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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1873

Vol. III
p210
2477

(Born Mich.)

Albert S. Cummins

(Ap'd Mich.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1869, to June 13, 1873, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, June 13, 1873.

Served: in garrison at Point San José, Cal., Sep. 30, 1873, to June 10, p2111874, — Alcatraz Island, Cal., to Oct. 1, 1874, — and Presidio of San

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, May 29, 1875)

Francisco, Cal., to Oct. 1, 1876; on frontier duty at Camp Robinson, Neb., Oct. 9 to Nov., 1876, — and on Powder River Expedition, to Dec. 29, 1876; in garrison at Point San José, Cal., Jan. 13 to June 30, 1877; as Professor of Military Science and Tactics, University of Vermont, Aug., 1877, to July 1, 1881; in garrison at Fort Point, Cal., July 30, 1881 (in the field in Arizona, Oct. 3‑26, 1881), to Nov. 4, 1881, — Ft. Adams, R. I., to Apr. 19, 1882, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), to May 1, 1884, — and Ft. Warren, Mas., to Sep. 3, 1887; and Professor of Military Science, University of Vermont, Sep. 14, 1887, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p233
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: As Professor of Military Science and Tactics at University of Vermont, Sept. 3, 1887 to Sept. 1, 1890. — On duty at Jackson Barracks, New Orleans, Sept. 1, 1890 to May 23, 1891. — At Fort McPherson, Ga., May 24, 1891 to May 2, 1893. — Regimental Adjutant, 4th Artillery, Oct. 15, 1891 to Oct. 15, 1895. — At Washington Barracks, May 3, 1893 to Feb. 13, 1896; at Governor's Island, N. Y., Feb. 13, 1896 to April 28, 1898. — Aide-de‑Camp to Major-General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Ruger, Feb. 15, 1896 to April 2, 1897. — Engineer Officer, Department of the East, June 22, 1896 to April 24, 1898.

(Captain of Artillery, 4th Artillery, March 8, 1898)

— On duty at Fort Monroe, Va., April 29 to May 19, 1898. — At Tampa, Fla., May 21 to June 5, 1898. — Took part in the campaign against Santiago de Cuba with the siege artillery. — Took part in bombardment of Santiago, July 10 and 11, 1898, and surrender of city, July 17, 1898. — At Camp Wikoff, Montauk Point, L. I., Aug. 17 to Sept. 25, 1898. — At Fort Monroe, Va., Sept. 25, 1898 to June 27, 1899. — Commanding Fort Mott, N. J., June 28, 1899 to ––––

(Lieutenant-Colonel, 27th U. S. Volunteer Infantry,
July 15, 1899)

Vol. V
p201
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Commanding Fort Mott, N. J., June 28, 1899 to July 25, 1899. — On duty at Camp Meade, Pa., July 25, 1899 to August 29, 1899. — At Presidio, San Francisco, Cal., Sept. 4, 1899 to Sept. 20, 1899. — En route to and in the Philippine Islands, Sept. 20, 1899 to Feb. 10, 1901.

p202 (Colonel, 27th U. S. Volunteer Infantry, Feb. 4, 1900)

En route to and on duty at Presidio, San Francisco, Cal., Feb. 10, 1901 to April 1, 1901.

(Honorably mustered out of Volunteer Service, April 1, 1901)

— Commanding Fort Mott, New Jersey, April 13, 1901, to Oct. 1, 1901.

(Major, Artillery Corps, Aug. 22, 1901)

— On duty at Fort Monroe, Va., Oct. 1, 1901 to Dec. 19, 1904. — Commanding Officer Fort Wadsworth, N. Y., Dec. 21, 1904 to May 8, 1906.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Artillery Corps, Nov. 7, 1905)

— On duty as Lieut.‑Colonel, General Staff, April 14, 1906 to Jan. 25, 1907. — At Army War College, Washington, D. C., May 9, 1906 to June 1, 1907.

(Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, Jan. 25, 1907)

— Commanding Officer, Fort Worden, Wash., and the Artillery District of Puget Sound, June 15, 1907 to July 10, 1908. — Service Medals: For Indian Wars, for War with Spain, for Philippine Insurrection.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired July 10, 1908,
at his own request, after over 38 Years Service.

— Residence, Tecumseh, Michigan.

Vol. VI
p182
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Albert Simpson Cummins, Born July 19, 1851.)

Military History. —

Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, Jan. 25, 1907.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, July 10, 1908,
At His Own Request, After Over 38 Years Service.

Recalled to active duty; at Fort Worden, Wash., in command of Coast Defenses of Puget Sound, Nov. 2, 1917, to Aug. 19, 1918, when he was relieved from active duty.

Field Service Medals: Indian Wars, 1876; Spanish-American War, 1898; Philippine Insurrection, 1899‑1901.

Member of Military Service Institution, Society of the Army of Santiago de Cuba, and of the National Geographic Society.

Civil History. — Director of the Lilley State Bank, Tecumseh, Michigan, since 1912.

Vol. VII
p115
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, Jan. 25, 1907.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, July 10, 1908,
At His Own Request, After Over 38 Years Service.

Civil History. — Director of the Lilley State Bank, Tecumseh, Michigan, since 1912.

Vol. VIII
p48
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Col., Ret., July 10, 1908.

Died Jan. 9, 1935, at Tecumseh, Mich.: Aged 83.

Buried, Brookside Cemetery, Tecumseh, MI.


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