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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1856

Vol. II
p653
1730

(Born Va.)

Edmund C. Bainbridge1

(Ap'd at Large)

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Edmund Cooper Bainbridge

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1852, to July 1, 1856, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Artillery, July 1, 1856.

Served: in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1857;

(Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, Oct. 31, 1856)

and on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, quelling Kansas Disturbances,

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Nov. 2, 1859)

1857‑58, — Utah Expedition, 1858‑59, — and Ft. Randall, Dak., 1860‑61.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑66; on Recruiting

(Transferred to 5th Artillery, May 14, 1861)

service, July 27 to Sep., 1861; as Quartermaster in Western

(Captain, Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, Aug. 3, 1861, to Aug. 30, 1862.)

Virginia Campaign, Sep., 1861, to Apr. 9, 1862; in the Department of the Gulf, on Quartermaster duty, Apr. to Dec., 1862, and in command of

(Captain, 5th Artillery, Aug. 30, 1862)

p654 Battery, Dec. 6, 1862, to Aug. 31, 1863, being engaged in the Siege of Port Hudson, May 27 to July 8, 1863; in command of Reserve Artillery at Nashville, Ten., Oct. 3 to Dec., 1863; as Chief of Artillery, 12th Army Corps, Dec., 1863, to Apr., 1864; in command of Battery at Nashville, Ten., Apr. 2 to Aug. 13, 1864, — on March to Atlanta, Ga., Aug. to Sep., 1864, — at Atlanta, Ga., Sep. to Nov., 1864, — and at Chattanooga,

(Major, Staff — Additional Aide-de‑Camp, Sep. 3, 1864, to July 1, 1866)

Ten., Nov. to Dec., 1864; on leave of absence, Dec. 28, 1864, to Jan. 27, 1865; on the Staff of Major-General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Reynolds, commanding Department of Arkansas, Jan. 27 to Nov. 30, 1865; and in garrison at Key

(Bvt. Major, and Bvt. Lieut.‑Col., Mar. 13, 1865,
for Faithful and Meritorious Services during the Rebellion)

West, Fla., Dec., 1865, to Apr., 1866, — and Ft. Brooke, Fla., Apr. to July, 1866.

Served: on Recruiting service, July 12, 1866, to Jan., 1868; in garrison at Newport Barracks, Ky., Jan., 1868, — Ft. Jefferson, Fla., Mar., 1868, to Mar., 1869, — Ft. Sullivan, Me., Mar. 23, 1869, to Oct. 9, 1873, — and Madison Barracks, N. Y., Oct. 12, 1873, to Nov. 26, 1875; in arrest and undergoing sentence of Court Martial, June 12 to Dec. 9, 1874; in garrison at St. Augustine, Fla., Dec. 2, 1875, to Sep. 20, 1877; on sick leave of absence, Sep. 20 to Dec. 31, 1877; in garrison at St. Augustine, Fla., Jan. 1, 1878, to Nov. 10, 1881, — Ft. Schuyler, N. Y., to Apr. 7, 1882, —

(Major, 1st Artillery, Mar. 6, 1882)

(Transferred to 3d Artillery, May 5, 1882)

Little Rock Barracks, Ark. (in command), June 16, 1882, to June 10, 1885, — Ft. McHenry, Md., to July 13, 1886, — Washington Barracks, D. C., to Apr. 8, 1887, — Newport Barracks, Ky. (in command), to Apr. 27, 1889, — and Washington Barracks, D. C., to [image ALT: an underscored blank].

Vol. IV
p102
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Washington Barracks D. C., to May 31, 1891.

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Artillery, 3d Artillery, May 22, 1891)

— Commanding post of Fort McHenry, Md., May 31, 1891 to May 20, 1892. — On duty at Washington Barracks, D. C. (on leave, July 10 to Oct. 7, 1892), to May 1, 1893. — At Fort McPherson, Ga., to Oct. 12, 1894. — At St. Francis Barracks, Fla.,

(Colonel of Artillery, 3d Artillery, Feb. 12, 1895)

to Oct. 16, 1896. — En route to and at Angel Island, Cal., until

Retired from Active Service by direction of the President, he being 62 Years of Age, April 30, 1897.

Vol. V
p87
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Retired officer. — Residence, Washington, D. C.

Died April 1, 1903, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 68.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


The Author's Note:

1 Son of Bvt. Major Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.W. P. Bainbridge, 4th Artillery.


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