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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1875

Vol. III

(Born O.)

Joseph H. Gustin

(Ap'd O.)


Born Blanchester, OH.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1871, to June 16, 1875, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 14th Infantry, June 16, 1875.

Served: on frontier duty at Camp Douglas, Utah, Oct. 1, 1875, to Aug., 1876, — Medicine Bow, Wy., Aug. to Dec., 1876, — Ft. Hartsuff, Neb., Dec. 12, 1876, to Nov. 3, 1878 (leave of absence, Aug. 26 to Nov. 26, 1877), — Camp Douglas, Utah, Nov. 9, 1878, to Oct., 1879, — Camp on White River, Col., to July 8, 1880, — Ft. Douglas, Utah, to Aug. 15, 1881, — Camp on Snake River, Wy., to Oct., 1881, — Camp on White River, Col., to Feb. 14, 1882, — Depot Quartermaster at Rawlins, Wy., to Nov. 17, 1883, — Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., to June 25, 1884, — Vancouver Barracks, Wash., to Oct., 1886, — Ft. Klamath, Or., to Oct. 18, 1887,

(First Lieut., 14th Infantry, June 15, 1887)

— Vancouver Barracks, Wash., to –––––, and Regimental Quartermaster, July 1, 1888, to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: First Lieutenant and Regimental Quartermaster, 14th Infantry, and post Quartermaster, Vancouver Barracks, Wash., to June 30, 1890; Adjutant, 14th Infantry, and Post Adjutant, Vancouver Barracks, Wash., July 1, 1890 to Oct. 1, 1891. — Commanding Company B, 14th Infantry, April, 1892 to Aug., 1893, being in the field July 13 to Sept. 15, 1892, in the Coeur d'Alène mining district, Shoshone County, Ida.

Retired from Active Service, with the rank of Captain,
for disability in the line of duty, March 1, 1894.

— Residence, Denver, Colo.

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

Military History. — Retired officer. — Residence, Seattle, Wash.

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

(Joseph Henry Gustin, Born April 20, 1854.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 14th Infantry, June 15, 1887.

Captain, U. S. A., Retired, March 1, 1894,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

After retirement, resided in Seattle, Wash.

Died, Dec. 20, 1918, at Seattle, Wash.: Aged 64.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1919.

Buried, Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, CO.

Thayer's Note:

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

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