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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1891

Vol. IV
p518
3414

(Born Mo.)

William J. Glasgow

(Ap'd Mo.)

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Born St. Louis, MO.a

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. M. A., from Sept. 1, 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 Leavenworth, Kan., Sept. 30, 1891 to April, 1892. — At Fort Bayard, N. M., April, 1892 to May, 1895. — At San Antonio, Tex., as Aide-de‑camp to Brigadier-General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Z. R. Bliss, May, 1895 to June, 1897. — Served at Fort Riley, Kan., June, 1897 to April, 1898. — During Spanish-American war served with 1st Cavalry at Chickamauga Park, Ga., and Lakeland, Fla., April

(First Lieut. of Cavalry, 2d Cavalry, July 1, 1898)

to Aug., 1898. — Aide-de‑camp to Brigadier-General J. K. Hudson, at Tampa, Fla., and Huntsville, Ala., Aug. to Oct., 1898. — Joined 2d Cavalry from sick leave at Huntsville, Ala., Dec., 1898. — Served as Assistant to the Chief Quartermaster, 4th Army Corps, Dec. 31, 1898 to Jan. 31, 1899. — Left Huntsville, Ala., with 2d Cavalry, Jan. 31, and served with 2d Cavalry at Matanzas, Cuba, to Feb. 18, 1899. — Aide-de‑camp to Major-General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.J. H. Wilson, Matanzas, Cuba, Feb. 18, 1899 to –––––; (Captain and Acting Judge Advocate, Oct. 4, 1899.)

Vol. V
p468
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: Aide-de‑camp to Major-General J. H. Wilson, at Matanzas, Cuba, Feb. 18, 1899 to Oct. 3, 1899; (Captain and Acting Judge Advocate at Matanzas, Cuba, Oct. 4, 1899 to Aug., 1900); with 2d Cavalry at Matanzas, Cuba, Aug., 1900 to

(Captain, 13th Cavalry, Feb. 2, 1901)

April, 1901; with 13th Cavalry at Fort Meade, S. D., May, 1901 to Feb., 1903, and en route to and in the Philippine Islands, to July 3, 1903.

(Regimental Adjutant, May 18, 1901 to July, 1903)

— Assistant to the Adjutant-General, Philippines Division, July 4, 1903 to Aug. 13, 1903; Aide-de‑camp to Major-General J. F. Wade at Manila, P. I., Aug. 14, 1903, to Oct. 15, 1904; and en route to and at Governor's Island, N. Y., to April 14, 1907; on special duty, Headquarters, Department of the East, April 15 to Aug. 29, 1907; with 13th Cavalry at Fort Sheridan, Ill., Sept., 1907 to Dec., 1908; rejoined 13th Cavalry, from leave, at San Francisco, Cal., March 5, 1909; with 13th Cavalry, en route to and in Philippine Islands, March 5, 1909 to –––––.

(Regimental Adjutant, 13th Cavalry, March 6, 1909 to –––––)

Vol. VI
p588
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(William Jefferson Glasgow, Born May 18, 1866.)

Military History. —

Captain, 13th Cavalry, Feb. 2, 1901.

En route to Philippines with regiment, March 2 to April 6, 1909; at Camp McGrath, P. I., Regimental Adjutant, April 8, 1909, to March 14, 1911; en route to U. S. with Regiment, and on leave of absence, March 15 to July 12, 1911; at Fort Riley, Kans., commanding Troop, July 13, 1911, to March 8, 1912, when he was detailed to General Staff Corps; at St. Louis, Mo., and at various points, on special duty, March 9, 1912, to June 13, 1912; at Washington, D. C., in office of Chief of Staff June 15, 1912, to

(Assigned to 15th Cavalry, June 11, 1912)

Dec. 15, 1912; on leave of absence, Dec. 16, 1912, to March 5, 1913; at Fort Sheridan, Ill., commanding Troop, March 7 to

(Captain, Quartermaster Corps, By Detail, March 22, 1913)

