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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1871

Vol. III
p180
2401

(Born Ill.)

Daniel Harmonº Brush

(Ap'd Ill.)

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Born May 9, 1848, Murphysboro, IL.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., 17th Infantry, June 12, 1871.

Served: on frontier duty at Grand River Agency, Dak., Oct. 20, 1871, to July 19, 1872, — Ft. Rice, Dak., July 22, 1872, to June 9, 1873 (Yellowstone Expedition, July 26 to Oct. 6, 1872, being engaged in the Action at mouth of Powder River, July 29, 1872), — in command of Indian Scouts on Yellowstone Expedition, June 9 to Oct. 25, 1873, being engaged in the Fight on Tongue River, Aug. 4, 1873, and Combat on Yellowstone River, Mon., Aug. 11, 1873 (leave of absence, to Mar. 6, 1874) — Ft. Abercrombie, Dak., Mar. 6, 1874, to Aug. 16, 1876 (leave of absence, Oct. 18, 1875, to Jan. 8, 1876), — Ft. A. Lincoln, Dak., Aug. 17 to Sep. 19, 1876, — Standing Rock Agency, Dak., Sep. 22, 1876, to Feb. 2,

(First Lieut., 17th Infantry, Aug. 4, 1876)

1878, — Ft. Snelling, Min., Feb. 6 to Oct. 24, 1878, — Ft. Sisseton, Dak., Oct. 27, 1878, to June, 1879, — Ft. Yates, Dak. (Regimental Quartermaster, July 1, 1879, to Mar. 31, 1887), to July 13, 1886, — and Ft. D. A. Russell, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p213
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. —

(Captain of Infantry, 17th Infantry, May 2, 1892)

Served: On general recruiting service, from Oct. 1, 1890 to Oct. 1, 1892. — In garrison, Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo., to Sept. 1, 1894. — Professor of Military Science and Tactics, University of Illinois, to May 19, 1898. — Joined regiment at Tampa, Fla., May 25. — Took part in campaign in Cuba terminating in surrender of city of Santiago. — Commanded a battalion of 17th Infantry in battle of El Caney, July 1, and engagements around city of Santiago, July 2‑10. — Embarked Aug. 14, and reached Camp Wikoff, Aug. 21, 1898. — In garrison, Columbus Barracks, Sept. 30, 1898-Jan. 30, 1899. — Sailed on U. S. A. T. Sherman from New York, Feb. 1, 1899, en route to Manila, P. I. — On duty in the field operating against insurgents, from March 24 to –––––; In command of battalion of 17th Infantry, from May 25, 1898. — Took part in engagements in front of San Fernando, Luzon, P. I., June 16, 22‑30, July 4, and Aug. 9, 1899. — In cantonment at Angeles, Luzon, Aug. 21, 1899 to ––––

Vol. V
p184
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Took part in combats in front of Angeles, Luzon, P. I., Sept. 16, Oct. 11 and Oct. 16, 1899, and at Magalang, Nov. 5, 1899. — In command Military Prison, Lingayan, from Oct. 24, 1900, to Aug. 18, 1901.

(Major, 25th Infantry, Jan. 19, 1901)

— Joined regiment Aug. 23, 1901, at Iba, Zambales Province, P. I. — In command of military prison, San Isidro, Nueva Ecija, from March, 1902 to July 1, 1902. — Sailed from Manila, en route to U. S., July 8, 1902; arrived at Fort Niobrara, Neb., Aug. 21, 1902. — D. S. Fort Sill, O. T., from Nov. 15 to Nov. 21, 1902. — D. S. Court of Inquiry, Fort Riley, Kas., Dec. 9 to Dec. 15, 1902. — D. S. Inspecting Iowa National Guard from April 29 to May 17, 1903. — D. S. inspecting money accounts of disbursing officers, recruiting stations and colleges, from May 27 to June 15, 1903. — Acting Inspector General, Department of Missouri, June 19, 1903 to Jan. 15, 1904.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 11th Infantry, Aug. 15, 1903)

— D. S. Headquarters Department of Missouri, from Jan. 15 to March 25, 1904. — Detailed as Inspector-General, March 29, 1904. — En route to Philippine Islands April 5, 1904. — On duty as assistant to Inspector-General, Philippines Division, May 4, 1904 to March 25, 1906 — Inspector-General Northern Division and Assistant to Inspector General May 7, 1906 to May 4, 1907.

(Colonel, 24th Infantry, May 4, 1907)

En route to Manila June 5 to July 3, 1907. — In command of 24th Infantry, Camp Bumpus, Leyte, P. I., July 16, 1907 to Feb. 15, 1908. — En route to U. S. Feb. 15 to March 17, 1908.

(Brig.‑General, U. S. A., Feb. 17, 1908)

— In command of Department of the Columbia, March 21, 1908 to March 5, 1909. — En route to the Philippines March 5, 1909 to –––––. In command Department of the Visayas, P. I., from about April 5, 1909 to –––––.

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

(Born May 9, 1848.)

Military History. —

Colonel, 24th Infantry, May 4, 1907.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Feb. 17, 1908.

In command of Department of the Columbia, March 21, 1908, to March 5, 1909; en route to Philippines, March 5 to April 10, 1909; in command p165of Department of the Visayas, April 5, 1909, to April 15, 1911; en route to U. S., April 15 to May 13, 1911; in command of Department of Colorado, May 27 to July 1, 1911; in command of Department of California, July 1, 1911, to May 1, 1912; ordered home to await retirement, May 1, 1912.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, May 9, 1912,
By Operation of Law.

Died, March 8, 1920, at Baltimore, Md.: Aged 71.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1921, for an obituary notice.º

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

a Gen. Brush's birth data are from his AOG obituary.


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