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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1871

Vol. III
p174
2387

(Born N. C.)

Henry P. Kingsbury

(Ap'd at Large)

18

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., 6th Cavalry, June 12, 1871.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Riley, Kan., Oct., 1871, to Jan. 28, 1872; in garrison at Saltillo, Mis., to Mar. 14, 1872, — and Meridian, Mis., to Dec., 1872; on frontier duty at Ft. Harker, Kan., Dec. 21, 1872, to Apr. 2, 1873, — Camp Supply, I. T., Apr. 14, 1873, to Nov. 21, 1874,

(First Lieut., 6th Cavalry, Jan. 27, 1875)

— on Expedition to Indian Territory, Nov. 21, 1874, to Feb., 1875, — Camp on North Fork of Red River, Tex., to Apr. 27, 1875, — Ft. Dodge, Kan., May 5‑28, 1875, — Ft. Hays, Kan., June 1 to Aug. 3, 1875, — Camp McDowell, Ara., Oct. 20, 1875, to May 19, 1876, — Camp Lowell, Ara., May 23 to June 2, 1876, — Ft. Whipple, Ara., June 29, 1876, to Apr. 24, 1878 (leave of absence, to July 21, 1878), — and en route to, and at Camp Verde, Ara., Aug. 28, 1878 (in Rifle Competition, July to Sep. 23, 1879), to Jan. 6, 1880; as Inspector of Target Ranges, Department of Arizona, to Mar. 23, 1880; on frontier duty at Ft. Verde, Ara. (with Rifle Team, Division of the Pacific, July 27 to Nov. 23, 1880), to June, 1881, — Scouting, to Oct. 1881, — and Ft. Apache, Ara., to May, 1882; on sick leave, June 6 to Dec. 5, 1882; and on frontier duty at Ft. Mason, Cal., to Oct., 1883, — Ft. Lowell, Ara., to May 30, 1884, — Ft. Wingate, N. M., to Dec. 15, 1885, — Scouting, to Oct. 19, 1886, — Ft. Wingate, N. M., to Aug. 2, 1887 (sick leave, to Feb. 2, 1888), — Ft. Stanton,

(Captain, 6th Cavalry, Oct. 5, 1887)

N. M. (sick leave, Dec. 27, 1888, to June 27, 1889, and leave of absence, to July 27, 1889), to Sep., 1889, — Scouting, Sep., 1889, — and Ft. Stanton, N. M., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p209
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Stanton, N. M., to Aug. 26, 1890; at Governor's Island, N. Y., as Inspector of Small-Arms Practice and Engineer Officer, Division of the Atlantic, Sept. 13, 1890 to July 17, 1891, and of the Department of the East to Nov. 1, 1894. — On recruiting service at Brooklyn, N. Y., to Oct., 1895; garrison duty at Fort p210Myer, Va., to April 19, 1898; with regiment at Camp Thomas, Ga., and at Tampa, Fla., to June 14, 1898; in the campaign against Santiago and in Cuba, to Aug., 1898; commanding a squadron and being engaged in the battle of San Juan, July 2‑3, and in the operations and siege of Santiago to July 17, 1898; at Camp Wikoff, N. Y., Aug. to Oct., 1898; at Huntsville, Ala., to Dec. 4, 1898; on leave to Feb. 3, 1899; garrison duty at Fort Riley, Kan., to Dec., 1899;

(Major of Cavalry, 3d Cavalry, Jan. 23, 1900)

on leave to Feb. 12, 1900; commanding post of Fort Myer, Va., to ––––

Vol. V
p180
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. —

(Major, 3d Cavalry, Jan. 23, 1900)

— Joined regiment at Fort Myer, Va., Feb. 12, 1900. — Commanding post Fort Myer, Va., from Feb. 12 to Sept. 4, 1900. — Left Fort Myer, Va., Sept. 4, 1900, with the 1st Squadron 3d Cavalry en route to the Philippine Islands. — Commanding station at Badoc, Oct. 1, 1900, to July 22, 1901, and in command of the 3d Squadron 3d Cavalry at Santa Maria, P. I. from July 22 to Oct. 14, 1901. — Member General Court Martial and Military Commission at Vigan, P. I., Oct. 15 to Nov. 8, 1901. — Commanding 3d Squadron 3d Cavalry at Lavog, P. I., Nov. 8, 1901 to Jan. 28, 1902. — Acting Inspector-General, Division of the Philippines, July 1 to Aug. 12, 1902. — Acting Inspector-General, Division of the Philippines, July 1 to Aug. 12, 1902. — Returned to the United States and stationed at Presidio, Cal., Aug. 20 to Oct. 28, 1902. — En route to and stationed at Fort Assinniboine, Mont., Oct. 28 to Nov. 3, 1902.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 8th Cavalry, Feb. 25, 1903)

— Commanding Officer at Fort Sill, Okla., April 21, 1903 to March 13, 1904. — Commandant Jefferson Guards at World's Fair, St. Louis, Mo., March 14th to Oct., 1, 1904. — Rejoined and commanded post Fort Sill, Okla., Oct. 10, 1904, when left with the 1st Squadron 8th Cavalry and sailed on June 30, 1905 on transport Logan to the Philippine Islands.

(Colonel, 8th Cavalry, Aug. 31, 1906)

— Returned with regiment to the United States on the transport Sheridan, arriving at Oakland, Cal., May 15, 1907, and at Fort Robinson, Neb., May 20, 1907 to –––––.

Vol. VI
p161
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Henry Peeblea Kingsbury, Born April 25, 1850.)

Military History. —

Colonel, 8th Cavalry, Aug. 31, 1906.

Returned to U. S. on Transport Sheridan, arriving at Oakland, Cal., May 15, 1907; at Fort Robinson, Neb., May 20, 1907, to Nov. 27, 1910; en route to Philippines, Dec. 5, 1910, to Jan. 1, 1911; at Camp McGrath, P. I., commanding regiment and post, Jan. 2, 1911, to May 2, 1912; at Augur Bks., P. I., May 6 to June 8, 1912; detailed as Acting Inspector-p162General, June 3, 1912; en route to U. S. to July 11, 1912; at Chicago, Ill., Inspector-General, Central Department, July 16, 1912, to

(Colonel, Inspector-General, by Detail, July 30, 1912)

April 25, 1914.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, April 25, 1914,
By Operation of Law.

After retirement, resided in Washington, D. C.; recalled to active service and in command of Recruit Depot, Fort Slocum, N. Y., Sept. 1, 1917, to ––––

Vol. VII
p105
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Apr. 25, 1914,
By Operation of Law.

Died, Feb. 1, 1923, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 72.

Cited posthumously "for gallantry in action against Spanish forces at Santiago, Cuba, July 1, 1898."

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

a The Register has the less likely Peoble, as do other military sources no doubt copying from it.

The name, however, is spelled Peeble on Col. Kingsbury's tombstone (q.v.); in The Genealogy of the Descendants of Henry Kingsbury of Ipswich and Haverhill, Mass. (by Frederick John Kingsbury, edited by Mary Kingsbury Talcott, Hartford Press, 1905); in contemporaneous social columns in The New York Times; and in the Register's own entry for his uncle Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Charles P. Kingsbury.


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