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Roster of officers of the 49th U.S. Volunteer Infantry

1899 to 1901

By  Anthony L. Powell, Historian, Consultant,
Curator of the National Exhibition of the Buffalo Soldiers 
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* African American  
Field and Staff:

Colonel William H. Beck
Lieutenant Colonel Arthur C. Ducat
Major Carter P. Johnson
Major Ernest Hinds

Regimental Adjutant: Captain Robert Gage

Regimental Quartermaster: Captain Gilbert C. Smith

Regimental Commissary: Fred Dobler

Regimental Surgeons:

Major Robert Burns
Captain William C. Warmsley*

Captains: William M. Hawkins* Emmanuel D. Bass* Floyd H. Crumbly* Edward L. Baker Jr.* John C. Proctor* Robert G. Woods* Thomas Campbell* Frank R. Steward* Charles W. Jefferson* William R. Staff* William D. Edwards* Hamilton H. Blunt*

First Lieutenants: David J. Gilmer* William H. Butler* Leon H. Jordan* Thomas C. Butler* James H. Thomas* Macon Russell* William D. Pritchard* Charles Spurlock* Charles Perry* Isaac W. Molony Lafayette A. Tillman* Ebbert W. Maden* Robert Blakeman* William Blaney*

Second Lieutenants: Afred M. Ray* William McBryar* Wyatt Huffman* Beverly Perea* George E. Payne* Robert L. Geogh* Leander W. Hayes* Horace W. Wheaton* Henry F. Walls* Guilford E. Campbell* James M. Dickerson*

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