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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1874

Vol. III
p227
2521

(Born Va.)

Clarence Deems

(Ap'd at Large)

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Born Charlottesville, VA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1870, to June 17, 1874, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, June 17, 1874.

Served: in garrison, at Alcatraz Island, Cal., Oct. 1 to Dec. 28, 1874, — Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., Dec. 28, 1874, to Mar. 31, 1875, — Alcatraz Island and Point San José, Cal., July 8 to Sep. 25, 1875, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), May 1 to Oct. 18, 1876, — Columbia, S. C., Oct. 20 to Nov. 17, 1876, — Washington Arsenal, D. C., Nov. 19, 1876, to Feb. 5, 1877, — and Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), Feb. 6, 1877, to May 1, 1878, except while engaged in suppressing Railroad Disturbances in Maryland and Pennsylvania, July 21 to Aug. 26, 1877; as Professor of Military Science at Maryland Agricultural College, Md., July, 1878, to July 1, 1881; and in garrison at Alcatraz Island, Cal., to Nov. 17, 1881, — Ft. Warren, Mas., to Sep. 22, 1882,

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Sep. 14, 1883)

— Ft. Adams, R. I., to May 24, 1889, — Ft. McPherson, Ga., to July 2, 1889, — and St. Francis Barracks, Fla., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p243
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — From 1890 to 1892, student at Artillery School; graduate, 1892. — From 1892 to 1893, on duty at Fort McPherson, Ga., with Battery C, 4th Artillery. — From 1893 to 1898, with same battery at Fort McHenry, Md.

(Captain of Artillery, 6th Artillery, March 8, 1898)

— In command of Fort Caswell, N. C., and Fort Macon, N. C., during Spanish-American war, and to ––––

Vol. V
p217
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — In command of Fort Caswell, N. C., and Fort Macon, N. C., during Spanish-American war, and to April, 1899; went to Philippines that month and served there until Sept. 30, 1901; commanded battalion, 6th Artillery, Dec., 1899, to Sept. 30, 1901; commanded Fort Mason, Cal., Oct., 1901 to Aug., 1902; commanded Fort Worden, Wash.,

p218 (Major, Artillery Corps, July 31, 1903)

Aug., 1902 to Sept., 1904; commanded Fort Flagler, Wash.º, Sept., 1904, to May, 1906; commanded Fort Schuyler, from

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Artillery Corps, Jan. 25, 1907)

May, 1906, to May, 1907; commanded Artillery, District of Baltimore, May, 1907, to March, 1908; on duty at Fort Hancock, March, 1908, to Jan. 19, 1910; on duty at Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., Jan. 19, 1910, to ––––

(Colonel, Artillery Corps, March 10, 1909)

Vol. VI
p192
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Oct. 10, 1850.)

Military History. —

Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, March 10, 1909.

At Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., Jan. 19, 1910, to May, 1911; at Fort Worden, Wash., commanding Puget Sound Artillery District, to July 29; at Baltimore, Md., awaiting retirement, Aug. 4 to Dec. 4, 1911.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Dec. 4, 1911,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Vol. VII
p121
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Dec. 4, 1911,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Died, May 29, 1924, at Baltimore, Md.: Aged 73.

Obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1926.º

Buried, St. Luke's Cemetery, Rossville, NY.


Thayer's Note:

a Col. Deems' birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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