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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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