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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1882

Vol. III

(Born Ky.)

Barrington Kingº West

(Ap'd Ky.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1878, to June 13, 1882, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 6th Cavalry, June 13, 1882.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Apache, Ara., Scouting, and Campaign against Chiricahua Indians, Oct. 1, 1882, to May 19, 1884, — and Ft. Lewis, Col., and Scouting, to July 6, 1887, being engaged with Ute Indians in the Blue Mountains, Utah, July 15, 1884, — and in garrison at Ft. Myer, Va., to –––––.

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

Military History. —

(First Lieut. of Cavalry, 9th Cavalry, Feb. 20, 1891)

(Transferred to 6th Cavalry, April 27, 1891)

On frontier duty at Forts Washakie and Yellowstone, Wyo., from  p362 Sept. 30, 1891 to Jan. 26, 1893, when he was ordered to West Point, N. Y., as Acting Commissary of Subsistence of that post. — Appointed Assistant Professor of History, U. S. M. A., Aug. 28, 1894, and was Assistant Professor of Law, Aug. 13, 1896 to Aug. 13, 1897. — Relieved from duty at U. S. M. A., Aug., 1897,

(Captain, Staff — Commissary of Subsistence, Feb. 4, 1898)

and ordered to New Orleans, La., as Purchasing Commissary; in charge of Subsistence Depot at New Orleans, Aug. 5, 1898 to ––––

(Major and Commissary of Subsistence, U. S. Volunteers,
by assignment, Aug. 5, 1898 to March 2, 1899)

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

Military History. — Purchasing Commissary, New Orleans, La., March 12, 1898 to Nov. 9, 1899; temporarily at Galveston, Texas, March 23 to May 15, 1899; Chief Commissary, Department of the Missouri, and Purchasing Commissary, Omaha, Neb., Nov. 9, 1899 to Sept. 13, 1900; sick leave, Sept. 13, 1900 to Jan. 13, 1901.

(Commissary, with rank of Major, Feb. 2, 1901)

— Depot Commissary, Manila, P. I., March 7, 1901 to Aug. 10, 1902; Assistant to the Commissary-General, Washington, D. C., Oct. 20, 1902 to July 1, 1903; Chief Commissary, Department of the Colorado, and Purchasing Commissary, Denver, Colo., July 6, 1903 to April 24, 1906.

(Deputy Commissary-General,
with rank of Lieut.‑Colonel, Oct. 13, 1905)

Died, April 24, 1906, at Denver, Colo.: Aged 49.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1906, for an obituary notice.

Buried, West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY.

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