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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1864

Vol. III
p26
2039

(Born R. I.)

William Ennis

(Ap'd R. I.)

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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., 4th Artillery, June 13, 1864.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1864‑66: in the Defenses of Nashville, Ten., Aug. to Nov., 1864; in the Tennessee Campaign against General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Hood's Rebel Army, Nov., 1864, to Jan., 1865, being engaged in the Battle of Franklin, Nov. 30, 1864, — Battle of Nashville,

(Bvt. First Lieut., Nov. 30, 1864,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services
at the Battle of Franklin, Ten.)

Dec. 15‑16, 1864, — Pursuit of the enemy, Dec., 1864, to Jan., 1865; and in garrison at Huntsville, Ala., Jan.‑Feb., 1865, — Bridgeport, Ala., Feb.‑Mar., 1865, — and Defenses of Washington, D. C., Mar. to June, 1865.

Served: on frontier duty at Brownsville, Tex., June, 1865 to Jan., 1866,

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, May 8, 1866)

— and Ft. Wayne, Mich., Jan. to Nov., 1866; as Aide-de‑Camp to Bvt. Major‑General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Schofield, Nov. 14, 1866, to June 1, 1868; on duty in the War Department to Mar., 1869; as Aide-de‑Camp to Major-General Schofield, Mar. 4, 1869, to Apr. 5, 1875; on leave of absence, Dec. 20, 1871, to May 24, 1872; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School p27for Practice), May 1, 1875, to May 1, 1876; on leave of absence, May 1 to July, 1876; and in garrison at the Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., July 8, 1876, to Nov. 19, 1881, — Ft. Adams, R. I., to May 24, 1889, being Regimental Adjutant, Apr. 1 to Oct. 5, 1887, — Ft. McPherson, Ga.,

(Captain, 4th Artillery, Oct. 5, 1887)

to Oct. 24, 1889, — and St. Francis Barracks, Fla., to –––––.

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

Military History. — In command of battery at St. Augustine, Fla., p147from Jan., 1890 until May 24, 1891. — In command of battery at Fort McPherson, Ga., from May 25, 1891 until May 24, 1893. — In command of battery at Washington Barracks, D. C., from May 25, 1893 until May 21, 1898. — At Tampa, Fla., May 23 until June 5, 1898. — In command of battalion Siege Artillery, 5th Army Corps, from June 5, 1898 to July 27, 1898, at Daiquiri and Santiago, Cuba. — In command of battery at Washington Barracks, D. C., from Dec. 31, 1898 to ––––

(Lieut.‑Colonel and Chief Ordnance Officer U. S. Volunteers, July 18, 1898)

(Honorably discharged from Volunteer Service, Dec. 31, 1898)

(Major of Artillery, 6th Artillery, March 18, 1899)

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

Military History. — In command of battery at Washington Barracks, D. C., from Dec. 31, 1898 to March 18, 1899. — At Washington Barracks, D. C., until May 5, 1899. — At Fort Monroe, Va., from May 6, 1899 to September 28, 1899. — On recruiting duty at Harrisburg, Pa., from Oct. 1, 1899 to Jan., 1900. — In command at Camp McKinley, H. I., from Jan., 1900 to April 27, 1901. — At Ft. McHenry, Md., in command of Artillery District of Baltimore from July 5, 1901 until Aug. 25, 1902.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Artillery Corps, Aug. 1, 1901)

— Assistant Adjutant-General (by detail) July 30, 1902. — On duty in Adjutant-General's Office, Washington, D. C., from Aug. 27, 1902 until April 18, 1903.

(Colonel, Artillery Corps, April 17, 1903)

— At Ft. Adams, R. I., in command of Artillery District of Narragansett from May 28, 1903 to Nov. 7, 1905.

(Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Nov. 7, 1905)

Retired from Active Service Nov. 7, 1905,
at his own request, after over 40 Years' Service.

Residence, Newport, R. I.

Vol. VI
p108
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Dec. 26, 1841.)

Military History. —

Colonel, Artillery Corps, April 17, 1903.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Nov. 7, 1905.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, Nov. 7, 1905,
at His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Since retirement, resided at Newport, R. I.

Vol. VII
p76
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1920‑1930]

(Born Dec. 26, 1841.)

Military History. —

Colonel, Artillery Corps, April 17, 1903.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Nov. 7, 1905.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, Nov. 7, 1905,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Since retirement, resided at Newport, R. I.

Vol. VII
p39
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1930‑1940]

Military History. — Brig.‑Gen., Ret., Nov. 7, 1905.

Died Sept. 30, 1938, at Newport, R. I.: Aged 96.


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