[image ALT: Much of my site will be useless to you if you've got the images turned off!]
Bill Thayer

[image ALT: Cliccare qui per una pagina di aiuto in Italiano.]

[Link to a series of help pages]
[Link to the next level up]
[Link to my homepage]
This site is not affiliated with the US Military Academy.
[decorative delimiter]

 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1871

Vol. III

(Born N. Y.)

Wallace Mott

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Born Westbury, NY.​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., 8th Infantry, June 12, 1871.

Served: in garrison at David's Island, Sep. 30 to Nov. 1, 1871, — in Chicago, Ill., Nov. 3, 1871, to May 3, 1872; on frontier duty at Beaver City, Utah, May 25, 1872, to Nov. 7, 1873 (on escort duty with Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Wheeler's Exploring Expedition west of 100th Meridian, July 12, 1872, to Jan. 17, 1873); at the Military Academy as Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Nov. 20, 1873, to Aug. 28, 1878; in garrison at San Diego Barracks, Cal., Sep. 25, 1878, to Apr. 21, 1880, — Ft. Yuma, Cal., to Mar. 26,

(First Lieut., 8th Infantry, July 26, 1880)

1882, — Regimental Quartermaster, Mar. 1, 1882, to Feb. 29, 1884, — and Angel Island, Cal. (leave of absence, July 20 to Oct. 19, 1883), to Mar. 10, 1884; at the Military Academy as Asst. Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, to Oct. 30, 1889; and on sick leave of absence, to –––––.

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

Military History. —

Retired from Active Service, with rank of Captain,
for disability in the line of duty, March 9, 1891.

Residence, New York, N. Y.

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

Military History. — Retired officer. — Residence — Brooklyn, N. Y.

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

(Born April 5, 1847.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 8th Infantry, July 26, 1880.

Captain, U. S. A., Retired, March 1, 1891,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Since retirement, resided in Brooklyn and in New York City.

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

Military History: —

First Lieutenant, 8th Infantry, July 26, 1880.

Captain, U. S. A., Retired, Mar. 1, 1891,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Died Mar. 29, 1925, at Brooklyn, N. Y.: Aged 78.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1925.

Buried, Westbury Friends Cemetery, Westbury, NY.

Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Mott's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

[image ALT: Valid HTML 4.01.]

Page updated: 4 Jun 14