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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1871

Vol. III

(Born O.)

Walter S. Wyatt

(Ap'd O.)


Born Norwalk, OH.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1867, to June 12, 1871, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 3d Cavalry, June 12, 1871.

Served: in Scouting in Arizona, Oct. 9 to Dec. 14, 1871; in garrison at Benicia Barracks, Cal., Jan. 25 to Mar., 1872; on frontier duty at Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., to May 17, 1872, — Sidney Barracks, Neb., to June 20,

(Transferred to 9th Infantry, May 8, 1872)

1873, — Cheyenne Depot, Wy., to Aug. 9, 1873; at the Military Academy as Asst. Professor of Chemistry, Mineralogy, and Geology, Aug. 28, 1873, to Aug. 28, 1878; on frontier duty at Omaha, Neb., Sep. 23, 1878, to June 23, 1879, — Cheyenne Depot, Wy., to Aug. 6, 1879, — and Ft. Sidney,

(First Lieut., 9th Infantry, June 22, 1879)

Neb., to Oct. 15, 1879; on Signal duty at Ft. Whipple, Va., to Sep. 1, 1880, and in Signal Office, Washington, D. C., to Apr. 30, 1881; on frontier duty at Ft. Robinson, Neb., to June 15, 1882; on leave of absence, to Aug. 15, 1882; at the Military Academy as Asst. Professor of Chemistry, Mineralogy, and Geology, to Aug. 28, 1886; and on leave of absence, to Aug. 28, 1887.

Resigned, Aug. 28, 1887.

Civil History. — Unknown, nothing authentic having been received.

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

Civil History. — Unknown. — Post-office address, Exton, Chester County, Pa.

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

Civil History. — Unknown. — Post-office address, Exton, Chester Co., Pa.

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

(Walter Scott Wyatt, Born April 5, 1847.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 9th Infantry, June 22, 1879.

Resigned, Aug. 28, 1887.

Died, Feb. 14, 1914, at Philadelphia, Pa.: Aged 66.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1914.

Buried, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA.

Thayer's Note:

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

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