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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1867

Vol. III
p105
2217

(Born Ky.)

Thomas R. Adams

(Ap'd Mis.)

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Thomas Randolph Adams: Born Sep. 23, 1846, Barbourville, KY.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 16, 1863, to June 17, 1867, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 5th Artillery, June 17, 1867.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., Sep. 30, 1867, to Mar., 1868, — Richmond, Va., to Oct., 1868, — Washington, D. C., to July, 1870 (sick leave of absence, Apr. 8 to June 3, 1869), — Ft. Adams, R. I., July 4, 1870, to Jan., 1871, — and Ft. Trumbull, Ct., to May, 1871; on

(First Lieut., 5th Cavalry, Mar. 2, 1871)

Signal duty at Ft. Whipple, Va., May 27 to Sep., 1871, — and in Chief Signal Office, Washington, D. C., to Jan. 20, 1872; in garrison at Ft. Trumbull, Ct., Feb. 25, 1872, to Nov. 28, 1875 (absent sick, Nov. 29, 1872, to Apr. 29, 1873, and on leave of absence, Feb. 2 to Apr. 14, 1874), — Key West, Fla., Dec. 2, 1875, to May 7, 1876, — Charleston, S. C., Mar. 10 to Aug. 29, 1876, — Blackville, S. C., to Oct. 31, 1876, — and Charleston, S. C., Nov., 1876, to July, 1877; suppressing Railroad Disturbances in Maryland and Pennsylvania, July 29 to Oct. 26, 1877; on leave of absence, Oct. 31 to Dec. 7, 1877; in garrison in Charleston, S. C., Dec. 7, 1877, to Apr. 21, 1879, — Atlanta, Ga., to Feb. 17, 1880, — Key West, Fla., to May 19, 1880, — Ft. Brooke, Fla., to Jan. 5, 1882, — Plattsburg Barracks, N. Y., to Sep. 29, 1882, — Ft. Omaha, Neb., to Oct. 1, 1883, — p106Ft. Columbus, N. Y., to Apr. 17, 1884, — Ft. Monroe, Va., to Sep. 1, 1886, — Ft. Schuyler, N. Y., to Oct. 1, 1888; on frontier duty at Ft. Douglas, Utah, to June 21, 1889 (sick leave of absence, to Nov. 22, 1899); and in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), as Acting Ordnance and Police Officer, Nov. 22, 1889, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p175
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Monroe, Va., to Nov. 18, 1891; garrison duty at Alcatraz Island, Cal., Dec. 28, 1891 to June 8, 1894; at Ft. Mason, Cal., to July 7, 1895. — On leave to Nov. 26, 1895. — Regimental Quartermaster, Aug. 10, 1895 to July 18, 1897. — Garrison duty at Presidio, San Francisco, Cal., to Oct. 24, 1896; at Fort Hamilton, N. Y., to July, 1897; Aide-de‑Camp to General Graham and Inspector of small arms practice, Department of Texas, July 23, 1897 to March 22, 1908; and with General Graham at Atlanta, Ga., to April, 1898.

(Captain of Artillery, 5th Artillery, March 8, 1898)

p176 — Garrison duty at Fort Hamilton, N. Y., April 16 to July 7, 1898; at Fort Columbus, N. Y., to Aug. 7, 1898; commanding artillery battalion in Puerto Rico, Aug. 20, 1898 to March 21, 1899; on sick leave to July 31, 1899; garrison duty at Fort Wadsworth, N. Y., to ––––

Vol. V
p146
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — On sick leave to July 31, 1899. — Garrison duty at Fort Wadsworth, N. Y., to May 26, 1900. — A. D. C. to Major-General John R. Brooke at Governor's Island, N. Y.

(Major, Artillery Corps, Aug. 1, 1901)

to Aug. 23, 1900. — Inspector-General's Department, by detail, Aug. 23, 1901. — On duty at Headquarters, Department East, Governor's Island, N. Y., to Oct. 16, 1901. — Inspector-General, Department of Texas, San Antonio, Tex., Oct. 24, 1901 to Jan. 23, 1904. — En route to Philippine Islands to March 1, 1904. — On duty in the office of the Inspector-General, Philippine Division, Manila, P. I., March 2 to May 14, 1904. — En route to U. S. to June 13, 1904. — Assistant to Inspector-General, Pacific Division, San Francisco, Cal., June 13 to Sept. 27, 1904.

Died Sept. 27, 1904, at San Francisco, Cal.: Aged 58.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1905, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.


Thayer's Note:

a Maj. Adams' full name and birth data are from his AOG obituary.


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