James Buchanan Aleshire
Aleshire, James Buchanan, quartermaster general, U.S. Army; born in Gallipolis, Ohio, Oct. 31, 1856; son of Reuben and Margaret (Shepard) Aleshire. He was graduated from the U.S. Military Academy, in 1880, and was assigned to duty with the Cavalry arm.
General Aleshire has had a brilliant career in active service, having served against the Apache Indians, 1881-1882; in the Crow or "Swordbearer" Campaign, 1887; in the operations in Cuba and on the China Relief Expedition. He also served two years and six months in the Philippines. He married in Dubuque, Iowa, Nov. 3, 1886, Harriet A. Dana. Residence: 2313 S St., N.W., Washington, D.C.
Source: Builders of Our Nation, Men of 1914 pub. Men of Nineteen-Fourteen, Chicago, Ill. 1915.
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