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army officer

Robert N. Getty, American army officer. Served with Casey’s scouts against Sioux Indians, 1890-1891, with 5th Army Corps in Cuba, 1898, participating in battles of El Caney and San Juan, and in siege of Santiago.

Background

Getty, Robert N. was born on January 17, 1855 in Fort Hamilton, New York, United States. Son of General C. W. and Elizabeth Graham (Stevenson) Getty.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1878.

Career

Additional Second lieutenant 22d Infantry, June 14, 1878. Promoted through grades to brigadier general, August 5, 1917.

Membership

Served with Casey’s scouts against Sioux Indians, 1890-1891, with 5th Army Corps in Cuba, 1898, participating in battles of El Caney and San Juan, and in siege of Santiago.

Connections

Married Cornelia T. Colegate, October 14, 1885.

father:
General C. W. Getty

mother:
Elizabeth Graham (Stevenson) Getty

spouse:
Cornelia T. Colegate