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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1889

Vol. III

(Born Ky.)

George T. Langhorne

(Ap'd Va.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1885, to June 12, 1889, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Add. Second Lieut., 5th Cavalry, June 12, 1889.

Second Lieut., 3d Cavalry, Aug. 31, 1889.

Served on frontier duty at Ft. Clark, Tex., Sep. 30 to Oct. 29, 1889, — and San Antonio, Tex., to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: At San Antonio, Tex., to June 1, 1890; at Fort Ringgold, Tex., to Feb. 8, 1893, being frequently in the field for the suppression of Rio Grande border disturbances; on leave, Feb. 9 to April 26, 1893; Aide-de‑camp to General Wheaton, May 31, 1893

(First Lieut. of Cavalry, 1st Cavalry, Dec. 11, 1896)

to May 8, 1897; under orders and en route to Europe to Aug. 5, 1897; Military Attaché, U. S. Legation, at Brussels, Belgium, Aug. 5, 1897 to June 8, 1898; Aide-de‑camp to General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Garretson, June 21 to Sept. 25, 1898; with regiment at Fort Yates, N. D.; (Regimental Adjutant, Dec. 26, 1898 to April 29, 1899);

(Captain, 27th U. S. Volunteer Infantry, July 5, 1899)

Aide-de‑camp to General Davis, in Puerto Rico, May 9 to Oct. 13, 1899;

(Commission as Captain, U. S. Volunteers, vacated Nov. 2, 1899)

(Major, 39th U. S. Volunteer Infantry, Aug. 17, 1899)

en route to and with regiment in Philippines to ––––

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

Military History. — Unknown, no information having been received.

(Honorably Mustered out of Volunteer Service, May 6, 1901)

(Captain, 11th Cavalry, Feb. 2, 1901)

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

(George Tayloe Langhorne, Born July 5, 1867.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 1st Cavalry, Dec. 11, 1896.

Major, 39th U. S. Volunteer Infantry, Aug. 17, 1899.

En route to Philippines, October, 1899; joined regiment at Calamba, Jan. 3, 1900; assigned to command of 2d Battalion; in Colonel Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Bullard's move on Santo Tomas, commanded one and a half Battalions of 39th Infantry and Battalion of Artillery in engagement at Sugar Mills; with regiment in advance on Lipa; left Batangas with Battalion for Rosario, Jan. 17; commanded advance of General Schwan's column toward Santa Cruz and San Pablo, Jan. 21; commanded Macabebe Scouts, one Battalion 39th Infantry, three companies 30th Infantry and a half battery of Artillery in engagement at Santa Angeles, Nagcarlan, Lilio, and in active operations in field during spring of 1900; established civil government at Cabugao and Member of Military Commission at Calamba, April, 1900; commanding San Pablo and sub‑posts to Oct. 15, 1900; at Nasagbu to January, 1901; commanded 39th Infantry, Jan. 14 to

(Captain, 11th Cavalry, Feb. 2, 1901)

May, 1901; during this service in 1900 to 1901 participated in the following engagements; at Sugar Mills, south of Calamba, Tilo, Puente de Vega and Santa Anastacia, Laguna, Jan. 9, 1900; at Payapa and Lipa, Jan. 13; at Batangas, Jan. 15; at San Augustin, Jan. 17; at San Diego Hill, Jan. 21; at Majayjay, Jan. 22 and 23; at San Paloc, Jan. 29; at Calauan, May 27; at Juc Batangas, November; at Loac, Jan. 9, 1901; at Bansalan, Feb. 11; and at Binubusan, Feb. 23; en route to U. S. to May 2, 1901;

 p527  (Honorably Mustered Out of Volunteer Service, May 6, 1901)

