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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1869

Vol. III
p133
2289

(Born Me.)

Frank E. Nye

(Ap'd Me.)

17

Born Aug. 27, 1847, Fairfield, ME.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1865, to June 15, 1869, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 2d Cavalry, June 15, 1869.

Served: on frontier duty at Omaha, Neb., Sep. 28, 1869, to Apr., 1870, — Cedar Creek, Col., Apr., 1870. — Potter Station, Neb., to Nov., 1870, — Omaha Barracks, Neb., to May, 1871 (leave of absence, Jan. to Mar. 4, 1871), — Camp Clark and Plum Creek Station, to Oct., 1871, — Omaha Barracks, Neb., to Apr. 4, 1872, — and Scouting, to Sep. 15, 1872; and on leave of absence, to Apr. 10, 1873.

Resigned, Apr. 10, 1873.

p134 Civil History. — Engaged in Insurance Business at Augusta, Me., 18–––.

Military History. — Re‑appointed in the Army,

Captain, Staff — Commissary of Subsistence, Nov. 13, 1884.

Served: as Post and Depot Commissary at Ft. Monroe, Va., Dec. 30, 1884, to Oct. 16, 1888; and Depot and Purchasing Commissary, Washington, D. C., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p189
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: Depot and Purchasing Commissary, Washington, D. C., to July 23, 1893; on duty in office of Commissary-General of Subsistence, Washington, D. C., to April 22, 1894; Chief Commissary, Department of the Platte, and Purchasing Commissary at Omaha, Neb., April 25, 1894 to March 19, 1898,

(Major, Staff — Commissary of Subsistence, June 1, 1896)

and Chief Purchasing Commissary, Department of the Missouri, at Omaha, Neb., to April 28, 1898; Depot and Purchasing Commissary at Chattanooga, Ten., May 26 to Sept. 7, 1898;

(Lieut.‑Colonel, and Commissary of Subsistence, by assignment,
July 22, 1898 to Sept. 9, 1898)

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Staff — Asst. Commissary-General,
Sept. 9, 1898)

(Colonel, and Commissary of Subsistence, by assignment,
Oct. 7 to Dec. 20, 1898)

at Huntsville, Ala., to Jan. 12, 1899; Chief Commissary, Department of Puerto Rico, at San Juan, P. R., Feb., 1899 (also Purchasing and Depot Commissary at San Juan, P. R.), from April 11, 1899 to ––––

Vol. V
p159
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Chief Commissary, Department of Puerto Rico, at San Juan, P. R., Feb. 8, 1889 (also Purchasing and Depot Commissary at San Juan, P. R.), from April 11, 1899 to Feb. 7, 1901. — Leave of absence and sick from Oct. 9, 1900 to Aug. 13, 1901.

(Colonel, Assistant Commissary-General, April 1, 1901)

— Chief Commissary, Department of the Columbia, and Purchasing Commissary, Vancouver Barracks, Washington, from Aug. 19, 1901 to July 6, 1903. — Chief Commissary, Department of the Lakes, Chicago, Ill., from July 16, 1903 to Oct. 6, 1905.

p160 Died, Oct. 6, 1905, at Chicago, Ill.: Aged 58.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1909, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

a Col. Nye's birth data are from his AOG obituary.


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