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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1871

Vol. III
p179
2399

(Born Pa.)

Henry E. Robinson

(Ap'd Pa.)

30

Born Uniontown, PA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1867, to June 12, 1871, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, June 12, 1871.

Served: in garrison at Lancaster, Ky., Oct. 2, 1871, to Dec. 26, 1872, — and Memphis, Ten., Dec. 28, 1872, to Jan. 1, 1873; and on frontier duty at Little Rock, Ark., to May 8, 1873, — Ft. Bridger, Wy., May 14, 1873, to June 23, 1874, — Ft. Fetterman, Wy., July 9, 1874, to Oct. 29, 1877 (leave of absence, Nov. 8, 1874, to Mar. 9, 1875), — and Ft. Sanders, Wy., Nov. 2, 1877, to Aug. 11, 1878 (leave of absence, to Dec. 9, 1878); on frontier duty at Ft. Sanders, Wy., to Oct., 1879, — Camp on White River,

(First Lieut., 4th Infantry, Mar. 20, 1879)

Col., to July 8, 1880, — Ft. Bridger, Wy., to Apr. 6, 1883, — Ft. Niobrara, Neb., to July 8, 1883, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to Nov. 3, 1883, — Regimental Adjutant, Nov. 1, 1883, to Oct. 31, 1887, — Ft. Omaha, Neb., to July 2, 1886, — Ft. Sherman, Ida. (leave of absence, Oct. 15, 1887, to p180Apr. 13, 1888), to Sep., 1888, — and Ft. Spokane, Wash., to Sep. 12, 1889; and on Recruiting service, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p212
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: General recruiting service, Louisville, Ky., until June, 1891; at Minneapolis, Min., until Oct. 1, 1891; on leave of absence until Nov. 1, 1891; Fort Spokane, Wash., until July, 1892. — on duty commanding company in the Coeur d'Alenes,º Ida., during strike, July to Oct., 1892; at Fort Spokane, Wash., July, 1893.

(Captain of Infantry, 4th Infantry, April 4, 1893)

— Chief Ordnance Officer, Department of the Columbia, and Depot Ordnance Officer, Vancouver Barracks Ordnance Depot, until Oct., 1894. — Fort Sherman, Ida., until Aug., 1895. — On leave of absence until Dec., 1895. — Fort Sherman, Ida., until Oct., 1896; commanding that post, July to Oct., 1896. — Fort Sheridan, Ill., until April, 1898. — At Tampa, Fla., to June 14, 1898, when he sailed for Cuba. — Served in Cuba during Spanish-American war, from June 22 to Aug. 13, 1898. — Took part in engagement at El Caney, Cuba, and bombardment of Santiago. — Montauk Point, N. Y., from Aug. 19 to Sep. 20, 1898; Fort Sheridan, Ill., from Sept. 21, 1898 to Jan. 15, 1899. — Arrived in New York, and boarded transport Grant, en route to the Philippines, Jan. 16, 1899; sailed Jan. 19; on board transport Grant until March 10, 1899; landed at Manila, P. I., March 11, going directly to trenches north of that city. — Expedition into Morong Province, and engagements, June 2 to 5. — Expedition into Cavité Province, June 15; engagements, June 19 and 20. — On duty at Imus, P. I., from June 21, 1899 to ––––

Vol. V
p183
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — On duty at Imus, P. I., from June 21, 1899 to March, 1900, commanding at Noveleta, Bacoor and Imus until Dec., 1900. — Commanding battalion 4th Infantry, Manila, until July, 1901.

(Major of Infantry, 27th Infantry, Feb. 2, 1901)

— Left Philippines to join 27th Infantry in United States in July, 1901. — Transferred to 4th Infantry Aug. 14, 1901. — On duty at Plattsburg Barracks, New York, Oct., 1901 to Feb., 1902. — On duty with 4th Infantry at Fort Clark, Texas, until May, 1902. — On duty at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, from May, 1902 to May, 1903. — Sailed with regiment for the Philippines June 1, 1903, arrived Manila July 1, 1903. — Commanding Battalion and Station at Legaspi and Sorsogon, P. I., until May, 1904.

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Infantry, 22d Infantry, April 7, 1904)

— Commanding 22d Infantry and Camp Keithley, Mindanao, until Aug., 1905. — Detailed in Military Secretary's Department July 28, 1905. — En route to United States until Sept. 16, 1905. — On duty as Military Secretary and Adjutant General, Atlantic Division, Governor's Island, N. Y., until June 30, 1907. — On duty as Adjutant General, Department of the Gulf, Atlanta, Ga., July 5, 1907 to Oct. 28, 1908.

(Colonel of Infantry, Unassigned, Oct. 24, 1908)

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired Oct. 28, 1908,
at his own request, over 40 Years' Service.

— Residence, Uniontown, Penn.

Vol. VI
p164
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Henry Eleazerº Robinson, Born May 19, 1850.)

Military History. —

Colonel of Infantry, Oct. 24, 1908.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Oct. 28, 1908,
At His Own Request After Over 40 Years' Service.

Since retirement, resided at Uniontown, Pa.

Vol. VII
p106
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Oct. 28, 1908,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Since retirement, resided at Uniontown, Pa.

Died, Jan. 30, 1931, at Uniontown, Pa.: Aged 80.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1934, for an obituary notice.º

Buried, Oak Grove Cemetery, Uniontown, PA.


Thayer's Note:

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


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