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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1884

Vol. III
p377
3024

(Born N. Y.)

Cassius Erieº Gillette

(Ap'd Pa.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1880, to June 15, 1884, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, June 15, 1884.

Served: with Battalion of Engineers at Willet's Point, N. Y., Sep. 30, 1884, to Apr. 27, 1887; as Assistant to Lieut.‑Colonel Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Merrill, since

(First Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Jan. 10, 1887)

Apr. 30, 1887; and as Recorder of Board to consider and prepare General Regulations concerning the Erection of Bridges across the Muskingum River, O., Sep. 21 to Oct. 14, 1887, and of Board on proposed p378bridge across the Mississippi River at Memphis, Ten., May 10 to May 26, 1888.

Vol. IV
p385
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: As member of various bridge and harbor line Boards till Jan. 28, 1892. — In local charge of Muskingum River p386improvement till April 15, 1892. — Engineer Officer, Department of the Missouri, April 15, 1892 till Aug. 26, 1893. — Secretary of California Débris Commission to regulate hydraulic mining in California, Sept. 6, 1893

(Captain, Corps of Engineers, Oct. 12, 1895)

to Dec. 27, 1895; member of that Commission, Dec. 27, 1895 to July 12, 1897. — In charge of Humboldt Bay, Sacramento, San Joaquin, and other rivers, and member of various Boards in San Francisco, Cal., same dates. — In charge of river and harbor works in Georgia and Florida, with station at Savannah, Ga., to ––––

Vol. V
p354
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: In charge of river and harbor works in Georgia and Florida, with station at Savannah, Ga., to April 29, 1903; Newport, Rhode Island, in charge of fortification and river and harbor works, May 1 to Dec. 10, 1903; Washington, D. C., in command of Company F, 2d Battalion of Engineers, and Instructor of Civil Engineering at the Engineer School, Dec. 11, 1903

(Major, Corps of Engineers, April 28, 1904)

to June 1, 1904; San Francisco, Cal., Engineer Officer of the Pacific Division, June 10, 1904; on special duty at Philadelphia, until Jan. 17, 1906; at Savannah, Ga., as a witness for the Government in the case of the United States versus Greene-Gaynor, Jan. 18, 1905; Savannah, Ga., in temporary charge of fortification and river and harbor works, from Feb. 1 to March 2, 1906.

(Resigned, March 2, 1906)

Civil History. — Chief Engineer, Bureau of Filtration, City of Philadelphia, March 1, 1906, to April 24, 1907; Consulting Engineer, Philadelphia, Pa., May 1, 1907 to –––––. Address, No. 1031 Land Title Building, Philadelphia, Pa.

Vol. VI
p373
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Dec. 19, 1859)

Military History. —

Major, Corps of Engineers, April 23, 1904

Resigned, March 2, 1906

Civil History. — Chief Engineer, Bureau of Filtration, City of Philadelphia, March, 1906, to April 24, 1907; Consulting Engineer, Philadelphia, from May, 1907; for a number of years operated mines in Mexico; interested in mines in Colorado.

Died, March 18, 1917, at Philadelphia, Pa.: Aged 57.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1917.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


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