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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1899

Vol. IV

(Born Ga.)

George D. Jarrett

(Ap'd Ga.)


George Devereaux Jarrett: Born June 4, 1873.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. M. A., from June 15, 1894 to Feb. 15, 1899, when he was graduated and promoted in the army to

(Second Lieut. of Infantry, 10th Infantry, Feb. 15, 1899)

Served: With regiment at Matanzas, Cuba, March, 1899 to ––––

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

Military History. — Served: With regiment at Havana, Cuba, from March 17, 1899 to May 28, 1903; on leave one month, March 19, 1899; on D. S. commanding Fort San Severino, Cuba, from Aug. 6, 1899 to Sept. 18, 1899; Signal Officer, Sept. 25, 1899; Acting Battalion Adjutant, from Oct. 17 to 28, 1899; sick in quarters, from Feb. 9 to 15, 1900; on leave one month, from Sept. 22, 1900 to Oct. 25, 1900.

(First Lieut., 2d Infantry, Dec. 5, 1900)

— D. S. Zamboanga, Mindanao, P. I., as Post Quartermaster, Acting Chief Quartermaster, 2d District, Department of Mindanao, and Judge of the Provost Court, City of Zamboanga, to Sept. 18, 1901; commanding Company F, 2nd Infantry, from November 18, 1901 to March 3, 1902; commanding Company K and station Catanauan, Tayabas, P. I., March 4 to June 30, 1902; commanding Company F, at Malate Barracks, Manila, P. I., Oct. 15, 1902 to April 15, 1903; commanding Company B, April 15 to May 28, 1903; embarked on U. S. A. Transport Sheridan, with regiment, May 7, 1903 and sailed from Mariveles, P. I., en route to the U. S., May 12, 1903; transferred to and commanding Company B, May 31 to June 21, 1903; arrived in San Francisco, Cal., June 6, 1903, and Fort Logan, Colo., June 16, 1903; Acting Adjutant, 1st Battalion, on practice march, Sept. 6 to 26, 1903; with regiment at maneuvers, Fort Riley, Kas., Oct. 12 to Nov. 2, 1903; commanding Company A, Jan. 17 to 19, 1904.

Died at Fort Logan, Col., Feb. 15, 1904: Aged 30.

Buried, Providence Methodist Cemetery, Stephens County, GA.

Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Jarrett's middle name and his birthdate are from his tombstone (q.v.)

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