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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1867

Vol. III
p100
2203

(Born Ky.)

Edward Davis1

(Ap'd N. C.)

48

Born Louisville, KY.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Oct. 20, 1863, to June 17, 1867, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, June 17, 1867.

Bvt. First Lieut., June 17, 1867, for "Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Chickamauga, Ga."

Served: in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., Sep. 30, 1867, to Feb., 1869, — and Key West, Fla., Feb. 19 to July 18, 1869; on sick leave of absence, July 18 to Aug. 26, 1869; as Aide-de‑Camp to Bvt. Major-General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Cooke, Aug. 26, 1869, to Oct. 31, 1873; as Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Department of the Cumberland, Nov. 6, 1869, to May, 1870, — and of the Department of the Lakes, to Oct. 31, 1873 (Acting Judge Advocate, Jan. 31, 1871, to Oct. 31, 1873); in garrison at David's Island,

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Apr. 14, 1873)

N. Y., Nov. 18, 1873, to Oct., 1874, — Ft. Warren, Mas., to Apr. 21, 1875, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), May 1, 1875, to May 1, 1876, — Ft. Niagara, N. Y., May 31 to Oct. 19, 1876, — Columbia, S. C., Oct. 22 to Nov. 1, 1876, — Union, S. C., to Nov. 12, 1876, — Tallahassee, Fla., to Dec. 9, 1876, — Columbia, S. C., Dec. 11, 1876, to Jan. 11, 1877, — Ft. Niagara, N. Y., Jan. 16 to July, 1877, — Ft. Columbus, N. Y., July‑Aug., 1877, — Ft. Niagara, N. Y., Aug., 1877, to Apr., 18, 1880, — Ft. Hamilton, N. Y. (Regimental Quartermaster, May 1, 1880, to Apr. 22, 1884), to Nov. 24, 1881, — St. Augustine, Fla., to July 1, 1884 (leave of absence, to Oct. 1, 1884), — Little Rock Barracks, Ark., to May 30, 1885, — Washington Barracks, D. C., to Apr. 11, 1887, — Ft. Myer, Va., to June 3, 1887, — Washington Barracks, D. C. (Recorder of Board, Washington, D. C., May 21 to July 2, 1888, and Oct. 25, 1888, to Feb. 1, 1889), to –––––.

Vol. IV
p174
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: In garrison at Washington Barracks, D. C., till July 1, 1891. — Adjutant Artillery School, Fort Monroe, Va., July 2, 1891 till June 10, 1896. — Aid to Major-General Miles, commanding U. S. Army, till July 7, 1898.

(Captain of Artillery, 3d Artillery, Sept. 1, 1896)

(Major and Asst. Adjutant-General U. S. Volunteers, May 12, 1898)

— Adjutant-General, 1st Division, 3d Corps, Chickamauga Park, Ga., and Anniston, Ala., from July 12, 1898 to Oct. 14, 1898, and of the 3d Corps, from Sept. 4, 1898 to Oct. 14, 1898, when the corps was discontinued. — Adjutant-General, 2d Division, 4th Corps, Oct. 14, 1898 till Jan. 14, 1899, when that corps was discontinued. — Adjutant-General, First Separate Brigade, 2d Corps, from Jan. 14, 1899 to ––––

(Honorably discharged from Volunteer Service, April 15, 1899)

Vol. V
p144
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Adjutant-General, First Separate Brigade, 2d Corps, from Jan. 14, 1899 to –––––; served in garrison at Fort Monroe, Va., May‑June, 1899. — Appointed Regimental Quartermaster, June, 1899. — Served in garrison at Angel Island, Cal., June, 1899 to April, 1900. — Served in garrison at Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., May, 1900 to July, 1901. — Organized 92d Company, Coast Artillery, April, 1901.

(Major, Artillery Corps, July 1, 1901)

— Commanding Artillery District of Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands, from July 1901 to Jan., 1902. — Detailed Assistant Adjutant-General, Dec., 1902. — Assistant Adjutant-General 2d Brigade, Department Luzon, P. I., Feb. to June, 1903. — Assistant Adjutant-General, Department Luzon, June to Aug., 1903. — Adjutant-General, Department Mindanao, Aug., 1903 to April, 1904.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Artillery Corps, Jan. 23, 1904)

— Relieved from duty in P. I., May 14, 1904. — Detailed A. A. G., June 22, 1904. — Served in War Department, A. G. O., Sept., 1904 to April, 1905.

(Brig.‑General, U. S. Army, April 11, 1905)

Brig.‑General, U. S. Army, Retired April 12, 1905,
at his own request, after 40 Years' Service.

Civil History. — Member Board of Prison Inspectors, Territory of Hawaii. — Member Board to reclaim marsh lands, Island of Oahu, Territory Hawaii. — Residence, Honolulu, H. I.

Vol. VI
p128
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born July 7, 1845.)

Military History. —

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., April 11, 1905.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, April 12, 1905,
At His Own Request, After 40 Years' Service.

Civil History. — Member of Board of Prison Inspectors, Hawaii; Member of Board road reclaim marsh lands, Island of Oahu.

Medals: Loyal Legion, Lincoln, Society of American Wars, Sons of the American Revolution.

Died, Aug. 2, 1918, at Honolulu, Hawaii: Aged 73.

Obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1919.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


The Author's Note:

1 Edward Davis, before becoming a Cadet, served for fifteen months in General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Rosecrans' Campaign to Tullahoma, Ten.; was at the Battle of Liberty Gap; was a Second Lieut., 5th Kentucky Cavalry Volunteers; and served on General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.R. W. Johnson's staff at Chickamauga.


Thayer's Note:

a Gen. Davis's birthplace is from The International Who's Who, 1912.


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