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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1868

Vol. III

(Born Ct.)

Thomas M. Willey

(Ap'd Ct.)


Born July 5, 1846, New London, CT.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1864, to June 15, 1868, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, June 15, 1868.

Served: in garrison at Summerville, S. C., Oct. 1 to Nov., 1868, — and Charleston, S. C., to Mar., 1869; on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, I. T., to June, 1870, — Ft. Sill, I. T., to Oct., 1870, — Escort duty to Jan. 25, 1871, — Ft. Gibson, I. T., to Sep., 1871, — Ft. Dodge, Kan., Sep., 1871, — Camp Supply, I. T., to May, 1872, — Ft. McKean, Dak., to Dec., 1872, — Ft. Lincoln, Dak., to June, 1874 (leave of absence, Sep. 27, 1873, to Apr. 29, 1874), — Escorting Northern Boundary Surveying Party, to Oct., 1874, — and Ft. Lincoln, Dak., to Apr. 26, 1875; and on leave of absence, to Nov. 30, 1875.

Resigned, Nov. 30, 1875.

Civil History. — Tobacco Planter, Hadlyme, Middlesex County, Ct., 1875‑82. Clerk in U. S. Treasury Department, 1882‑87. Manager of the "Hartford Globe," 1887‑89. Advertising Agent, New York city, since 1889.

Vol. IV
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Unknown.

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

Civil History. — Unknown. — Residence, Hadlyme, Conn.

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

(Thomas Moseley Willey, Born July –––––, 1846.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, June 15, 1868.

Resigned, Nov. 30, 1875.

Address: East Haddam, Conn., R. F. D.

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

Military History. —

Second Lieutenant, 6th Infantry, June 15, 1868.

Resigned, Nov. 30, 1875.

Died, Feb. 9, 1924, at Middletown, Conn.: Aged 77.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1924.

Buried, First Church Cemetery, East Haddam, CT.

Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Willey's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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