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Register of Officers and Graduates
of the United States Military Academy
Class of 1883

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.

George A. Zinn: Forty years as an Army engineer, mostly in river and harbor improvement; served in the Philippines during the insurgency, and fought in Mexico in the punitive expedition.

William C. Langfitt: Thirty-six years in the Engineers; chief engineer of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I.

Henry E. Waterman: Engineer; worked on river and harbors Stateside, but died fairly young.

William F. Hancock: Thirty years in the Artillery, serving on the western frontier, in Cuba immediately after the Spanish-American War, and in the Philippines during the insurgency.

Henry C. Davis: Artilleryman, taught at the Military Academy and the Artillery School; much of his career in coastal artillery commands and liaising with the Navy.

Beverly W. Dunn: Ordnance officer; his military and civilian career, aggregating over fifty years, was spent in the inspection and regulation of the transportation of explosives and other dangerous articles.

Samuel D. Freeman: Twenty-six years in the Cavalry. Fought in the Spanish-American War; taught nine years at the Military Academy.

William F. Flynn: Cavalryman, served on the western frontier, in Cuba, and in the Philippines during the insurgency.

Robert J. Duff: Twenty-six years in the Cavalry; served in Cuba immediately after the Spanish-American War, and in the Philippines during the insurgency.

Thomas Ridgway: Thirty-six years in the Artillery, stationed mostly to coastal forts; served briefly in China and in the Philippines during the insurgency.

John W. Ruckman: Artilleryman, served in Cuba just after the Spanish-American War, and later in the Philippines; best known as the author of technical books on artillery and works of military history and theory.

Alfred B. Jackson: Cavalryman, served on the western frontier and taught four years at the Military Academy, but died fairly young.

William P. Stone: Artilleryman, served on the western frontier and in the Philippines during the insurgency; about half his thirty‑year career was spent teaching military science.

William E. Shipp: Cavalryman, served on the western frontier; killed in Cuba in the Spanish-American War.

Ira A. Haynes: Forty years in the Artillery, mostly in coastal forts; served in the Philippines during the insurgency, and in France in World War I.

Willoughby Walke: Thirty-nine years in the Artillery, in coastal posts; fought in Cuba in the Spanish-American War; explosives expert. [+ AOG]

Edwin C. Bullock: Cavalryman; served on the western frontier, died fairly young, thirteen years after graduating.

Chase W. Kennedy: Thirty-nine years in the Infantry, serving on the western frontier, in Cuba during the occupation, two tours of duty in the Philippine Islands during the insurgency; fought in France in World War I. Commanded the Panama Canal Zone.

Louis Ostheim: Artilleryman, stationed mostly in Eastern garrisons; fought in the Philippines in the Spanish-American War and the insurgency.

Charles G. Morton: Infantryman, fought insurgents in the Philippines, commanded U. S. troops in the Canal Zone, commanded a division in France in World War I.

Samuel E. Adair: Fourteen years in the Cavalry on the western frontier; resigned and worked in mining in Canada, Mexico, and Colombia.

Godfrey H. MacDonald: Thirty-one years in the Cavalry; most of his career was on the western frontier, but he served in Cuba during the occupation and in the Philippines during the insurgency.

Herbert H. Sargent: Thirty-five years in the Cavalry, served in Cuba in the Spanish-American War, and in the Philippines during the insurgency; wrote a history of the Santiago campaign, and books on Napoleon's campaigns.

Matthew F. Steele: Cavalryman; the first half of his thirty‑year career was on the western frontier; fought in Cuba in the Spanish-American War and served three tours of duty in the Philippines during the insurgency.

Edwin A. Root: Thirty-nine years in the Infantry; served ten years on the western frontier, fought in Puerto Rico in the Spanish-American War, served four tours of duty in the Philippines, at least one during the insurgency; also served in China.

John M. Neall: Cavalryman, served his entire Army career on the western frontier; dismissed for financial irregularity after sixteen years.

