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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1880

Vol. III

(Born Tex.)

Albert B. Scott

(Ap'd at Large)


Albert Blackstone Scott: Born Oct. 29, 1858, San Antonio, Tex.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, June 14, 1876, to June 12, 1880, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 13th Infantry, June 12, 1880.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Marcy, N. M., Sep. 27, 1880, to Oct. 4, 1880, — Colorado, N. M., to Jan., 1881, — Ft. Wingate, N. M., to Feb., 1885, — Ft. Craig, N. M., to July, 1885, — Ft. Wingate, N. M., to June 1, 1888, — and Ft. Elliott, Tex., to Oct. 7, 1888; and as Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the Maryland Agricultural College, Prince George County, Md., to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: On college duty

(First Lieut. of Infantry, 6th Infantry, Nov. 12, 1890)

(Transferred to 13th Infantry, July 20, 1891)

to Sept. 1, 1891; garrison duty at Fort Sill, Okla., to Jan., 1894; Professor of Military Science and Tactics of the Middle Georgia Military and Agricultural College, Milledgeville, Ga., Jan. 29, 1894 to Feb. 1, 1898; garrison duty at Fort Porter, N. Y., to April 19, 1898; with regiment at Tampa, Fla.,

(Captain of Infantry, 13th Infantry, April 26, 1898)

to June 14, 1898; in the campaign against Santiago de Cuba to July 1, 1898; when severely wounded in the assault of San Juan Hill, Cuba; on sick leave to ––––

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

Military History. — On sick leave to Feb. 11, 1899; sick at Fort Porter, N. Y., to July 31, 1900; on duty at Fort McPherson, Ga., to Sept. 17, 1902; Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Georgia Military College, Milledgeville, Ga., from Sept. 18, 1902 to July 28, 1905.

Major, U. S. A., Retired July 28, 1905, wounds in line of duty.

Died Jan. 10, 1906, at Milledgeville, Ga., of wounds received at Santiago: Aged 48.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1907,º for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Buried, Memory Hill Cemetery, Milledgeville, GA.

Thayer's Note:

a Maj. Scott's middle name and birth data are from his AOG obituary.

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