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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1871

Vol. III
p169
2376

(Born Mich.)

Frank H. Edmunds

(Ap'd Dak.)

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Frank Heartt Edmunds: Born Dec. 30, 1849, Ypsilanti, MI.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1866, to June 12, 1871, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, June 12, 1871.

p170 Served: in garrison at Ft. Brady, Mich., Sep. 30, 1871, to Sep. 6, 1873 (leave of absence, May 18 to June 28, 1873); at the Military Academy as Asst. Professor of French, Sep. 11, 1873, to Feb. 2, 1875 (leave of absence and sick, Feb. 2 to May 23, 1875); on frontier duty at Ft. Randall, Dak., May 23, 1875, to Aug. 4, 1876 (Scouting, Sep. 27 to Nov. 1, 1875), — Standing Rock Agency, Dak., Aug. 13, 1876, to Apr. 30, 1877, — on Nez Percés Expedition, to Dec., 1877, — Ft. Sully, Dak., Dec. 2, 1877, to June 9, 1878, — Bear Butte, Dak., to Aug., 1878, — Camp Ruhlen, Dak., Sep. 18, 1878, to Jan., 1879, — Ft. Meade, Dak., to June 3,

(First Lieut., 1st Infantry, May 6, 1879)

1879 (leave of absence, to Sep. 19, 1879), — Ft. Hale, Dak., to July 1, 1880, — San Antonio, Tex., to Aug. 24, 1880, — Eagle Nest, Tex., to Sep., 1880, — Camp in Chanateº Mountains, Tex., to Dec., 1880, — Ft. McKavett, Tex., to Apr., 1881, — Ft. Davis, Tex., to Nov. 7, 1881, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan. (leave of absence, July 23 to Sep. 23, 1884), to May 6, 1886, — Regimental Adjutant, Apr. 20, 1886, to Jan. 24, 1889, — and Ft. Grant,

(Captain, 1st Infantry, Jan. 24, 1889)

Ara., to July 7, 1886; and in garrison at Angel Island, Cal., to Sep., 1889, — and Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p207
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: In command of post of Fort Gaston, Cal., Sept. 15, 1890 to June 26, 1892; on general recruiting service, Sept., 1893 to Sept., 1895. — Professor of Military Science and Tactics at St. John's College, New York City, Sept., 1895 to April, 1898. — Mustering officer, State of Louisiana, April to Aug., 1898. — In Florida and Cuba to ––––

(Major and Chief Ordnance Officer, U. S. Volunteers, July 18, 1898)

(Major of Infantry, 15th Infantry, March 2, 1899)

(Honorably discharged from Volunteer Service, May 12, 1899)

(Transferred to 1st Infantry, May 18, 1899)

— Adjutant-General 2d Division, 7th Army Corps, Havana, Cuba, Jan. 10, 1899 to May 12, 1899; Inspector-General on staff of General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Fitzhugh Lee to June 18, 1900, when he

Died, June 18, 1900, of yellow fever, at Quemados, Cuba: Aged 50.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1901, for an obituary notice.º

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

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


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