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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1863

Vol. III
p4
2005

(Born Mas.)

Frank H. Phipps

(Ap'd Pa.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1859, to June 11, 1863, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

First Lieut., Ordnance, June 11, 1863.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1863‑66: as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Ft. Monroe Arsenal, Va., July 11 to Dec. 26, 1863, — and at St. Louis Arsenal, Mo., Jan. 7, 1864, to Jan. 8, 1865; and as Chief of Ordnance of the Department of Mississippi, embracing the Ordnance Depots from Columbus, Ky., to Natchez, Mis., Jan. 10 to

(Bvt. Captain, Mar. 13, 1865,
for Faithful and Meritorious Services in the Ordnance Department)

July 1, 1865.

Served: as Asst. Ordnance Officer at St. Louis Arsenal, Mo., July 3, 1865, to Aug. 20, 1867, being detached with General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Pope, May 24 to Sep. 7, 1866, — at Watertown Arsenal, Mas., Aug. 20, 1867, to Oct. 20, p51868, — at Washington Arsenal, D. C., Oct. 20, 1868, to Oct. 25, 1871 (temporarily commanding Augusta Arsenal, Me., May 3 to June 22, 1871), — and at Frankford Arsenal, Pa., Oct. 25, 1871, to Dec. 13, 1875;

(Captain, Ordnance, June 23, 1874)

as Chief Ordnance Officer, Department of the Gulf, Dec. 23, 1875, to Mar. 16, 1877; as Member of Board to fix value of right of way through Allegheny Arsenal Grounds, Apr. 30 to June 7, 1875; as Recorder of Ordnance Board, Apr. 7, 1877, to Oct. 31, 1879; as Chief Ordnance Officer of the Department of Texas, and commanding San Antonio Arsenal, Tex., Nov. 17, 1879, to June 16, 1882; as Assistant at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., June 28, 1882, to Apr. 11, 1883; and in command of Kennebec

(Major, Ordnance, Dec. 4, 1882)

Arsenal, Me., Apr. 11, 1883, to July 15, 1887, — and Dover, N. J., Powder Depot, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p140
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: In command of Allegheny Arsenal, Pittsburg, Pa., Dec. 1, 1890 till July 15, 1893. — On the staff of General Nelson A. Miles, commanding Department of the Missouri, as Chief Ordnance Officer, from July 16, 1893 till May 4, 1894. — In command of New York Arsenal, Governor's Island, from May 18, 1894 till –––––, during which time he was President of the Ordnance Board. — President of the Board on Powder and High Explosives. — Member of Board of Ordnance and Fortification; and member of Board for Testing Rifled Cannon to ––––

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Ordnance, July 7, 1898)

Vol. V
p110
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: In command of New York Arsenal, Governor's Island, from May 18, 1894 till May 30, 1899, during which time he was President of the Ordnance Board. — President of the Board on Powder and High Explosives. — Member of Board of Ordnance and Fortification; and member of Board for Testing Rifled Cannon.

(Colonel, Ordnance, Feb. 17, 1903)

— Served in command of Springfield Armory, Springfield, Mass., June 5, 1899 till Aug. 9, 1907.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired Aug. 9, 1907,
he being 64 Years of Age.

— Residence, Longmeadow, Mass.

Vol. VI
p102
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Frank Huntington Phipps, Born Aug. 9, 1843.)

Military History. —

Colonel, Ordnance Department, Feb. 17, 1903.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Aug. 9, 1907,
By Operation of Law.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., on Retired List, Aug. 9, 1907,
Act of April 23, 1904.

Vol. VII
p73
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Colonel, Ordnance Department, Feb. 17, 1903.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Aug. 9, 1907,
By Operation of Law.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., on Retired List, Aug. 9, 1907,
Act of April 23, 1904.

Died, Mar. 28, 1925, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 81.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


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