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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1899

Vol. IV

(Born Mas.)

Alfred B. Putnam

(Ap'd Mas.)


Born Malden, MA.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. M. A., from June 19, 1895 to Feb. 15, 1899, when he was graduated and promoted in the army to

(Second Lieut. of Artillery, 7th Artillery, Feb. 15, 1899)

Served: Garrison duty at Fort Slocum, N. Y., March 15 to April 2, 1899;

(Transferred to 3d Artillery, April 4, 1899)

at Fort Monroe, Va., to June 8, 1899; at Alcatraz Island, Cal., to Sept. 3, 1899; at Fort Casey, Wash. to ––––

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

Military History. — Served: At Fort Casey, Wash, to Jan. 23, 1901; at Fort Banks, Mass., to March, 1902.

(First Lieut., Artillery Corps, May 8, 1901)

— Transferred to Corps of Engineers, Jan. 18, 1902, to rank, from Feb.  p616 3, 1901; at Engineer School, Washington Barracks, D. C., to May 1, 1903; at Pittsburg, Pa., to May 8, 1905; in the Philippines (and en route), to July 17, 1907; Assistant Engineer of the Moro Province, Engineer of the Iligan-Lake Lanao Road, Moro Province; at Chattanooga, Tenn., from Oct. 17, 1907 to –––––.

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

(Alfred Burpee Putnam, Born Sept. 2, 1877.)

Military History. —

Captain, Corps of Engineers, Sept. 26, 1906.

At Chattanooga, Tenn., Oct. 17, 1907, to April 4, 1909; at Washington Bks., D. C., with 2nd Battalion of Engineers, April 5 to 28, 1909; en route to Hawaii to May 13, 1909; at Honolulu, Hawaii, commanding company, May 13, 1909, to April 5, 1912; (commanding Fort De Russy Hawaii, and Battalion of Engineers, April 1 to May 31, 1911); en route to U. S. April 5 to 14, 1912; at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., commanding 2nd Battalion, to April 19, 1912; on leave of absence, May 6 to July 2, 1912; in Canal Zone, Panama, July 3 to 22, 1912; on leave of absence, July 23 to Sept. 3, 1912; at Little Rock, Ark., on Engineer duty, Sept. 7, 1912, to

(Major, Corps of Engineers, Feb. 27, 1914)

June 8, 1915.

Died, June 8, 1915, at Little Rock, Ark.: Aged 37.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1916.

Thayer's Note:

a Maj. Putnam's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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