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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1873

Vol. III
p217
2494

(Born Me.)

Daniel Cornman

(Ap'd Me.)

27

Born Carlisle, PA.a

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., 21st Infantry, June 13, 1873.

Served: on frontier duty at Camp Harney, Or., Oct. 9, 1873, to Nov. 9, 1875, — Ft. Boisé, Ida., Nov. 16, 1875, to Oct. 30, 1877 (leave of absence,

(First Lieut., 21st Infantry, June 17, 1877)

Sep. 25, 1876, to Jan. 22, 1877), — Ft. Vancouver, Wash., Nov. 7, 1877, to June 5, 1878, — on Bannock Campaign, June 5 to Aug. 13, 1878, being engaged in the Fight on Umatilla Plains, Or., July 12, 1878, — Ft. Vancouver, Wash., Aug. 13, 1878, to Nov. 6, 1879 (leave of absence, to Feb. 25, 1880), — Boisé Barracks, Ida., to Aug. 2, 1882, — Vancouver Barracks, Wash., to June 25, 1884, — Ft. Sidney, Neb., to Mar. 19, 1887 (leave of absence, to May 19, 1887), — Ft. Du Chesne, Utah, to June 21,

(Captain, 21st Infantry, Mar. 6, 1888)

1888, — Ft. McKinney, Wy., to Nov. 3, 1888, — and Ft. Bridger, Wy., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p237
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Bridger, Wyo., to Oct. 1, 1890; at Fort Douglas, Utah, to Aug. 15, 1891; at Fort Randall, S. D., to April 29, 1892; at Fort Porter, N. Y., to June 1, 1894; at Plattsburg Barracks, N. Y., to April 19, 1898; at Tampa, Fla., to June 14, 1898; in the campaign against Santiago, and in Cuba, to Aug., 1898, being engaged in the battle of San Juan, July 1‑3, and in the siege and operations against Santiago to July 17, 1898. — With regiment at Montauk Point, N. Y., Aug. to Sept., 1898. — On recruiting service in New York City, Sept. 30, 1898

(Major of Infantry, 21st Infantry, March 2, 1899)

to Dec., 1899; in command at Fort Wood, N. Y., to ––––

Vol. V
p207
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — In command at Fort Wood, N. Y., to Nov. 6, 1900. — Relieved from duty at Fort Wood, N. Y., to accompany troops to Philippines. — Left New York on Transport Buford for Philippines, Nov. 7, 1900, arrived in Philippines, Dec. 30, 1900. — Commanding 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry, at Lipa, Batangas Province until May 20. — Commanding district around Santa Cruz, Laguna and Calamba, Laguna, until Jan. 21, 1902. — Several engagements with insurrectos near Santa Cruz and Calamba.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 24th Infantry, Oct. 5, 1901)

— Commanding six companies 24th Infantry in the field, Hamingdon, Pangasanan,º until May 24th, 1902. — Commanding regiment until June 28, 1902. — Returned to U. S. on Transport Thomas, arriving San Francisco, Cal., Aug. 2, 1902. — Commanding Cantonment, Presidio, California, until 20th and Fort Missoula, Montana, until Oct. 4. — Commanding regiment until Jan. 24, 1903.

(Colonel, 7th Infantry, Aug. 8, 1903)

— Commanding regiment in Philippines until Nov. 15, 1906. — Commanding regiment and Post of Fort Wm. H. Harrison, Helena, Mont., until Oct. 5, 1907. — Commanding regiment and Fort Wayne, Mich., until April 30, 1909. — Left San Francisco, Cal., with regiment for duty in Philippines May 5, 1909.

Vol. VI
p184
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Feb. 8, 1852.)

Military History. —

Colonel, 7th Infantry, Aug. 8, 1903.

At Fort William McKinley, P. I., commanding regiment, July 6, 1909, to Dec. 11, 1911; at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., commanding regiment and post, Jan. 15, 1912, to Feb. 22, 1913; at Galveston, Texas, commanding regiment, Feb. 26 to March 25, 1913; and commanding Fifth Brigade, 2nd Division, March 26, 1913, to April 23, 1914; at Vera Cruz, Mexico, April 28 to Oct. 14, 1914, during which time he commanded the 5th Brigade, 2nd Division, to Oct. 12, 1914; on leave of absence, Oct. 27, 1914.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Feb. 6, 1915,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Vol. VII
p117
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History. —

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Feb. 6, 1915,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Died, Feb. 5, 1924, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 72.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1925.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

a Col. Cornman's birthplace is from his AOG obituary (in which, however, the year of his birth is incorrectly given).


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