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Register of Officers and Graduates
of the United States Military Academy
Class of 1882

For a few words about Cullum's Register and the organization of the entries on this site, see the orientation page to the Register. The links below, to the individual entries, open in another window.

Edward Burr: Forty years in the Engineers, often working in river and harbor improvements in the Northeast; fought in Cuba in the Spanish-American War, served in the Philippines, and fought in France in World War I.

Oscar T. Crosby: Resigned from the Engineers four years after graduating; electric railway company executive, traveler and author.

Lansing H. Beach: Forty-two years in the Engineers; his entire career was Stateside, almost all in river and harbor improvements. Rose to Chief of Engineers.

Graham D. Fitch: Thirty years in the Engineers; fought in Cuba in the Spanish-American War; Chief of the newly created Translation Section of Military Intelligence during World War I.

Eugene J. Spencer: Engineer; resigned eight years after graduating, electric railway company executive. In World War I served in the Army as a railway and construction logistics chief in France.

Warren P. Newcomb: Artilleryman, served twenty-nine years in the Army; fought in Cuba in the Spanish-American War, and rose to command various Artillery Districts and Departments.

Harry C. Benson: Cavalryman, served on the western frontier, taught at the Military Academy, served in Cuba and in the Philippines during the insurgency; superintendent of Yellowstone National Park.

Ormond M. Lissak: Ordnance inspector. Served in Puerto Rico during the Spanish-American War, and in Cuba just afterwards; taught at the Military Academy.

George F. Barney: Artilleryman; taught mathematics at the Military Academy for six years; served in Cuba just after the Spanish-American War.

Adelbert Cronkhite: Artilleryman; fought Indians in the northern Plains; served in Puerto Rico during the Spanish-American War; commanded coastal defenses of the Panama Canal Zone; divisional commander in France in World War I.

John T. Thompson: Served in Cuba in the Spanish-American War Army; his career was mostly in the Ordnance, and he is remembered today as the inventor of the Thompson submachine gun (the "tommy gun").

Harvey C. Carbaugh: Artilleryman, fought in Cuba in the Spanish-American War; but most of his career was as a Judge Advocate.

Charles G. Treat: Thirty-nine years in the Artillery, fought in Cuba in the Spanish-American War, Commandant of Cadets at the Military Academy, commanded American troops in Italy in World War I.

Edward A. Millar: Thirty-seven years in the Artillery, served in Cuba shortly after the Spanish-American War, and in the Philippines during the insurgency; fought briefly in France in World War I.

Richard W. Young: Resigned within seven years of graduating, to pursue a legal career; rejoined the Army in the Spanish-American War, fighting in the Philippines, and again in World War I, serving in France.

Samuel Rodman: Ten years in the Artillery, rejoining briefly during the Spanish-American War when he served in Puerto Rico; in civilian life, an explosives expert.

Benjamin Alvord, Jr.: Infantryman. Fought insurgents in the Philippines. His 42‑year Army career was mostly in staff positions; Adjutant General of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I.

Victor E. Stottler: Sixteen years in the Infantry, almost all on the western frontier; Indian agent among the Mescalero Indians.

George W. McIver: Forty years in the Infantry, much of it on the western frontier; fought in Cuba in the Spanish-American War and in France in World War I; small-arms expert.

Henry T. Allen: Cavalryman, explored Alaska, was military attaché in Russia, Germany, and Japan; fought in Cuba in the Spanish-American War; served several years in the Philippines during the insurgency; fought in France in World War I.

William H. Sage: Infantryman, served on the western frontier and several years in the Philippines, fighting first the Spanish in the Spanish-American War, then insurgents (Medal of Honor).

William W. Forsyth: Cavalryman, fought Indians in Mexico, commanded forts at Yellowstone and Yosemite National Parks, fought in the Boxer Rebellion and in the Philippine Insurrection.

George H. Patten: Twenty-two years in the Infantry, almost all on the western frontier; fought in Cuba in the Spanish-American War.

Magnus O. Hollis: Seventeen years in the Infantry, mostly on the western frontier; served in the Philippines during the insurgency, and died there.

Barrington K. West: Cavalryman, fought Indians on the western frontier, but most of his career was as a commissary.

John H. Beacom: Thirty-four years in the Infantry, served on the western frontier and fought insurgents in the Philippines; died in Mexico while on the Punitive Expedition of 1916.

Francis G. Irwin: Twenty-six years in the Cavalry, fought Indians on the western frontier, served in Cuba during the occupation and in the Philippines during the insurgency.

Charles P. Elliott: Cavalryman, serving most of his career in the Far West, fighting Indians in Mexico, and in the Pacific Northwest. Served in the Philippines during the insurgency, and at a port of embarkation in World War I.

Charles J. Stevens: Twenty-six years in the Cavalry, the first half on the western frontier; fought in Cuba in the Spanish-American War; served in occupied Cuba and in the Philippines during the insurgency.

Blanton C. Welsh: Infantryman, served on the western frontier; retired for disability, executive of a manufacturing company.

Thomas B. Dugan: Forty years in the Cavalry, of which half on the western frontier; fought in Cuba in the Spanish-American War, served two tours of duty in the Philippines during the insurgency, and fought in France in World War I.

James A. Goodin: Thirty years in the Infantry, mostly on the western frontier; fought in Cuba in the Spanish-American War and served in the Philippines during the insurgency.

William H. Allaire: Thirty-nine years in the Infantry; fought insurgents in the Philippines; military attaché for four years in Vienna; served in France in World War I.

Woodbridge Geary: Infantryman, served ten years on the Texas frontier; killed in action against insurgents in the Philippines.

James O. Green: Infantryman, retired for disability after fifteen years service in the Upper Midwest and the Pacific Northwest.

Charles L. Collins: Infantryman; served on the western frontier, and as military attaché in Venezuela. Died in the Philippines during the insurgency. [+ AOG]

George P. Ahern: Twenty-four years in the Infantry; served on the western frontier, fought in Cuba in the Spanish-American War, served mutual years in the Philippines. Best known for his work in forestry.


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