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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1882

Vol. III
p364
2961

(Born Pa.)

Blanton C. Welsh1

(Ap'd Pa.)

30

Born Columbia, PA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1877, to June 13, 1882, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 15th Infantry, June 13, 1882.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Lyon, Col., Oct. 2 to Nov. 9, 1882, — Ft. A. Lincoln, Dak., to June 7, 1884, — Camp Poplar River, Mon., to Sep. 4, 1886, — and Ft. Buford, Dak., to Oct. 13, 1889; and on sick leave of absence, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p364
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: On sick leave to March 16, 1890; garrison duty at Fort Buford, N. D. to May 1, 1890; at Jackson Barracks, La. (on sick leave, July 23 to Nov. 25, 1890), to May 5, 1891;

(First Lieut. of Infantry, 1st Infantry, Feb. 13, 1891)

(Transferred to 15th Infantry, July 20, 1891)

at Fort Sheridan, Ill., until

Retired from Active Service,
for disability in the line of duty, Nov. 27, 1894.

Vol. V
p338
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Retired officer; member of the Sons of the American Revolution, The Aztec Club of 1847 and the Loyal Legion.

Civil History. — President and General Manager of The Columbia Grey-Iron Company of Columbia, Pa.; Secretary and Treasurer of The Valleyº Bergen Cut Glass Company, Columbia, Pa. — Residence, Montclair, New Jersey.

Vol. VI
p343
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Blanton Charles Welsh, Born June 2, 1860.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 1st Infantry, Feb. 13, 1891,

Transferred to 15th Infantry, July 20, 1891,

First Lieut., U. S. A., Retired, Nov. 27, 1894,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Major, Ordnance Department, U. S. A., Sept. 5, 1918.

At Eddystone, Pa., in charge United States Eddystone Rifle Storage Plant, July 1, 1919, to ––––

Civil History. — President and General Manager of the Columbia Grey-Iron Company of Columbia, Pa.; Secretary and Treasurer of the Vallº Bergen Cut Glass Company, Columbia, Pa.

Vol. VII
p193
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1920]

Military History. —

First Lieutenant, U. S. A., Retired, Nov. 27, 1894,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Major, Ordnance Department, Sept. 5, 1918.

 p194  At Eddystone, Pa., in charge United States Eddystone Rifle Storage Plant, July 1, 1919, to Nov. 5, 1919.

Returned to Grade of First Lieutenant, Nov. 5, 1919.

Major, U. S. A., Retired, June 21, 1930,
Act of June 21, 1930.

Civil History: — President and General Manager of the Columbia Grey-Iron Company of Columbia, Pa.; Secretary and Treasurer of the Vallº Bergen Cut Glass Co., Columbia, Pa.; Advertising Manager, Chilean Nitrate of Soda Educational Bureau, 1902 to June 30, 1927.

Vol. VIII
p64
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

1st. Lt. Ret., Nov. 27, 1894.

Maj. Ret., June 21, 1930.

Died, Sept. 7, 1939, at Montclair, N. J.: Aged 79.

Obituary notice in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1940.º

Buried, St. Stephen's Episcopal Cemetery, Milburn, NJ.


The Author's Note:

1 Son of Brig.‑General Thomas Welsh, Pennsylvania Volunteers.


Thayer's Note:

a Maj. Welsh's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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