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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1881

Vol. III

(Born N. Y.)

Daniel E. McCarthy

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1877, to June 11, 1881, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 12th Infantry, June 11, 1881.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Bowie, Ara., Sep. 30, 1881, to Sep. 10, 1882; in garrison at Plattsburg Barracks, N. Y., to Aug., 1885; at the Infantry and Cavalry School of Application, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to July 11, 1887; and on frontier duty en route to and at Ft. Sully, Dak.,

(First Lieut., 12th Infantry, Jan. 2, 1888)

to Feb. 22, 1888, — Ft. Yates, Dak., to July, 1888, — and Ft. Bennett, Dak., to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: at Fort Bennett, S. D., as Post Quartermaster, Adjutant, and commanding Indian scouts, to Oct., 1891. — In Sioux campaign of 1890‑91. — Organized Troop L, 3d U. S. Cavalry, composed of Sioux Indians. — On recruiting duty at Evansville, Ind., Oct., 1891 to Oct., 1893. — At Fort Yates, N. D., Nov. to Dec., 1893. — Appointed Quartermaster, 12th U. S. Infantry, Dec., 1893. — At Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Dec., 1893 to Oct., 1894. — At Fort Niobrara, Neb., Oct., 1894 to Nov., 1896.

(Captain, Staff — Asst. Quartermaster,
Oct. 14 andº Dec. 22, 1896)

— At Fort Sheridan, Ill., as Quartermaster and Constructing Quartermaster, Nov., 1896 to April, 1898. — Depot Quartermaster at Camp George H. Thomas, Chickamauga Park, Ga., April 24, 1898 to ––––

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

Military History. — Served: As Assistant to Chief Quartermaster, Havana, Cuba, from 1899 to 1900.

(Major and Quartermaster, Oct. 2, 1902)

— Constructing Quartermaster at Fort Leavenworth, Kas., from 1900 to 1905; Chief Quartermaster, Department of Luzon, Philippine Islands, from 1905 to 1907; Chief Quartermaster, Department of the Missouri, Omaha, Neb., 1908 to –––––. In 1901 the War Department published a book written by him and entitled, Manual for Quartermasters serving in the Field.

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

(Daniel Edward McCarthy, Born April 14, 1859.)

Military History. —

Major and Quartermaster, Oct. 2, 1902

At Omaha, Neb., Chief Quartermaster, Department of the Missouri, 1908, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Deputy Quartermaster-General,
April 13, 1910)

February, 1911; at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Chief Quartermaster, Provisional Division, February to September, 1911; at Chicago, Ill., Chief Quartermaster, Central Department, September, 1911, to February, 1912; at Washington, D. C., in office of Quartermaster General, February to September, 1912; at Chicago, Chief Quartermaster, Central Department, September, 1912, to February, 1913; at Texas City, Texas, Chief Quartermaster, 2nd Division, February, 1913, to

(Colonel, Quartermaster Corps, March 5, 1913)

August, 1914; (on sick leave, September, 1913, to May, 1914); detailed July 3, 1914, to attend Staff School at Aldershot, England, but war being declared Aug. 5, 1914, Aldershot was closed and order was revoked; at Chicago, Chief Quartermaster, Central Department, August, 1914, to December, 1915; at Field Officer's School, Fort Leavenworth, Kans., January to April, 1916; at Chicago, Chief Quartermaster, Central Department, April to September, 1916; at Army War College, Washington, D. C., September, 1916, to May, 1917; Chief Quartermaster, American Expeditionary Force, under General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Pershing, May 18 to Aug. 14, 1917; received in audience as a member of General Pershing's staff by King George of England, June 9, 1917; was first man of this force to land in France, this on June 10, 1917; on sick report, Aug. 17, 1917, to Jan. 2, 1918; at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Chief Quartermaster, Southern Department, and Depot Quartermaster, Jan. 8, 1918, to ––––

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

Military History: —

Colonel, Quartermaster Corps, Mar. 5, 1913.

At Fort Sam Houston, Tex., Chief Quartermaster, Southern Department, and Depot Quartermaster, Jan. 8, 1918, to Aug., 1919; at Charleston, S. C., Quartermaster Southeastern Department, Sept., 1919, to Oct., 1920; at Fort McPherson, Ga.. Quartermaster 4th Corps Area, Oct., 1920, to June 30, 1921.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, June 30, 1921,
At His Own Request, After Over 44 Years' Service.

Died, Sept. 2, 1922, at Chicago, Ill.: Aged 63.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1923.

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