March 23, 1913; at Fort Myer, Va., Post and Constructing Quartermaster, March 26, 1913, to Sept. 9, 1914; at Plattsburg Barracks, N. Y., Quartermaster 1st Field Brigade, Sept. 11 to Oct. 6, 1914; at Fort Myer, Va., Post and Constructing Quartermaster, Oct. 8, 1914, to

(Major, 5th Cavalry, Nov. 26, 1914)

Dec. 11, 1914, and commanding Squadron, Dec. 12, 1914, to March 25, 1915; at Fort Riley, Kans., student officer at Mounted Service School, March 27, to June 11, 1915; on leave of absence, June 12 to July 3, 1915; at Fort Myer, Va., commanding Squadron, July 6 to Dec. 27, 1915; at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., student officer, Army Service Schools, Dec. 29, 1915, to March 24, 1916; at Columbus, N. M., with regiment, March 27 to 30, 1916; with Punitive Expedition in Mexico, March 31, 1916, to Feb. 5, 1917; at Fort Bliss, Texas, with regiment, Feb. 7 to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 7th Cavalry, March 24, 1917)

(Transferred to 5th Cavalry, April 26, 1917)

p589 April 27, 1917; at Fort Myer, Va., Instructor at Officers' Training Camp, April 28 to

(Colonel, Temporary, of Cavalry, Aug. 5, 1917)

Dec. 20, 1917; at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Commandant Brigade and Field Officers' School, Dec. 29, 1917, to May 15, 1918; on detached service, May 16 to June 10, 1918; at Camp Travis, Texas, with 14th Cavalry, June 14, 1918, to

(Brigadier-General, National Army, Aug. 8, 1918)

Aug. 24, 1918; at Camp Funston, Kans., commanding 20th Infantry Brigade, Aug. 27, 1918, to Feb. 23, 1919, and commanding 164th Depot Brigade, Feb. 24, 1919, to ––––

Vol. VII
p322
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Brigadier-General, National Army, Aug. 8, 1918.

At Camp Funston, Kans., commanding 20th Infantry Brigade, Aug. 27, 1918, to Feb. 23, 1919, and commanding 164th Depot Brigade, Feb. 24, 1919, to May 31, 1919,

Returned to Grade of Lieut.‑Colonel, May 31, 1919.

Inspecting U. S. Battlefields, June, 1919, to Aug. 20, 1919; at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., student officer, Command and General Staff School, Aug. 20, 1919, to June, 1920, when he was graduated;

Colonel of Cavalry, June 19, 1920.

at Washington Barracks, Washington, D. C., student officer, Army War College, Aug., 1920 to June, 1921, when he was graduated; leave of absence in Europe four months; at Camp Dix, N. J., and Fort Hamilton, N. Y., Chief of Staff, First Division, Oct. 5, 1921, to Sept. 1, 1923; at Washington, D. C., Office, Chief of Cavalry, in charge of personnel, Sept. 1, 1923, to May, 1926; leave of absence, in Europe, to Aug., 1926; at Fort Myer, Va., in command, Aug., 1926, to Mar. 19, 1927.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Mar. 19, 1927.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, May 21, 1927,
For Disability in Line of duty.

Civil History: — Employment and Police, Nichols Copper Refinery, 1928 to ––––

Vol. VIII
p85
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Brig.‑Gen., Ret., May 21, 1927.

Civil History: — Employment and Police, Nichols Copper Refinery, 1928 to ––––

Vol. IX
p57
[Supplement, Vol. IX: 1940‑1950]

Military History: —

Brig Gen Ret 21 May 27

Civil History: — Employment and Police, Nichols Copper Refinery, 28‑1 Sep 41. 1120 Magoffin Ave, El Paso Tex

Died Aug. 4, 1967, El Paso, Tex.: Aged 101.b

Portrait and obituary at West Point Association of Graduates.º

Buried, Fort Bliss National Cemetery, El Paso, TX.


Thayer's Notes:

a Gen. Glasgow's birthplace is from his WPAOG obituary.

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b Gen. Glasgow's date and place of death are from his WPAOG obituary.


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