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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1867

Vol. III

(Born N. Y.)

William B. McCallum​1

(Ap'd Ten.)


William Bascom McCallum: Born May 1, 1845, Rochester, NY.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Oct. 19, 1863, to June 17, 1867, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 5th Artillery, June 17, 1867.

Served: on frontier duty at Little Rock, Ark., Oct. 4, 1867, to Mar., 1869; in garrison at Plattsburg Barracks, N. Y., Apr. 14, 1869, to Apr. 22, 1871, — and Ft. Preble, Me., Apr. 28, 1871, to Dec., 1872; as

(First Lieut., 5th Artillery, Jan. 1, 1871)

Professor of Military Science and Tactics in the Western University of Pennsylvania, to Mar., 1876; in garrison at Ft. Barrancas, Fla., Mar. 31, 1874, to July 27, 1877, — and Newport Barracks, Ky., July 27 to Aug. 2, 1877; suppressing Railroad Disturbances in Pennsylvania, to Oct. 26,  p105 1877; and in garrison at Ft. Barrancas, Fla., Oct., 1877, to Nov. 18, 1878, — and Charleston Barracks, S. C., Nov. 28, 1878, to Apr. 17, 1879, — Atlanta, Ga., to Oct. 9, 1881, — Ft. Niagara, N. Y., to Apr. 30, 1882, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice) to May 1, 1884, — Ft. Columbus, N. Y., to Apr. 18, 1887 (Regimental Adjutant, Apr. 15, 1887, to Mar. 26, 1889,º — and Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., to Mar. 26, 1889.º

Died, Mar. 26, 1889, at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y.: Aged 44.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1889, for an obituary notice.º

The Author's Note:

1 Son of Bvt. Maj.‑General D. C. McCallum, U. S. Volunteers.

Thayer's Note:

a Lt. McCallum's full name and birth data are from his AOG obituary.

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