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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1877

Vol. III

(Born Tex.)

Robert R. Stevens

(Ap'd Mis.)


Born San Antonio, TX.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 2, 1873, to June 14, 1877, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, June 15, 1877.

Served: on leave of absence and awaiting orders, June 15, 1877 to Jan. 9, 1878; and on frontier duty at Ft. Rice, Dak., Jan. 9 to Nov. 25, 1878, — Ft. A. Lincoln, Dak., to Jan. 17, 1880, Camp on White River, Col., to May 14, 1881, — Camp on Snake River, Wy., to Aug. 28, 1881, — Ft. Douglas, Utah, to Sep. 16, 1881, — Ft. Cameron, Utah, to May 19, 1883,

(First Lieut., 6th Infantry, Jan. 16, 1884)

— Ft. Douglas, Utah, to June 1, 1888, — Ft. Lewis, Col. to Sep. 21, 1889, — and Acting Assistant Quartermaster and Commissary of Subsistence at the Army and Navy Hospital, Hot Springs, Ark., to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: At Hot Springs, Ark.,

(Captain, Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, Feb. 20, 1894)

to April 14, 1894; at Little Rock, Ark., in charge of construction of Fort Logan H. Roots, to June 10, 1895; Post Quartermaster at Fort Yellowstone, Wyo., and disbursing officer for the improvement of Yellowstone Park, June 14, 1895 to Oct., 1896; Quartermaster at Presidio, San Francisco, Cal., Oct. 10, 1896 to Oct. 27, 1897; Quartermaster at Fort Sam Houston, Tex., Nov. 3, 1897 to Sept. 19, 1899, also on duty as Acting Chief Quartermaster, Department of Texas, June 24 to Sept. 19, 1899; sailed for Manila Sept. 25, and arrived there Oct. 24, 1899; Chief Quartermaster, 2d Division, 8th Corps, in Philippines, Oct. 24, 1899 to ––––

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

Military History. — Unknown, no information having been received.

(Major, Quartermaster, Feb. 2, 1901)

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Deputy Quartermaster-General, Dec. 15, 1905)

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

(Robert Ratcliff Stevens, Born June 22, 1855.)

Military History. —

Colonel, Assistant Qr. Mr. General, June 7, 1910.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, July 31, 1910,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

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

Military History: —

Captain, Acting Quartermaster, Feb. 20, 1894.

Chief Quartermaster, 2nd Division, 8th Corps, Campaign of Northern Luzon, 1899‑1900 and later successively, Chief Quartermaster, Department of Northern Luzon, P. I.; Department of Texas; Department of California; took part in following engagements: Battle of Magalong, P. I., Nov. 5, 1899; also encounters of approach, having accompanied advance guard as special aide to Division Commander; capture of Bamban, P. I., Nov. 11, 1899, participating as Chief Quartermaster of the Division; special mention in report of battle of Magalong for personal assistance in line operations at front and for conduct under fire.

Major, Quartermaster, Volunteers, Jan. 11, 1900.

Honorably Discharged, May 17, 1901.

Major, Quartermaster, Feb. 2, 1901.

Lieutenant-Colonel, Deputy Quartermaster-General, Dec. 15, 1905.

Colonel, Assistant Quartermaster-General, June 7, 1910.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, July 31, 1910,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Died, January 28, 1931, at San Diego, Calif.: Aged 75.

Obituary notice in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1936.º

Buried, San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, CA.

Thayer's Note:

a Col. Stevens' birthplace from his AOG obituary; his middle name is spelled Radcliff there, but Heitman's Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army agrees with the Register and spells Ratcliff.

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