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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1873

Vol. III
p215
2489

(Born N. Y.)

Frederick A. Smith

(Ap'd Neb.)

22

Born Craigville, NY.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., 12th Infantry, June 13, 1873.

Served: on frontier duty conducting Modoc Prisoners from Ft. Klamath, Or., to Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., Oct. 12 to Nov., 1873; in garrison at Angel Island, Cal., Nov. 3, 1873, to July 14, 1875 (leave of absence, to Nov. 6, 1875), — Camp Bidwell, Cal., Dec. 1, 1875, to Sep. 17, 1878,

(First Lieut., 12th Infantry, June 28, 1878)

— Adjutant, 12th Infantry, Nov. 17, 1878, to Mar. 31, 1887, — and Whipple Barracks, Ara., Sep. 17, 1878, to Sep. 6, 1882; in garrison at Madison Barracks, N. Y., to July 25, 1887; on frontier duty at Ft. Yates, Dak., to May 20, 1889; on sick leave of absence, to Nov. 17, 1889; and in garrison at Columbus Barracks, O., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p235
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

(Frederick Appleton Smith)

Military History. — On duty at Columbus Barracks, O. (general recruiting service), Nov. 17, 1889 to Nov. 17, 1891. — At Fort Sully, S. D., Nov. 26, 1891 to Aug. 10, 1892. — Adjutant and Executive Officer, Columbian Guard, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill., from Aug. 23, 1892 to June 1, 1894. — At Fort Sully, S. D., Sept. 1 to Oct., 1894, and Fort Niobrara, Neb., until Aug. 15, 1895. — Professor of Military Science and Tactics, p236Michigan Military Academy, Orchard Lake, Mich., from Sept. 1, 1895 to Sept. 15, 1897. — At Fort Niobrara, Neb., from Sept., 1897 to April 26, 1898. — Adjutant-General, Infantry Division, Camp Geo. H. Thomas, Chickamauga Park, Ga., April 26 to May 10, 1898, and of 1st Brigade, Infantry Division, May 10 to May 22, 1898, at Camp Geo. H. Thomas, Ga., and Tampa, Fla. — Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, U. S. forces and 5th Army Corps (Major-General W. R. Shafter commanding), at Tampa, Fla., and Santiago, Cuba, May 22 to July 30, 1898, and Mustering Officer, 5th Army Corps, June 12 to July 30, 1898. — Appointed

(Major and Chief Commissary of Subsistence, U. S. Volunteers, July 16, 1898)

— Assigned to duty as Chief Commissary, Department of the Lakes, Chicago, Ill., Aug. 22, 1898 to ––––

(Honorably discharged from Volunteer Service, June 13, 1899)

(Major of Infantry, 1st Infantry, June 20, 1899)

Vol. V
p205
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Headquarters Division of Cuba, Havana, Cuba, July 28, 1899 to Oct., 1899. — Commanding District of Guanajay and Guanajay Barracks, Cuba, Oct. 11, 1899 to Aug., 1900. — In Philippine Islands from Sept., 1900 to Feb., 1903. — Detailed as Inspector-General, Feb. 28, 1901. — Inspector-General, Department of the Visayas, P. I., Aug. 2, 1901, and Inspector-General Department, South Philippines, P. I., Dec., 1901.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 29th Infantry, July 14, 1902)

— Inspector-General, Department of the Visayas, P. I., Sept., 1902 to Feb., 1903, and on duty Inspector-General's Office, Washington, D. C., to April, 1903. — Detailed on General Staff, April 17, 1903.

p206 (Colonel, 8th Infantry, Jan. 24, 1904)

— Revising Infantry Drill Regulations, Washington, D. C., from Sept. 9, 1903 to July, 1904. — At Governor's Island, N. Y., from July, 1904 to Feb., 1906. — Commanded 4th Brigade, 2d Division, Maneuver Corps, Manassas, Va., Aug. 27 to Sept. 14, 1905. — In Philippine Islands from April, 1906 to April, 1908. — In charge of field operations against Pulajanes, Island of Samar, P. I., from July 1, 1906 to June 30, 1907, and in addition Island of Leyte, P. I., from Jan. 1, 1907 to June 30, 1907. — At Fort McDowell, Angel Island, Cal., from May 12 to Sept., 1908.

(Brig.‑General, U. S. A., Oct. 24, 1908)

— Commanding Department of California, San Francisco, Cal., from Oct. 26, 1908 to Jan. 13, 1909. — Awaiting orders at San Francisco, Cal., from Jan. 13 to April 22, 1909. — Commanding Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo., April 25, 1909 to March 16, 1910. — Commanding Department of the Missouri to –––––.

Vol. VI
p183

(Frederick Appleton Smith, Born May 15, 1849.)

Military History. —

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Oct. 24, 1908.

Commanding Department of the Missouri, March 18, 1910, to Feb. 15, 1913; commanding 1st Brigade, Maneuver Division, San Antonio, Texas, March 12 to July 14, 1911; commander Red Army in Connecticut Maneuver Campaign, Aug. 10‑19, 1912; commanding Central Division, Chicago, Ill., Oct. 31 to Nov. 29, 1912; commanding 5th Brigade, 2nd Division, Feb. 15 to April 29, 1913; at Omaha, Neb., May 2 to 15, 1913.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, May 15, 1913,
By Operation of Law.

Vol. VII
p116
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, May 15, 1913,
By Operation of Law.

Died, Feb. 4, 1922, at New York, N. Y.: Aged 72.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1922.

Buried, Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newburgh, NY.


Thayer's Note:

a Gen. Smith's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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