on leave of absence, May 7 to 26, 1901; with 11th Cavalry at Fort Myer, Va., May 27, 1901, to January, 1902; en route to Philippines via New York, Jan. 30 to March 21, 1902; at Vigan, commanding Troop to June, 1902; at Hdqrs. Philippines Division to Aug. 2, 1902; Aide-de‑camp to Major-General G. W. Davis, Aug. 3, 1902, to July 26, 1903; Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Philippines Division, to Aug. 2, 1903; Aide-de‑Camp to General Leonard Wood and Secretary of the Moro Province, Aug. 8, 1903; made trip for Civil Government to British North Borneo, Sarawak, Java, Straits Settlements and Federated Malay States, studying colonial government; participated in Lake Lanao Expedition and in Jolo Campaign, October and November, 1903; Chief of Staff of Taraca Expedition, April 1 to 17, 1904; on leave of absence in U. S., Dec. 16, 1904, to April 10, 1905; acting Governor of Moro Province for some 18 months in 1905 to 1906; in action against hostile Moros, Feb. 6 to 16, 1906; on Mount Dajo, March 9 to 10, 1906; remained on duty in Philippines as Aide-de‑Camp to Division Commander, to March 7, 1908 (Inspector of Small Arms Practice, Philippines Division, 1906‑1908); organized and conducted Manila Horse Show and Manila Carnivals; on leave in Europe to August, 1908; accompanied General Wood to Switzerland, France, Germany and Spain; attended Kaiser Maneuvers and French Grand Maneuvers to Nov. 1, 1908; arrived in U. S., Nov. 9, 1908; Aide-de‑Camp to General Wood to Feb. 28, 1909; Inspector of Small Arms Practice, Department of the East, to May 5, 1909; with 11th Cavalry at Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., May, 1909, to July 19, 1912; (represented regiment at rifle and pistol competition; instructor in School of Equitation; at San Antonio, Texas, with Maneuver Division, March to November, 1911; on leave in Europe, May to Aug. 10, 1911); on leave to August, 1912; at Washington, D. C., student officer at Army War College, Aug. 15, 1912, to

(Major, 5th Cavalry, Aug. 27, 1912)

June 30, 1913; on leave of absence, July 1 to Aug. 8, 1913; in office of Chief of Staff to Aug. 18, 1913; at Berlin, Germany, Military Attaché to American Embassy, to March 8, 1915;

(Assigned to 15th Cavalry, April 6, 1915)

at Fort Bliss, Texas, with Squadron, April 15 to 20; at Fabens, Texas, and vicinity, with Squadron, April 23 to June 15; at Fort Bliss, with Squadron, June 17 to

(Transferred to 8th Cavalry, Aug. 15, 1915)

Oct. 14; at Sierra Blanca, Texas, and vicinity, with regiment, Oct. 16, 1915, to May 28, 1916; at Fort Bliss with regiment to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 8th Cavalry, July 1, 1916)

(Colonel of Cavalry, June 22, 1917)

(Assigned to 8th Cavalry, Sept. 29, 1917)

Oct. 1, 1917; at Marfa, Texas, commanding regiment and Big Bend District, Oct. 3, 1917, to ––––

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

Military History: —

Colonel of Cavalry, June 22, 1917.

At Marfa, Tex., commanding 8th Cavalry and Big Bend District, Oct. 3, 1917, to Aug., 1921; at Washington, D. C., student officer, Army War College, Sept., 1921, to June, 1922; at Hagerstown, Md., Chief of Staff, 62nd Cavalry Division, July 18, 1922, to July 3, 1923; at Japan, Chief of Staff, American Relief Expedition, Sept. 7, 1923, to Nov., 1923; at Manila, P. I., Assistant to Governor General Leonard Wood, Nov., 1923, to Nov. 1, 1927; returned to U. S. via India and Suez; at Chicago, Ill., Chief of Staff, 65th Cavalry Division, May, 1928, to ––––

[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Col. Cav., June 22, 1917.

At Chicago, Ill., C. of S., 65th Cav. Div., May, 1928, to July 31, 1931.

(Col., Ret., July 31, 1931. By operation of law.)

Vol. IX
[Supplement, Vol. IX: 1940‑1950]

Military History: —

Col Ret 31 Jul 31

Civil History: — 1120 Lake Shore Drive, Chicago 11 Ill

Died Jan. 25, 1962, at Chicago, Ill.: Aged 94.​a

Portrait and obituary at West Point Association of Graduates.º

Thayer's Note:

a Gen. Langhorne died after the publication of Vol. IX (1950), the most recent volume of the Supplements to Cullum's Register available to me, which may also be the most recent volume in the public domain. The place of his death is from the memorial article and biographical sketch at West Point Association of Graduates (q.v.)

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