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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1873

Vol. III
p213
2483

(Born Me.)

Edward T. Brown

(Ap'd Me.)

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Born Paris, ME.a

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

Second Lieut., 5th Artillery, June 13, 1873.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Warren, Mas., Sep. 30, 1873, to Apr. 5, 1875, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), May 1, 1875, to May 1, 1876, — St. Augustine, Fla., June 4, 1876, to Aug. 1, 1877, — Savannah, Ga., Aug. 1 to Oct. 31, 1877, — and St. Augustine, Fla., Nov. 1, 1877, to Oct. 17, 1878; on leave of absence, Oct. 17, 1878, to Feb. 6, 1879; in garrison at St. Augustine, Fla. (detached service on Rifle Competition, July to Oct., 1880), to Nov. 16, 1881, — Ft. Columbus, N. Y., to Oct. 1, 1882, — Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., to Oct. 1, 1884, — Ft. Wadsworth,

(First Lieut., 5th Artillery, June 13, 1882)

N. Y., to Oct. 1, 1888, — and Ft. Columbus, N. Y., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p234
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served continuously with 5th Artillery to March 8, 1898. — At Fort Canby, Wash., May, 1890 to April, 1891; Salem, Ore., to Sept., 1891; Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., to Oct., 1894; Fort Canby, Wash., to June, 1896; Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., to Aug., 1896; Fort Monroe, Va., to April, 1898; Fort Slocum, N. Y., to May, 1898; Fort Warren, Mas., to ––––

(Captain of Artillery, 7th Artillery, March 8, 1898)

Gold medal awarded by U. S. Life-Saving Service for his meritorious p235conduct in saving life on the occasion of the sinking of the U. S. Tug Resolute in Boston harbor, during the night of Jan. 3, 1900.

Vol. V
p204
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History.Congressional Gold Medal awarded by U. S. for his meritorious conduct in saving life on the occasion of the sinking of the U. S. Tug Resolute in Boston harbor, during the night of Jan. 3, 1900. — Fort Warren, Mass., May, 1898 to Dec., 1901. — Cubana Barracks, Havana, Cuba, Dec., 1901 to Dec., 1902. — Morro Castle, Santiago, Cuba, Dec., 1902.

(Major, Artillery Corps, Dec. 3, 1902)

— Commanding U. S. Forces in Cuba, 1903. — Commanding Battalion Field Artillery, Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., 1904.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 1st Field Artillery, Jan. 25, 1907)

— In command of 2d Battalion, 1st Field Artillery, Presidio of San Francisco, Cal.

(Colonel, 5th Field Artillery, Feb. 25, 1908)

— Under orders to join regiment at Manila, P. I., April 4, 1908. — Arrived in Philippine Islands, May 30, 1908. — Commanding Artillery Garrison, Fort Wm. McKinley, P. I., May 30, 1908. — Leave of absence, 1 month and 20 days, to visit China and Japan. — Left Philippine Islands March 30, 1909. — Arrived in United States June 10, 1909. — Reported for duty at Fort Sheridan, Ill., July 1, 1909 to –––––.

Civil History. — Member of the following societies and fraternities: A. D. P. Fraternity, Bowdoin Chapter; Sons of the American Revolution; Military Order of Foreign Wars.

Vol. VI
p183
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Edward Thomas Brown, Born June 7, 1849.)

Military History. —

Colonel, 5th Field Artillery, Feb. 25, 1908.

At Fort Sheridan, Ill., July 1, 1909, to April, 1911; at Fort Riley, Kans., President Field Artillery Board, April to Sept. 25, 1911.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Nov. 30, 1911,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Civil History.Congressional Gold Medal awarded for meritorious conduct in saving life on the occasion of the sinking of the U. S. Tug "Resolute" in Boston Harbor during the night of Jan. 3, 1900; Silver Medal of Mass. Humane Society for same; Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity, Bowdoin Chapter.

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

Military History: —

Colonel, 5th Field Artillery, Feb. 25, 1908.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Nov. 30, 1911,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Civil History: — Congressional Gold Medal awarded for meritorious conduct in saving life on the occasion of the sinking of the U. S. Tug Resolute in Boston Harbor during the night of Jan. 3, 1900; Silver Medal of Massachusetts Humane p116Society for same; Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity, Bowdoin Chapter; President of the Paris Hill Water Co.; President of the Paris Hill Country Club.

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

Military History: —

Col., Ret., Nov. 30, 1911.

Died, Nov. 17, 1932, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 83.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1934.º


Thayer's Note:

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


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