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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1872

Vol. III

(Born Pa.)

George H. Evans

(Ap'd Pa.)


Born May 23, 1848, Pittsburg, PA.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1868, to June 14, 1872, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 10th Cavalry, June 14, 1872.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Sill, I. T., Oct. 6, 1872, to Feb. 15, 1873, — Ft. Richardson, Tex., Feb. 22, 1873, to Mar. 17, 1875 (detached to Ft. Sill, I. T., Aug. 1 to Sep. 22, 1874, and Scouting to Dec. 12, 1874), — Ft. Griffin, Tex., Mar. 21, 1875, to May 2, 1876, — on Board for purchasing horses in Texas, May‑June, 1876, — Scouting, to Sep., 1876, — San Felipe, Tex., Sep. 6, 1876, to Aug., 1879, — Ft. Concho, Tex., and Scouting, to Sep., 1880, — Ft. Stockton, Tex., to Dec. 4, 1880, — Grierson Springs, Tex., to Jan. 3, 1881, — and Ft. Concho, Tex., and Scouting, to

(First Lieut., 10th Cavalry, May 18, 1881)

Nov. 27, 1881; on leave of absence, to June 29, 1882; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., to Apr. 23, 1883; and on frontier duty at Ft. Concho, Tex., to May 18, 1885, — Ft. Thomas, Ara. (on Indian Expedition, Nov. 5, 1885, to July 22, 1886), to Mar. 2, 1887, — Ft. Grant, Ara. (Scouting, in Oct., 1887), to Aug. 14, 1888, — San Carlos, Ara., to June 2, 1889, — and Ft. Grant, Ara., to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: At Fort Grant, Ariz., to March 22, 1890; Fort Bayard, N. M., to Sept., 1890; at Fort Grant, Ariz., to April, 1891; at Fort Thomas, Ariz., in arrest and under suspension from rank and command, to Aug., 1892. — Garrison duty at Fort Custer, Mont., to Nov., 1892;

(Captain of Cavalry, 10th Cavalry, Oct. 20, 1892)

at Fort Keogh, Mont., to Dec., 1892; at Fort Buford, N. D.b (on leave, March to Aug., 1894), to Sept., 1895; on recruiting service at Pittsburg, Pa., Oct. 1, 1895 to Oct. 1, 1897; garrison duty at Fort Assinniboine, Mont., to Feb. 20, 1898; before Examining Board until

Retired from Active Service,
for disability in the line of duty, March 11, 1898.

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

Military History. — Retired officer. — Residence, Pittsburgh, Penn.

Died, Feb. 13, 1905, at Pittsburgh, Penn.: Aged 57.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1905, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Buried, Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA.

Thayer's Notes:

a Capt. Evans' birth data are from his AOG obituary.

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b The Register has "Fort Bedford, N. D." There was no fort by that name in North Dakota; an error for Fort Buford. I am indebted to John Stanton of FortWiki for the correction: he checked the post returns.

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