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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1874

Vol. III

(Born Cal.)

William L. Geary​1

(Ap'd at Large)


William Logan Geary: Born April 18, 1849, San Francisco, CA.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1870, to June 17, 1874, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 12th Infantry, June 17, 1874.

Served: in garrison at Angel Island, Cal., Sep. 30, 1874, to Mar. 8,  p233 1878; as Regimental Adjutant, Feb. 20, 1875, to Nov. 17, 1878; and on frontier duty at Ft. Whipple, Ara., March 27 to Nov. 21, 1878, — and Camp Grant, Ara., Dec. 3, 1878, to July 9, 1881, — Ft. Bowie, Ara., to June 28, 1882, — and Camp Price, Ara., to Sep. 17, 1882; on leave of absence, to Mar. 16, 1883; in garrison at Plattsburg Barracks, N. Y., to Apr. 25, 1884; and on leave of absence, to Oct. 1, 1884.

Resigned, Oct. 1, 1884.

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

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

(William Logan Geary)

Civil History. — Unknown.

Military History. —

(Captain, 2d U. S. Volunteer Engineers, July 13, 1898)

Served: With regiment at Fort Sheridan, Ill., July to Aug., 1898; at  p248 Montauk Point, N. Y., to Oct., 1898; en route to and at Havana, Cuba, to April, 1898; and at Augusta, Ga., until

(Honorably mustered out of Volunteer Service, May 16, 1899)

(Captain, 35th U. S. Volunteer Infantry, July 5, 1899)

(Major, 35th U. S. Volunteer Infantry, Dec. 16, 1899)

— With regiment at Vancouver Barracks, Wash., to Oct., 1899; en route to and in Philippines to ––––

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

Military History. — Served: With his regiment in the field to Jan. 23, 1901; Provost-Judge, District of Balicon, to Feb. 23, 1901; en route to U. S. to April 14, 1901.

(Honorably Mustered Out of Volunteer Service, May 2, 1901)

(Captain, Commissary, Feb. 2, 1901)

— On duty as Assistant to the Purchasing Commissary, at San Francisco, Cal., from May 27, 1901 to Aug. 10, 1903; en route to P. I. to Oct. 2, 1903; Chief Commissary, Department of the Visayas, from Oct. 16, 1903 to Oct. 25, 1905; Chief Commissary, Department of Luzon, Nov. 15, 1905

(Major, Commissary, Oct. 13, 1905)

to February 1, 1906; en route to U. S. to March 16, 1906; Purchasing Commissary, Seattle, Wash., March 24, 1906 to Sept., 1907; sick at San Francisco, Cal., Sept. 15 to Dec. 6, 1907.

Died Dec. 6, 1907, at San Francisco, Cal.: Aged 59.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1909, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

The Author's Note:

1 Son of Governor John W. Geary, of Pennsylvania.

Thayer's Note: Governor Geary had also been Mayor of San Francisco and Governor of Kansas Territory.

Thayer's Note:

a His full name and birth data are from his AOG obituary.

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