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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1870

Vol. III

(Born Pa.)

Orlando L. Wieting

(Ap'd Pa.)


Born 1846, Middletown, PA.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Oct. 17, 1865, to June 15, 1870, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 3d Cavalry, June 15, 1870.

Served: on frontier duty at Camps McDermitt and Halleck, Nev., Oct. 14 to Dec. 29, 1870.

Resigned, Dec. 29, 1870.

Civil History. — Real Estate Agent, Washington, D. C., 1871‑72.

Military History. — Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y.,

(Second Lieut., 23d Infantry, July 30, 1872)

Aug. 12 to Nov. 18, 1872; on frontier duty at Ft. Whipple, Ara., to July, 1874, — Omaha Barracks, Neb., to June, 1876. — Ft. Hartsuff, Neb., to Oct., 1876, — Ft. Reno, Wy., to Dec. 22, 1876 (leave of absence, to Mar. 22, 1877), — Ft. Riley, Kan., to July, 1877, — Ft. Gibson, I. T.,

(First Lieut., 23d Infantry, Apr. 25, 1877)

to Nov. 30, 1877, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to Jan. 27, 1879, — Ft. Supply, I. T., to Sep. 16, 1879, — Ft. Elliott, Tex., to Jan. 19, 1881, — Ft. Dodge, Kan., to Oct. 19, 1881, — Ft. Bayard, N. M. (leave of absence, July 15 to Nov. 21, 1882), to June 1, 1884, — and Ft. Wayne, Mich., to –––––.

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

(Orlando Luther Wieting)

Military History. —

(Captain of Infantry, 23d Infantry, July 15, 1890)

Served: At Fort Wayne, Mich., to May, 1890; at Fort Sam Houston, Tex., to March, 1891; on recruiting service at Dallas, Tex., to June, 1891; sick at Fort Sam Houston, Tex., to Oct. 21, 1891, when

Retired from Active Service, for disability in the line of duty, Oct., 1891.

Died Feb. 4, 1893, at San Antonio, Tex.: Aged 47.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1893, for an obituary notice.º

Buried, San Antonio National Cemetery, San Antonio, TX.

Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Wieting's birth data are from his AOG obituary.

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