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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1881

Vol. III

(Born Wis.)

James H. Waters

(Ap'd Wis.)


James Henry Waters: Born Sept. 12, 1858 at Fond du Lac, WI.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, June 14, 1876, to June 11, 1881, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 20th Infantry, June 11, 1881.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Brown, Tex., Oct. 5, 1881, to Nov. 7, 1881, — Ft. Dodge, Kan., to June 6, 1882, — Ft. Reno, I. T., to May 5, 1885 (on leave of absence, to July 9, 1885), — and Ft. Maginnis, Mon., to Sep. 18, 1887; and on leave of absence, to Jan. 18, 1888.

Resigned, Jan. 18, 1888.

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

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

Civil History. — Real estate dealer, from Sept. 25, 1887 to Feb. 23, 1893. — Lumber dealer, Minneapolis, Min., from Feb. 23, 1893 to ––––

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

Civil History. — Lumber dealer, Minneapolis, Min., from Feb. 23, 1893 to April 12, 1907.

Died April 12, 1907, at Fairview, Nev.: Aged 49.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1908, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Waters' birth data are from his AOG obituary; his middle name is from Heitman's Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army.

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