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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1870

Vol. III
p164
2363

(Born Mas.)

Clarence A. Stedman

(Ap'd Pa.)

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Born Boston, 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., 9th Cavalry, June 15, 1870.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Clark, Tex., Oct. 8, 1870, to Jan. 26, 1871, — Devil's River, Tex., Commanding Detachment, to Apr. 2, 1871, — Ft. Clark, Tex., to July 11, 1872, — Scouting, to Sep. 30, 1872, — Ft. Clark, Tex., to May 24, 1873 (leave of absence, Dec. 19, 1872, to Apr. 26, 1873), — Escort duty, to July 9, 1873, — Ft. Clark, Tex., to June 11,

(First Lieut., 9th Cavalry, Apr. 19, 1875)

1875 (Expedition to Indian Territory, Sep., 1874, to Jan. 15, 1875), — Ft. Brown, Tex., June 24 to Sep., 1875, — Ft. Garland, Col., Jan. to Mar. 18, 1876 (leave of absence, to Sep. 15, 1876), — Santa Fé, N. M., as Acting Engineer Officer of District of New Mexico, Sep. 15, 1876, to June 25, 1879, — Regimental Quartermaster, June 24, 1879, to Mar. 17, 1880, and Adjutant, Mar. 18, 1880, to Jan. 8, 1885, — Santa Fé, N. M., to Mar. 11, 1881, — Ft. Marcy, N. M., and Scouting, to Nov. 4, 1881, — and Ft. Riley, Kan. (Scouting, July to Oct., 1882), to June 12, 1885; on

(Captain, 9th Cavalry, July 3, 1885)

Recruiting service, to Oct. 6, 1886; on leave of absence, to Feb. 7, 1887; on frontier duty at Ft. Robinson, Neb., to Dec., 1889; and on leave of absence, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p204
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — On leave of absence, Dec., 1889 to Feb., 1890. — On duty at Fort Robinson, Neb., commanding Troop F, 9th Cavalry, to Nov., 1890; Nov. 19, 1890 to March 28, 1891, in the field commanding Troop F, as part of battalion, 9th Cavalry, under Major Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.G. V. Henry, in campaign against Sioux Indians at Pine Ridge Agency, S. D., Major-General N. A. Miles, commanding; March 29, 1891 to June, 1895, on garrison duty at Fort Robinson, Neb., commanding troop; June 28, 1895 to October 29, 1895, on detached service in the field as part of 2d squadron, 9th Cavalry. — In the expedition to Jackson's Hole Country against Bannock Indians, Oct., 1895 to June, 1896. — Served at Fort Robinson, June, 1896, till Troop E took the field with regiment at Sugg's Station, Wyo., on account of trouble in Johnson County among cattlemen. — On duty at Fort Robinson from Sept., 1896 to Jan. 15, 1898. — On leave of absence Jan. 16, 1898 to March 11, 1898. — Relieved with regiment from service at Fort Robinson, April 20, 1898, and took the field for operations against Spain. — Commanding Troop E at Chickamauga, June 7, 1898. — Commanding troop and squadron and participated, June 8 to Aug. 22, in expedition of 5th Army Corps (Shafter's) against Santiago, Cuba, taking part in the battle of San Juan, July 1 to 3, and subsequent operations of the 1st Brigade Cavalry Division, 5th Army Corps, round about Santiago. — En route with regiment from Cuba to Montauk Point, N. Y., Aug. 13 to 22, 1898. — Stationed at Montauk Point, N. Y., from Aug. 24 to Sept. 27, 1898, and at Fort Apache, Ariz., from Oct. 10, 1898 to May 7, 1899.

(Major of Cavalry, 10th Cavalry, April 8, 1899)

Vol. V
p176
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: Relieved from duty at Fort Apache, A. T., April 23, 1899. — On leave of absence, May 7 to Aug. 11, 1899. — General Recruiting Service, at New Haven, Conn., Aug. 12 to Dec. 6, 1899. — En route to join regiment; joined at Holguin, Cuba, Jan. 25, 1900. — Commanding Post and Military District of Manzanillo, Cuba, Feb. 22 to Oct. 7, 1900. — At Holguin, Cuba, commanding Military District and post from Oct. 16, 1900 to Nov. 19, 1901. — Commanding regiment, March 12 to June 18, 1901, and from Sept. 11, 1901 to April 30, 1902. — Commanding Post of Manzanillo, Cuba, Dec. 20, 1901 to April 26, 1902. — En route to United States on withdrawal of U. S. Troops from Cuba, April 30, 1902. — On leave of absence May 1 till Aug. 12, 1902.

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Cavalry, 4th Cavalry, June 9, 1902)

— Joined regiment at Fort Riley, Kas., commanding Cavalry Sub‑Post and Director of Sub‑School for Cavalry, Fort Riley, from Aug. 12, 1902 to Sept. 22, 1903.

(Colonel of Cavalry, 5th Cavalry, Aug. 16, 1903)

— Commanding Regiment and Post, Fort Logan, Col. Oct. 3, 1903 to Mar. 18, 1904. — At Fort Huachuca, A. T., commanding Regiment and Post, from March 22, 1904 to Aug. 20, 1908.b

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired Aug. 20, 1908,º
at his own request, over 40 Years' Service.

— Residence, Washington, D. C.

Vol. VI
p156
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Clarence Augustus Stedman, Born March 29, 1846.)

Military History. —

Colonel, 5th Cavalry, Aug. 16, 1903.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Aug. 20, 1906,º
At His Own Request After Over 40 Years' Service.

After retirement, resided in Washington, D. C.

Died, Sept. 19, 1920, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 74.

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

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Notes:

a Col. Stedman's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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b But see the Register's entry for Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Walter S. Schuyler, in which that officer is recorded as commanding the post in 1906‑1907 and again in (?)1908‑1909.


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