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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1883

Vol. III

(Born Min.)

Henry Elyº Waterman

(Ap'd Min.)


Born Sep. 11, 1860.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1878, to June 13, 1883, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, June 13, 1883.

Served: on duty with Battalion of Engineers at Willet's Point, N. Y., Sep. 30, 1883, to Oct. 27, 1886; as Assistant to Lieut.‑Colonel Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Barlow,

(First Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Apr. 20, 1886)

Oct. 30, 1886, to Oct. 6, 1889; as Recorder of Board of Engineer Officers on Lock at or near the Lower Island at Nashville, Ten., Mar. 12‑30, 1887, and of Board of Improvement of Navigation at the Mouth of the Cumberland River, Apr. 28 to June 16, 1888; on sick leave of absence, May 23 to Sep. 21, 1889; and as Assistant to Major Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Davis, since Oct. 10, 1889.

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

Military History. — Served: Under immediate orders of Major Charles E. L. B. Davis, Oct. 10, 1889 to Jan. 20, 1892; under immediate orders of Major Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.James F. Gregory, Jan. 20, 1892 to Apr. 29, 1893; on river and harbor works on western shore of Lake Michigan, and as member of various Boards of Engineer Officers, with station at Milwaukee, Wis. — Assistant to Major Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Daniel W. Lockwood on improvement of the Kentucky River, with station at Frankfort, Ky., May 11, 1893 to Sept. 16, 1895. — Secretary and Disbursing Officer of the Mississippi River Commission, with station at St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 17, 1895 to Oct. 26, 1898.

Died Oct. 26, 1898, at St. Louis, Mo.: Aged 38.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1899, for an obituary notice.

Buried, Woodlawn Cemetery, Winona, MN.

Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Waterman's birthdate is from his tombstone (q.v.).

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