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Vol. III
p376
3018

(Born Ind.)

Omar Bundy

(Ap'd Ind.)

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Born New Castle, IN.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1879, to June 13, 1883, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, June 13, 1883.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Lapwai, Ida., Oct. 2, 1883, to June 9,

(Transferred to 3d Infantry, May 13, 1884)

1884, — and Ft. Missoula, Mon., to Aug. 18, 1885; under instruction at the Infantry and Cavalry School of Application, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., Sep. 1, 1885, to July 1, 1887; and on frontier duty at Ft. Missoula, Mon., to May 21, 1888, — and Ft. Meade, S. D., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p382
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. —

(First Lieut. of Infantry, 3d Infantry, May 26, 1890)

Served: In the campaign against Sioux Indians in South Dakota during the winter of 1890‑91; at Fort Snelling, Min., from 1891 to 1898, where he performed the duties of Regimental and Post Quartermaster from April, 1895 to July, 1898. — At the outbreak of the Spanish-American

(Captain of Infantry, 6th Infantry, April 26, 1898)

(Captain and Commissary of Subsistence, U. S. Volunteers,
May 12, 1898 — Declined)

war he went with his regiment to Mobile, Ala., and to Cuba; took part in battle of El Caney, Cuba, July 1, 1898, and was present at the siege of Santiago; in Cuba to July 11, 1898. — On recruiting service at Milwaukee, Wis., to March 7, 1899. — Garrison duty at Fort Sam Houston, Tex., to May 17, 1899. — En route to and in Philippine Islands to –––––; (Regimental Quartermaster, March 10, 1899 to –––––)

Vol. V
p352
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. —

(Regimental Quartermaster, March 10, 1899 to Aug. 31, 1899)

Served: With his company in the operation against insurgents and ladrones in Southern Negros, Sept., 1899 to July, 1900; Inspector-General, Department of the Visayas, Aug., 1900 to Sept., 1901; Provost Marshal, Iloilo, Sept., 1901 to May, 1902; Assistant Instructor, Department of Law, General Service and Staff College, from 1902 to 1905,

(Major, 6th Infantry, July 12, 1904)

En route to and in Philippine Islands, from Feb. 15, 1905 to March 27, 1907; commanded one of the columns in the assault on the Moro stronghold at Mount Dajo, Island of Jolo, March 7, 1906; at Fort William Henry Harrison, Mont., April 15, 1907 to May 17, 1907; at Chicago, Ill., as Assistant to the Inspector-General, Northern Division, May 19, 1907 to June 30, 1907; at San Antonio, Tex., as Inspector-General, Department of Texas, from July 5, 1907 to July 3, 1908; detailed for service and to fill a vacancy in the Inspector-General's Department, July 3, 1908.

Vol. VI
p370
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born June 17, 1861)

Military History. —

Major, 6th Infantry, July 12, 1904.

Inspector-General, By Detail, July 3, 1908.

Military History. — At San Antonio, Texas, Inspector-General, Department of Texas, to July 15, 1909; assistant to Inspector-General, Department of Missouri, and Inspector-General of that Department to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 11th Infantry, March 11, 1911)

June 5, 1911; joined 11th Infantry at San Antonio, Texas, June 7, 1911; at Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo., July 20, 1911, to Sept. 1, 1912; at Army War College, Washington, D. C., September, 1912, to July 1, 1913; joined 11th Infantry at Texas City, Texas, Aug. 31, 1913, and remained there to

(Colonel, 16th Infantry, July 20, 1914)

Aug. 1, 1914; joined 16th Infantry at El Paso, Texas, September, 1914, and remained with regiment to September, 1915; detailed in Adjutant-General's Department, Oct. 2, 1915; Adjutant, Southern Department, Nov. 15, 1915, to

(Brigadier-General, U. S. A., May 15, 1917)

May 31, 1917; to France in Command of 1st Brigade, 1st Division, American Expeditionary Force, June 12, 1917, and commanded this Brigade to

(Major-General, National Army, Aug. 5, 1917)

Aug. 28, 1917; in charge of preparation of Billeting and Training Areas for American Troops in France, Sept. 1 to Oct. 1, 1917; assigned to command of 2nd Division, October, 1917; commanded this Division in action against the enemy during Spring and Summer of 1918, notably when it was on the battle line near Château-Thierry, June 1 to July 10; assigned to command of 6th Army Corps, July 20, 1918; transferred to 7th Army Corps, Sept. 11, 1918; returned to U. S., Nov. 5, 1918; commanding Camp Lee, Va., Dec. 4, 1918, to ––––

Vol. VII
p206
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., May 15, 1917.

Major-General, National Army, Aug. 5, 1917.

Commanding Camp Lee, Va., Dec. 4, 1918, to

Returned to Grade of Brigadier-General, June 30, 1920.

Major-General, U. S. A., Recess Appointment, July 3, 1920.

Aug. 30, 1920; at Fort Crook, Nebr., commanding 7th Corps Area, Sept. 1, 1920, to

Recess Appointment Expired, Mar. 4, 1921.

Major-General, U. S. A., Dec. 23, 1921.

Feb. 11, 1922; at Manila, P. I., commanding Philippine Division, Apr. 5, 1922, to Mar. 24, 1924; at Fort Hayes, Columbus, Ohio, commanding 5th Corps Area, July 12, 1924, to May 30, 1925.

Major-General, U. S. A., Retired, June 17, 1925,
By Operation of Law.

p207 Received the French decoration of Commander of the Legion of Honor and the Croix de Guerre with palm, with the following citation: — "He came to France as Commander of the Second Division and made of his unit a Division of the first rank; by his stubborn defense and his obstinate counter attacks he contributed brilliantly in stopping the German offensive before Château-Thierry."

Awarded Silver Star and cited "for gallantry in action against Spanish forces at the battle of El Caney, Cuba, July 1, 1898."

Vol. VIII
p66
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Maj.‑Gen., Ret., June 17, 1925.

Died, Jan. 20, 1940, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 78.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1940.º

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

a Gen. Bundy's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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