William H. Smith: Cavalryman: fifteen years on the western frontier, then killed in Cuba in the Spanish-American War.

Isaac W. Littell: Most of his Army was spent in the Quartermaster Corps: he was the man in charge of building the Army camps raised in 1917 when the United States entered World War I.

George H. Cameron: Cavalryman, served on the western frontier, fought insurgents in the Philippines, and commanded a Corps in France in World War I.

Walter K. Wright: Thirty-six years in the Infantry, serving three tours of duty in the Philippines during the insurgency; served in France in World War I

Tyree R. Rivers: Thirty-seven years in the Cavalry; fought in Cuba in the Spanish-American War and fought Moros in the Philippines; commanded a field artillery unit Stateside during World War I.

Roger B. Bryan: Cavalryman, served most of his twenty-two years on the western frontier.

John W. Heard: Cavalryman, fought in Cuba in the Spanish-American War (Medal of Honor), served in the Philippines and on the Mexican border; commanded the Hawaiian Department.

John H. Shollenberger: Infantryman, served on the western frontier, mostly as quartermaster and commissary; served in Cuba shortly after the Spanish-American War, and in the Philippines during the insurgency.

Charles H. Osgood: Posted to garrisons in New York State; died within three years of graduating.

Harry C. Hale: Infantryman, fought in the Philippines in the Spanish-American War; served in the Sioux War, on the Mexican border, in China, and in training camps in France in World War I.

Robert D. Walsh: Thirty-seven years in the Cavalry; served on the western frontier, fought Indians in Mexico, served three tours of duty in the Philippines (two of them during the insurgency), served in France in World War I.

Charles H. Cochran: Marksman, served on the western frontier; died nine years after graduating.

Elmore F. Taggart: Infantryman, served on the western frontier, fought in Cuba in the Spanish-American War and against insurgents in the Philippines, where he eventually retired and served as a municipal official.

George W. Read: Cavalryman, served on the western frontier, in Cuba and in the Philippines during the insurgency; commanded a Corps in France in World War I.

Samson L. Faison: Thirty-nine years in the Infantry; served on the western frontier; two tours of duty in the Philippines, where he fought insurgents; fought in France in World War I.

Alfred Hasbrouck: Infantryman, served much of his thirty‑six-year career on the western frontier and in the Philippines, where he fought in the Spanish-American War, and later in the insurgency.

Jacob F. Kreps: Infantryman; fought in Cuba in the Spanish-American War, and in the Philippines during the insurgency.

Henry C. Cabell: Infantryman, served in the Pacific Northwest and two tours of duty in the Philippines, where he fought insurgents.

Charles C. Teare: Resigned four years after graduating; in civilian life, an attorney. Served in the Army again during the Spanish-American War, and as judge advocate in France in World War I.

Edgar S. Walker: Fought in the Sioux War, served in Alaska and in the Philippines during the insurgency; in civilian life, a university professor.

Charles McQuiston: Infantryman, served on the western frontier, fought in Cuba in the Spanish-American War, and served in the Philippines during the insurgency.

Thomas W. Griffith: Infantryman, served mostly as a quartermaster, recruiter, organizer of rifle competitions, etc. Served in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War and the insurgency, and in Puerto Rico.

Frederick Perkins: Infantryman, served in Cuba in the Spanish-American War; also in the Philippines and in mostly western garrisons.

Omar Bundy: Infantryman, fought Indians on the western frontier, Spaniards in Cuba in the Spanish-American War, insurgents in the Philippines, and Germans in France in World War I.

Laurence D. Tyson: Served on the western frontier; resigned thirteen years after graduating, and was a manufacturing and banking executive and eventually a United States senator; he fought, however, in both the Spanish-American War and the First World War in France.

Clarence R. Edwards: Infantryman, fought insurgents in the Philippines, commanded American forces in the Panama Canal Zone, fought in France in World War I.


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