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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1886

Vol. III
p402
3154

(Born N. Y.)

George B. Davis

(Ap'd N. Y.)

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Born Buffalo, NY.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1882, to July 1, 1886, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 23d Infantry, July 1, 1886.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Mackinac, Mich., Sep. 19, 1886, to Feb. 2, 1888, — Fort Brady, Mich., to June 4, 1888, — and Ft. Mackinac, Mich., to Aug. 30, 1889; and at the Infantry and Cavalry School of Application, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., Sep. 2, 1889, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p431
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At U. S. Infantry and Cavalry School, Fort Leavenworth, Kan., to Sept., 1891 (Graduate, June, 1891). — Fort Sam Houston, Tex., to Feb., 1892. — D. S., Washington, D. C., to Aug., 1892. — Fort Sam Houston, Tex., and Fort Worth, to Feb., 1893.

(First Lieut. of Infantry, 5th Infantry, March 7, 1893)

p432 — On staff of the Governor of Maryland to June 25, 1893. — Quartermaster at Military Prison, Fort Leavenworth, Kan., June, 1893,

(Transferred to 4th Infantry, July 10, 1893)

to Sept., 1895. — Military Instructor at Rutgers College, New Brunswick, N. J., Sept. 19, 1895 to Nov. 4, 1896.

(Captain, Staff — Commissary of Subsistence, Jan. 29, 1897)

Fort Sheridan, Ill., to Feb. 10, 1897. — Assistant to Depot Commissary, Chicago, Ill., from Feb. 18 to April 6, 1897. — In charge of relief for overflow sufferers on the Mississippi, April 7 to May 29, 1897. — In charge of relief of sufferers from overflow at El Paso, Tex., June 9 to Oct. 2, 1897. — Purchasing Commissary at Denver, Colo., Oct. 6, 1897 to Feb. 12, 1898. — Assistant to Commissary-General of Subsistence, Washington, D. C., Feb. 17 to June 6, 1898. — Principal Assistant to Commissary-General, July 7, 1898

(Colonel and Commissary of Subsistence, U. S. Volunteers,
by Assignment, July 22, 1898 to March 2, 1899)

(Major and Commissary of Subsistence, U. S. Volunteers,
April 17, 1899)

to July 2, 1899. — Chief Commissary, Department of the Lakes, Depot and Purchasing Commissary, Chicago, Ill., July, 1899 to ––––

Vol. V
p394
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: Chief Commissary, Department of the Lakes; Depot and Purchasing Commissary, Chicago, Ill., July, 1899 to Sept., 1899; Chief Commissary, 2d Division, 8th Army Corps, Nov., 1899 to Feb., 1900; Depot Commissary, Manila, P. I., March, 1900 to Dec., 1900; on leave, Dec., 1900

(Major, Commissary Subsistence, U. S. A., Dec. 3, 1900)

p395 to Aug., 1901; Chief Commissary, 3d Separate Brigade, Sept., 1901 to Nov., 1901; Chief Commissary, 6th Separate Brigade and Depot Commissary, Tacloban, P. I., Nov., 1901 to Aug., 1902; Chief Commissary, Department of Colorado, and Purchasing Commissary, Denver, Colorado, Nov., 1902 to June, 1903; Chief Commissary, Department of Columbia, and Purchasing Commissary, Vancouver Barracks, Wash., July, 1903 to –––––.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Deputy Commissary-General, U. S. A., Oct. 6, 1905)

Vol. VI
p439
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(George Burwell Davis, Born Oct. 9, 1862.)

Military History. —

Major, Commissary of Subsistence, Dec. 13, 1900.

At Vancouver Bks., Wash., Chief Commissary, Department of the Columbia, and Purchasing Commissary, July, 1903, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Deputy Commissary-General, Oct. 6, 1905)

January, 1909; at New Orleans, La., Purchasing Commissary and Assistant Purchasing Agent of Isthmian Canal Commission and of Panama Railway Co., February, 1909, to December, 1911; at St. Louis, Mo., Purchasing Commissary, January to October, 1912; at Boston, Mass., Depot Quartermaster, November, 1912, to

(Colonel, Quartermaster Corps, March 6, 1913)

March, 1914; at Seattle, Wash., Depot Quartermaster, April, 1914, to June, 1916.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, July 31, 1916,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

During War with Germany, served as Inspector and in charge of final inspection of shells at the Milton Manufacturing Co.'s plant, Milton, Pa.

Vol. VII
p244
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, July 31, 1916,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

During war with Germany, served as Inspector, and in charge of final inspection of shells at the Milton Manufacturing Co.'s plant, Milton, Pa.

Vol. VIII
p72
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Col., Ret., July 31, 1916.

Died, June 5, 1935, at New York, N. Y.: Aged 72.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1936.º

Buried, West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY.


Thayer's Note:

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


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