havana, from March 8, 1899 to –––––; commanding same, from March 29, 1899. — Chief Ordnance Officer, Division of Cuba, from April 13, 1899 to ––––

(Honorably Discharged from Volunteer Service, May 12, 1899)

Vol. V
p332
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: Duty at Ordnance Depot, Havana, from March 8, 1899 to July 18, 1900; commanding same, from March 29, 1899; Chief Ordnance Officer, Division of Cuba, from April 13, 1899 to July 18, 1900; at Frankford Arsenal, Pa., July 26, 1900 to July 1, 1904; Inspector Bethlehem Steel Works, Feb. 4, 1901 to March 7, 1901; Inspector Steel Works and other Works, June 22, 1901 to July 1, 1904; represented Ordnance Department at Conventions of Inter-State National Guard Association at Columbus, Ohio, May, 1903 and at St. Augustine, Fla., Jan., 1904; Instructor of Ordnance and Gunnery, U. S. Military Academy, July 1, 1904 to March 6, 1907.

(Major of Ordnance, Sept. 17, 1904)

— On relief duty, San Francisco, Cal., April 21 to May 14, 1906; Professor of Ordnance and Science of Gunnery, U. S. M. A., West Point, N. Y., March 6, 1907 to April 10, 1908.

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Ordnance, Feb. 29, 1908)

— With McClean Arms and Ordnance Co., Cleveland, Ohio, April 16, 1908 to Feb. 12, 1910.

Colonel,º U. S. A., Retired Feb. 12, 1910,
disability in line of duty.

Vol. VI
p333
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Ormond Mitchell Lissak, Born Feb. 5, 1861)

Military History. —

Lieut.‑Colonel, Ordnance Department, Feb. 29, 1908

Lieut.‑Colonel,º U. S. A., Retired, Feb. 12, 1910,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Died, May 23, 1912, at San Francisco, Cal.: Aged 51.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1912.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


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