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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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