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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1864

Vol. III
p25
2038

(Born N. J.)

E. van Arsdale Andruss

(Ap'd N. J.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1860, to June 13, 1864, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, June 13, 1864.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1864‑66: in the Siege and Operations before Petersburg, July, 1864, to Apr., 1866, being p26engaged as Assistant at Ordnance Depot, Aug., 1864, to Feb., 1865, participating, in command of Company of 5th Cavalry, on Raid against guerrillas to Cabin Point, — Action of Hatcher's Run and Capture of Petersburg intrenchments, Apr. 2, 1865, — Pursuit of the Insurgent Army,

(Bvt. First Lieut., Apr. 2, 1865,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services
at the Capture of Petersburg, Va.)

Apr. 3‑9, 1865, — Action near Appomattox, Apr. 8‑9, 1865, — and Capitulation at Appomattox C. H., Apr. 9, 1865; on frontier duty, Brazos

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, May 10, 1865)

Santiago, Tex., June‑July, 1865; and on Recruiting service, July 9 to Dec. 21, 1865.

Bvt. Captain, Apr. 9, 1865,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services
in the Campaign terminating with the Surrender
of the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox C. H.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Schuyler, N. Y., Dec., 1865, to Apr., 1866; on Court-martial duty at New York city, Apr. 27 to June 4, 1866; in garrison at Ft. Porter, N. Y., June, 1866, to Apr. 1, 1869 (leave of absence, Apr. 8 to Aug. 8, 1868), — Ft. Niagara, N. Y., to Oct. 1, 1869, — Ft. Riley, Kan., Oct. 10, 1869, to June, 1871, — Ft. Hamilton, N. Y. to Aug. 28, 1871, — Madison Barracks, N. Y., Sep. 1, 1871, to Nov. 1, 1872, — Ft. Barrancas, Fla., Nov. 26, 1872, to Sep. 17, 1874, — Jackson Barracks, La., Sep. 19, 1874, to Apr. 6, 1875, — Artillery School for Practice, Ft. Monroe, Va., May 1, 1875, to May 1, 1876, — Ft. Warren, Mas., May 20 to July 29, 1876, — Ft. Sill, I. T., Aug. 16 to Nov. 22, 1876, — Washington Arsenal, D. C., Dec. 4, 1876, to Apr. 5, 1877, — Ft. Warren, Mas., Apr. 7, 1877, to July 1, 1878, except while engaged in suppressing Railroad Disturbances in Pennsylvania, July 23 to Oct. 24, 1877, — Ft. Columbus, N. Y., July 2, 1878 to Jan. 31, 1881, — Ft. Adams,

(Captain, 1st Artillery, Jan. 2, 1881)

R. I., to Nov. 14, 1881, — and Ft. Point, Cal., to July 3, 1886; on leave of absence to Nov. 2, 1886; and in garrison at Alcatraz Island, Cal., to Nov. 2, 1886, — and the Presidio at San Francisco, Cal., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p146
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: at Fort Hamilton, N. Y., from May 15, 1890 to Sept. 30, 1896. — On detached service, regimental recruiting, June 8 to Nov. 26, 1891; Dec. 30, 1892 to Aug. 10, 1893; and Sept. 30, 1896 to May 20, 1897. — On temporary duty at Fort Hamilton, N. Y., from Sept. 15, 1897 to April 16, 1898.

(Major of Artillery, 4th Artillery, Feb. 10, 1898)

Served during the Spanish-American war in command of the defenses of the Delaware. — At the termination of the war on detached service mustering out volunteers, as Chief Mustering Officer State of Delaware, State of South Carolina, and in charge of mustering out returning volunteers from Cuba at Savannah, Ga., to May 9, 1899. — In command of defenses of the Delaware, from May 10, 1899 to ––––

Vol. V
p116
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

(Elias Van Arsdale Andruss)

Military History. — Served: In command of defenses of the Delaware from May 10, 1899 to Sept. 18, 1900. — On duty at Fort Monroe, Va., from Sept. 18, 1900 to June 18, 1901.

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Artillery, Unassigned, Jan. 25, 1901)

— In command of Fort Washington, Md., and the District of the Potomac from June 18, 1901 to April 1, 1902.

(Colonel, Artillery Corps, Sept. 23, 1901)

Retired from Active Service April 1, 1902,
at his own request, after 40 Years' Service.

(Brigadier-General on Retired List, April 23, 1904)

Died April 3, 1910, at Brooklyn, N. Y.: Aged 70.

Buried, Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, NY.


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