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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1888

Vol. III
p423
3278

(Born Cal.)

William T. Littebrant

(Ap'd Cal.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, June 15, 1884, to June 11, 1888, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Add. Second Lieut., 19th Infantry, June 11, 1888.

Second Lieut., 10th Infantry, Aug. 23, 1888.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Lyon, Col., Sep. 28, 1888, to Mar. 13,

(Transferred to 10th Cavalry, Feb. 11, 1889)

1889, — San Carlos, Ara., to Oct. 17, 1889, — and Ft. Apache, Ara., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p472
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Apache, Ariz., to Oct. 4, 1891; on leave to Jan. 23, 1892; garrison duty at Fort Grant, Ariz., to April 25, 1892, and at Fort Custer, Mont., to July 2, 1892; Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the Missouri Military Academy, Mexico, Mo., July 14, 1892 to July 1, 1893; garrison duty at Fort Buford, N. D., to Oct. 1, 1895;

(First Lieut. of Cavalry, 7th Cavalry, Aug. 26, 1896)

at Fort Assinniboine, Mont., to Oct. 11, 1896; on leave to Nov. 27, 1896; garrison duty at Fort Bayard, N. M., to April 21, 1898; at Fort Du Chesne, Utah, to June 21, 1898; on mustering duty at Salt Lake City, Utah, to Aug. 2, 1898; (Regimental Quartermaster, Aug. 2, 1898 to June 9, 1899); garrison duty at Fort Du Chesne, Utah, to Sept. 13, 1898; at Fort Grant, Ariz., to Oct. 4, 1898; with regiment at Huntsville, Ala., to Dec., 1898; en route to and at Havana, Cuba, to ––––

Vol. V
p427
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: At the Vedado and Camp Columbia, Cuba, until relieved as Quartermaster; assigned to Troop B, which he commanded until Feb. 2, 1901; commanded Troops B and C, 7th Cavalry, on march from Havana to Trinidad, Cuba, and return.

(Captain, 12th Cavalry, Feb. 2, 1901)

— Transferred to San Antonio, Tex., and assigned to Troop B, at Fort Clark, Tex., for one year; at San Antonio, Tex., to 1903; left Texas in June, 1903, in command of 1st Squadron, 12th Cavalry, for Batangas, P. I., and commanded same for one year; upon arrival at Batangas, Squadron Headquarters ordered to Calamba to relieve 13th Cavalry; at Calamba, Los Banos, P. I., and at Batangas, 1904‑1905; made march in command of two troops, 12th Cavalry, from Batangas to Lukban, Falls of Majaijai, Santa Cruz, San Pablo and Lipa to Batangas; returned to U. S. via Honolulu in 1905; at Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., for two months, thence to Jefferson Barracks, Mo., for recruiting duty for two years and five months.

(Transferred to 11th Cavalry, Nov. 26, 1907)

and joined at Pinar del Rio, Cuba, commanding Troop M, and sometimes the post of same; made marches in command of two troops, 11th Cavalry through and around province, west of a N. and S. line through the Town of Pinar del Rio on interior and exterior circles.

(Transferred to 15th Cavalry, Jan. 26, 1909)

— Joined at Cienfuegos and returned with Headquarters to Fort Myer, Va.; assigned to Troop H, 15th Cavalry, at Fort Ethan Allen, Vt., Feb. 22, 1909; performed duty there and made march in command of Troops H and G, 15th Cavalry, around Lake Champlain, via Ticonderoga to Plattsburg, N. Y., participating in the Champlain Ter‑Centenary, with troops as escort for President Taft, returning via Chazy Landing and Island Causeway to post; commanded post after departure of 11th Cavalry for Oglethorpe until arrival of 10th Cavalry from Philippine Islands; commanded two troops to Fort Leavenworth, Kas., joining latter post, July 29, 1909; performed duty at latter post, participating with troop in tournaments at Des Moines and Omaha, marching from former place; in command of 1st Squadron, 15th Cavalry, from April 26, 1910, due to detail of Major Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Flynn on equipment board at Rock Island Arsenal; attended competitions as competitor, at Fort Wingate, N. M., in 1889 and 1890; also at Fort p428Keogh, Mont., 1894; won 1st gold medal for pistol shooting at Tri‑Department competition at Wingate, in Aug., 1890; became distinguished marksman, (having won two pistol and two carbine medals) in 1894; sharpshooter for eight years; expert rifleman at Batangas, P. I., 1905 and at Fort Ethan Allen, Vt., 1909.

Vol. VI
p506
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(William Thomas Littebrant, Born March 27, 1865.)

Military History. —

Captain, 12th Cavalry, Feb. 2, 1901.

Transferred to 11th Cavalry, Nov. 26, 1907.

Transferred to 15th Cavalry, Jan. 26, 1909.

At Fort Leavenworth, Kans., commanding Troop, July 30, 1909, to Aug. 4, 1911; student officer, Army Service Schools, Aug. 15, 1911, to

(Major, 9th Cavalry, May 21, 1912)

p507 July 18, 1912, when he was graduated; at Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo., commanding squadron, July 22 to Oct. 8, 1912 (participated in Pole Mountain Maneuvers; commanded Squadron in movement to Douglas, Arizona); at Fort Riley, Kans., student officer, Field Officers' Course, Mounted Service School, Oct. 10 to Dec. 15, 1912; on leave of absence, along West Coast of North America to Panama, Dec. 16, 1912, to March 26, 1913;

(Transferred to 1st Cavalry, March 26, 1913)

at Camp Yosemite, Cal., Superintendent Yosemite National Park, March 27 to Nov. 19, 1913, (in letter from Secretary of the Interior to Secretary of War, was commended for efficiency while upon this duty); at Presidio of Monterey, Cal., commanding Squadron, Nov. 21, 1913, to Aug. 19, 1914; on Mexican border with regiment, Aug. 20 to Nov. 27, 1914; sick in Letterman General Hospital, Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 30, 1914, to July 5, 1915; at San Diego, Cal., commanding post, July 7 to Nov. 2, 1915; at Army and Navy General Hospital, Hot Springs, Ark., sick and on sick leave, Nov. 5, 1915, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Cavalry, July 1, 1916)

(Assigned to 4th Cavalry, Oct. 17, 1916)

Nov. 5, 1916; at Schofield Bks., Hawaii, with regiment, Nov. 14, 1916, to

(Colonel of Cavalry, May 15, 1917)

July 20, 1917; at Chickamauga Park, Ga., commanding 81st Field Artillery (23rd Cavalry), Aug. 17, 1917, to Feb. 12, 1918; (at School of Fire for Field Artillery, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, October, 1917); at Camp Fremont, Cal., commanding 81st Field Artillery, Feb. 17 to July 1, 1918; at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, commanding 81st Field Artillery, July 5 to

(Brigadier-General, National Army, Oct. 1, 1918)

October, 1918; at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, with 19th Field Artillery Brigade, October, 1918, to

(Honorably Discharged as Brig.‑Gen., N. A., Only, March 3, 1919)

March 16, 1919; at Camp McClellan, Ala., commanding Camp, March 20, 1919 to July 2, 1919.

Died July 2, 1919, at Camp McClellan, Ala.: Aged 54.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


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