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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1891

Vol. IV
p515
3405

(Born Pa.)

William H. Osborne1

(Ap'd Pa.)

21

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. M. A., from June 16, 1887 to June 12, 1891, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

(Second Lieut. of Cavalry, 1st Cavalry, June 12, 1891)

Served: At Fort Custer, Mont., to Aug., 1893. — Fort Grant, Ariz., to –––––, 1895. — Fort Sill, Okla., to April, 1898. — Chickamauga, Ga. (April), Lakeland, Fla. (May), and Cuba (June), 1898. — Served with his regiment throughout the Santiago campaign, participating in the battles leading to the surrender of Santiago, July 17, 1898. — In camp near Santiago. — Acting Quartermaster, 1st Cavalry. — Sailed with regiment for the U. S., Aug. 8, for Camp Wikoff, Montauk, N. Y.

Died, Aug. 23, 1898, at Montauk Point, N. Y.: Aged 28.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1899, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


The Author's Note:

1 Son of General Edwin S. Osborne, U. S. Volunteers (Civil War).


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