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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1870

Vol. III
p153
2336

(Born Mas.)

Daniel C. Pearson

(Ap'd Mas.)

25

Born Cambridge, MA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1865, to June 15, 1870, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 2d Cavalry, June 15, 1870.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Fred Steele, Wy., Sep. 30, 1870, to June, 1873, — Medicine Bow, Wy., to Oct. 30, 1873 (leave of absence, to Mar. 31, 1874), — Ft. Laramie, Wy., to Oct. 5, 1874, — Ft. Fred Steele, Wy., to Dec., 1875, — Ft. Fetterman, Wy., to May, 1876, — Big Horn and Yellowstone Expedition, May to Oct., 1876, — Ft. Sanders, Wy., Nov. 13, 1876, to July 24, 1877 (leave of absence, July 24, 1877, to Jan. 25, 1878), — conducting recruits to 5th Infantry, Feb. 3 to Mar. 4, 1878, — Ft. Keogh, Mon., Mar. 4, 1878 (Scouting, Feb. 16 to Apr. 10, 1879), to

(First Lieut., 2d Cavalry, Apr. 23, 1879)

Aug. 22, 1879, — Ft. Ellis, Mon., to Dec. 12, 1880, — Ft. Custer, Mon., to June 8, 1884, — Regimental Quartermaster, Sep. 8, 1881, to Apr. 1, 1887, — Ft. Walla Walla, Wash., to Aug. 28, 1888, — Ft. Spokane, Wash., to Apr. 5, 1889, — Ft. Walla Walla, Wash., to July 12, 1889, —

(Captain, 2d Cavalry, June 22, 1889)

Ft. Sherman, Ida., to Oct., 1889, — and Ft. Walla Walla, Wash., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p198
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Walla Walla, Wash., to June, 1890; at Whipple Barracks, Ariz., to Sept. 1890; at San Carlos, Ariz., to March, 1891; at Fort Bowie, Ariz., to Aug. 12, 1891; on recruiting service at Boston, Mas., Aug. 26, 1891 to May 20, 1893, and at Washington, D. C., to Oct. 3, 1893; garrison duty at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Nov. 8, 1893 to Oct. 16, 1894; at Fort Wingate, N. M., to Aug. 28, 1896; Professor Military Science and Tactics, at the Pennsylvania State College, Centre County, Pa., Sept. 1, 1896 to April 23, 1898; with regiment in Georgia and Florida, to Aug., 1898; at Montauk Point, N. Y., to Oct., 1898; at Huntsville, Ala., to Feb. 1899; at Cienfuegos, Cuba, to April, 1899; at Santa Clara, Cuba (on leave July to Dec., 1899), to ––––

Vol. V
p169
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: At Santa Clara, Cuba (on leave July to Dec., 1899), to Nov. 3, 1900. — On leave till Jan., 1901.

(Major, 2d Cavalry, Feb. 2, 1901)

— On recruiting service, Elmira, N. Y., till July, 1902. — At Fort Ethan Allen, Vt., till Dec., 1903. — En route to and in Philippines till Aug., 1904.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 7th Cavalry, July 8, 1904)

At Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., till June, 1905. — On leave till Oct. 20, 1905.

Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., Retired Oct. 20, 1905,
at his own request; over 40 Years' Service.

— Residence, Washington, D. C.

Vol. VI
p150
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Daniel Crosby Pearson, Born May 19, 1845.)

Military History. —

Lieut.‑Colonel, 7th Cavalry, July 8, 1904.

Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Oct. 20, 1905,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Died, Aug. 25, 1920, at Cambridge, Mass.: Aged 75.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1921.º


Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Col. Pearson's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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