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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1873

Vol. III

(Born N. Y.)

Quincy O'M. Gillmore​1

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Born West Point, NY.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1869, to June 13, 1873, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 10th Cavalry, June 13, 1873.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Sill, I. T., Oct. 3, 1873, to July 5, 1874; and on leave of absence, to Nov. 12, 1874.

Resigned, Nov. 12, 1874.

Military History. — Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Stanton, N. M.,

(Second Lieut., 8th Cavalry, Mar. 19, 1875)

May 17, 1875, to Jan., 1876. — and Ringgold Barracks, Tex., to Dec. 8, 1876; on leave of absence, to May 31, 1877; on frontier duty at Ringgold Barracks, Tex., May 3, 1877, to Feb. 15, 1880; on leave of absence, to Mar. 27, 1880; at the Military Academy as Assistant Instructor of Tactics, Apr. 4, 1880, to June 15, 1882, — Post Commissary of Subsistence and commanding Artillery Detachment, June 16, 1882, to July 1,

(First Lieut., 8th Cavalry, June 26, 1882)

1885, — and Post Quartermaster and Director of Gas‑works, Aug. 1, 1884, to July 1, 1885; and on frontier duty at Ft. Clark, Tex., Oct. 30 to Nov. 30, 1885, — Scouting in New Mexico, to July 19, 1886, — Regimental Quartermaster, July 5, 1886, to July 5, 1890, — San Antonio, Tex., July 19, 1886, to Oct. 18, 1887, — Ft. Davis, Tex., to May 17, 1888, — and on March to and at Ft. Meade, S. D.,º to –––––.

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

Military History. — (Regimental Quartermaster, July 5, 1886 to July 5, 1890). Served: At Fort Meade, S. D., to Nov. 22, 1890; under instruction  p240 at the Torpedo School, Willets Point, N. Y., Dec. 1, 1890 to Oct. 1, 1891.

(Captain of Cavalry, 8th Cavalry, Feb. 20, 1891)

— On leave to Feb. 4, 1892; on frontier duty at Fort Meade, S. D., to Nov. 20, 1893; on sick leave to March, 1894; Professor Military Science and Tactics at the Riverview Academy, Poughkeepsie, N. Y., March 20, 1894 to Jan., 1895; in Government Hospital for the Insane, District of Columbia, Jan. 24, 1895 to Feb. 11, 1896, and on leave until

Retired from Active Service for disability in the line of duty,
May 31, 1896.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 4th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, July 4, 1898)

— With regiment at Sea Girt, N. J., July to Oct., 1898; at Camp Meade, Pa., to Nov., 1898; at Greenville, S. C., to Feb., 1899.

(Colonel, 4th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Nov. 4, 1898)​2

(Honorably mustered out of Volunteer Service, April 6, 1899)

— Instructor of the National Guard of New Jersey, May 10, 1899 to –––––; Professor of Military Science and Tactics, Rutgers College, New Brunswick, N. J., to ––––

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

Military History. — Retired officer. Colonel, Second Regiment, National Guard of N. J., April 2, 1899; Brigadier-General, National Guard of N. J., June 24, 1902; relieved from duty with the National Guard, November 12, 1905. Resigned as Brigadier-General of the National Guard, January 18, 1909. Residence, Princeton, N. J.

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

(Quincy O'Maher Gillmore, Born Sept. 2, 1850.)

Military History. —

Captain, 8th Cavalry, Feb. 20, 1891.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, May 31, 1896,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Lieut.‑Colonel, 4th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, July 14, 1898.

Colonel, 4th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Nov. 4, 1898.

Honorably Mustered Out of Volunteer Service, April 6, 1899.

Colonel, 2d Regiment, National Guard, N. J., May 23, 1899.

Brigadier-General, National Guard, N. J., June 24, 1902.

Relieved from duty with National Guard of New Jersey, Nov. 12, 1905; resigned as Brigadier-General, National Guard of New Jersey, Jan. 18, 1909.

Major, U. S. A., on Retired List, June 3, 1916.

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

Military History: —

Captain, U. S. A., Retired, May 31, 1896,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Major, U. S. A., Retired, June 3, 1916,
Act of June 3, 1916.

Died, July 14, 1923, at New York, N. Y.: Aged 72.

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

Buried, West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY.

The Author's Notes:

1 Son of Bvt. Major-General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Q. A. Gillmore, Class of 1849.

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2 This commission is not inserted in the Army Register for 1900. The record here printed is from the officer's return.

Thayer's Note:

a Maj. Gillmore's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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