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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1894

Vol. IV

(Born O.)

William Alford​a Sater

(Ap'd Kan.)


Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. M. A., from June 17, 1890, to June 12, 1894, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

(Second Lieut. of Infantry, 13th Infantry, June 12, 1894)

 p576  Served: Garrison duty at Fort Sill, Okla., Sept. to Oct., 1894. — At Fort Porter, N. Y., to April, 1898.

(First Lieut. of Infantry, 13th Infantry, April 26, 1898)

— At Tampa, Fla., to June, 1898. — In the campaign against Santiago, Cuba. — Engaged in the battle of San Juan, July 1, 1898, as Battalion Adjutant, 1st Battalion, 13thº Infantry, when he was

Killed July 1, 1898, in action at the battle of San Juan,
near Santiago de Cuba: Aged 28.

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

Thayer's Note:

a Sic. In his obituary notice in the report of the Association of Graduates (q.v.), his middle name is given as Alfred.

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