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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1877

Vol. III
p284
2682

(Born Ill.)

William T. Wood

(Ap'd Ill.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1873, to June 14, 1877, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Additional Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, June 15, 1877.

Served: on leave of absence and awaiting orders, June 15 to Dec. 6,

(Second Lieut., 18th Infantry, June 30, 1877)

1877; in garrison at Atlanta, Ga., Dec. 6, 1877, to Apr. 12, 1879; on frontier duty at Ft. Assinniboine, Mon., to Mar. 18, 1880; as Professor of Military Science and Tactics, Illinois Industrial University, to July 1, 1883; on frontier duty at Ft. Assinniboine, Mon., to May 30, 1885; in garrison at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to Nov. 10, 1886; and on frontier

(First Lieut., 18th Infantry, Oct. 15, 1886)

duty at Ft. Riley, Kan., to July, 1887, — Regimental Quartermaster, June 21, 1887, to Dec. 22, 1888, — Ft. Hays, Kan., to Jan. 22, 1889, — Ft. Gibson, I. T.,º, to Oct. 14, 1889, — and Ft. Clark, Tex. to –––––.

Vol. IV
p286
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Clark, Tex. (Regimental Quartermaster, June 22, 1890 to Dec. 21, 1892), to Oct. 26, 1893 (on leave, June 2 to Sept. 17, 1891); at Fort Bliss, Tex.,

(Captain of Infantry, 18th Infantry, June 6, 1894)

to Sept. 2, 1895; on recruiting service at Pittsburg, Pa., Oct. 1 to Nov., 1895, and at Louisville, Ky., to Oct. 1, 1897; garrison duty at Fort Sam Houston, Tex., to April 18, 1898; at Mobile, Ala., to May, 1898, and en route to and in Philippines to –––––, being on duty as Chief Ordnance Officer, Department of the Pacific, Nov. 17, 1898 to March 14, 1899. — Collector of Customs and Assistant U. S. Treasurer at Cebu, P. I., March 14 to Nov. 21, 1899, and at Manila as Treasurer of the Philippine Archipelago and of the Island of Guam, Nov. 21, 1899 to ––––

Vol. V
p262
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: Garrison duty at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, to April 19, 1898; en route to and at New Orleans, La., to May 24, 1898; en route to and at San Francisco, Cal., to June 15, 1898; en route to the Philippine Islands, June 15 to July 17, 1898; at capture of Manila, Aug. 13, 1898, and on duty at Manila as Chief Ordnance Officer, Department of the Pacific and 8th Army Corps, Nov. 17, 1898 to March 14, 1899; at Cebu, as Collector of Customs, and Assistant U. S. Treasurer, March 14 to Nov. 21, 1899; at Manila, Treasurer of the Philippine Archipelago and of the Island of Guam, Nov. 21, 1899 to April 30, 1900; en route to the United States, June 1 to July 1, 1900; on sick leave to Aug. 9, 1900; on recruiting service at Chicago, Ill., Aug. 11, 1900 to

(Major, 30th Infantry, Feb. 2, 1901.
Transferred to 20th Infantry, Sept. 20, 1901)

April 8, 1902; garrison duty at Fort Sheridan, Ill., to Feb. 17, 1903; commanding post of Fort Wayne, Mich., to April 26, 1903; on detached duty, inspecting Michigan Militia, to June 12, 1903; garrison duty at Fort Sheridan and en route to San Francisco, Cal., to Nov. 28, 1903; detailed in Inspector-General's Department, Nov. 28, 1903; Inspector-General, temporarily, Department of California, Dec. 1, 1903 to Jan. 8, 1904; assistant to Inspector-General, Atlantic Division, Jan.  p263 13, 1904 to June 7, 1905; sailed for Manila, June 30, 1905; Assistant to Inspector-General, Philippines Division, July 26, 1905 to Feb. 2, 1906, and directed to remain on present duty until further orders.

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Infantry, Feb. 3, 1906.
Detailed in Inspector-General's Department, March 3, 1906)

— Assistant to Inspector-General, Philippines Division, March 3, 1906; in charge of Office of Inspector-General, Philippines Division, March 5, 1906 to July 6, 1906; Inspector-General, Philippines Division, July 7, 1906 to Aug. 14, 1907; sailed from Manila, Aug. 14, and arrived at San Francisco, Sept. 16, 1907; on duty in office of Inspector-General of the Army, Washington, D. C., from Sept. 27, 1907, until the expiration of his detail, Dec. 28, 1907, when he was again detailed in the Inspector-General's Department, and continued on duty in the office of the Inspector-General of the Army, from Dec. 29, 1907, to –––––.

Vol. VI
p238
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(William Thomas Wood, Born June 19, 1854.)

Military History. —

Lieut.‑Colonel of Infantry, Feb. 3, 1906.

Detailed in Inspector-General's Department, Dec. 28, 1907; in office of Inspector-General, Dec. 29, 1907, to July 5, 1909; Inspector-General, Department of the East, July 15, 1909, to March 12, 1910; when he was relieved from Inspector-General's Department, but directed to remain on

(Colonel, 19th Infantry, March 12, 1910)

duty in the office of the Inspector-General, Department of the East, to April 10, 1910; on four months' leave of absence, April 19, 1910; in Philippines, commanding 19th Infantry, Sept. 17, 1910, to

 p239  (Colonel of Infantry, Unassigned, July 14, 1911)

July 30, 1911; at Jefferson Bks., Mo., commanding post, Sept. 19, 1911, to April 3, 1913.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, April 3, 1913,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

At Washington, D. C., Secretary-Treasurer, U. S. Soldiers' Home, Oct. 6, 1913, to May 16, 1917, when he was assigned to duty in office of the Inspector-General; in office of Inspector-General, May 24, 1917, to ––––

(Brigadier-General, Inspector-General's Dept., N. A., Feb. 26, 1918)

Awarded

Distinguished Service Medal

"For exceptionally meritorious and conspicuous service as senior assistant to the Inspector-General of the Army."

Vol. VII
p143
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Distinguished Service Medal.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Apr. 3, 1913,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

At Washington, D. C., Office of Inspector General, May 24, 1917, to Sept. 30, 1920.

Brigadier-General, Inspector-General's Department, National Army,
Feb. 19, 1918.

Honorably Discharged, July 15, 1919.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, June 21, 1930,
Act of June 21, 1930.

Awarded Silver Star and cited "for gallantry in action against Spanish forces at Manila, P. I., Aug. 2, 1898."

Vol. VIII
p54
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Col., Ret., Apr. 3, 1913.

Brig.‑Gen., Ret., June 21, 1930.

Vol. IX
p41
[Supplement, Vol. IX: 1940‑1950]

Military History: —

Col Ret 3 Apr 13.

Brig Gen Ret 21 Jun 30.

Died Dec. 18, 1943, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 89.

Portrait and obituary at West Point Association of Graduates.º


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