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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1866

Vol. III
p72
2137

(Born Mas.)

James E. Eastman

(Ap'd Mich.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1862, to June 18, 1866, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, June 18, 1866.

Served: in garrison at San Francisco Harbor, Cal., Nov. 3, 1866, to Sep. 12, 1867; on frontier duty at New Archangel, Alas., to Dec., 1867, — and Sitka, Alas., to July 23, 1869; and in garrison at Alcatraz Island,

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, May 6, 1869)

Cal., Aug. 8, 1869, to Nov., 1872 (leave of absence, Oct. 6, 1869, to Jan. 4, 1870), — Raleigh, N. C., Nov. 28 to Dec. 13, 1872, — Ft. Foote, Md., to Apr. 29, 1876 (leave of absence, Sep. 8 to Nov. 6, 1873), — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), May 1, 1876, to May 1, 1878, except while engaged in suppressing Railroad Disturbances in Pennsylvania, July 21 to Aug. 28, 1877, — Ft. Foote, Md., May 31 to Aug. 20, 1878, — Washington Arsenal, D. C., to Oct. 1, 1878, — Ft. McHenry, Md., Oct. 1, 1878, to Oct., 1880, — Ft. Johnston, N. C., to Dec., 1880, — Willet's Point, N. Y. (Engineer School of Application), to June 30, 1881, — Washington Barracks, D. C., to June 1, 1885, — Mt. Vernon Barracks, Ala., to Dec. 12, 1887, — Little Rock Barracks, Ark., to Apr. 30, 1889, — Ft. Riley, Kan., to Oct. 1, 1889, — and Ft. Warren, Mas., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p162
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Warren, Mas., to Aug. 20, 1890, under instruction at the Artillery School, Fort Monroe, Va., to Sept. 1, 1892 (Graduate of the Artillery School, 1892).

(Captain of Artillery, 2d Artillery, Nov. 28, 1892)

— Commanding battery at Fort Schuyler, N. Y. (on sick leave, April to July, 1896), to Nov., 1898. — At Savannah, Ga., to Dec., 1898. — At Havana, Cuba, to Feb., 1899, and on sick leave until Aug. 28, 1899.

Died Aug. 28, 1899, at Chase's Lake, N. Y.: Aged 48.a


Thayer's Note:

a So the Register, and uncorrected in later volumes — but there is something wrong here: if he had been 48 when he died, he would have been at most 15 when he graduated. Probably a typographical error for 58.


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