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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1874

Vol. III
p228
2524

(Born La.)

Edmund K. Webster

(Ap'd at Large)

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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., 2d Infantry, June 17, 1874.

Served: in garrison at Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 1 to Apr. 10, 1875, — Chattanooga, Ten., to June 27, 1875, — Atlanta, Ga., to Oct. 13, 1876 (absent sick, Sep. 29 to Nov. 26, 1875, and on leave of absence, Dec. 22, 1875, to Jan. 11, 1876, and July 6 to Sep. 4, 1875), — Edgefield, S. C., Oct. 14, 1876, to Feb. 1, 1877, — and Atlanta, Ga., Feb. 2 to July 13, 1877; on frontier duty, at Ft. Lapwai, Ida., Sep. 24, 1877, to Oct., 1879, — Camp Howard, Ida., to Dec. 10, 1879, — Vancouver Barracks, Wash., to Feb. 28, 1880 (leave of absence, to Sep. 3, 1880), — Ft. Spokane, Wash., to Dec. 6,

(First Lieut., 2d Infantry, Sep. 26, 1881)

1881, — Ft. Colville, Wash., to Apr. 25, 1882, — Ft. Spokane, Wash. (leave of absence, Mar. 14 to Sep. 14, 1883), to Aug. 22, 1884, — Old Ft. Colville, Wash., to Apr. 2, 1885, — Ft. Spokane, Wash., to July 3, 1886, — and Ft. Omaha, Neb., to Aug. 6, 1886; as Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the University of the South, Ten., to Aug. 1, 1889; and on frontier duty at Ft. Omaha, Neb., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p244
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Omaha, Neb., Jan. 1, 1890 to June 29, 1896. — On Sioux campaign, Nov., 1890 to Feb., 1891. — Regimental Quartermaster, 2d Infantry, Jan. 25, 1892 to July 31, 1893.

(Captain of Infantry, 2d Infantry, July 26, 1893)

— Inspecting Iowa National Guard, Aug. 1 to 10, 1895. — At Fort Keogh, Mont., July 1, 1896 to Sept. 19, 1897. — Recruiting service, Louisville, Ky., Oct. 1, 1897 to June 1, 1899. — En route to and with regiment (2d Infantry) at Cienfuegos, Cuba, June 1, 1899, to ––––

Vol. V
p218
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History.En route to and with regiment (2d Infantry) at Cienfuegos, Cuba, June 1, 1899, to Nov., 1899; en route to and commanding Fort Thomas, Ky., Nov., 1899, to August, 1900; commanding Battalion, 2d Infantry en route to and in the Philippine Islands, August, 1900, to July, 1901.

(Major, 27th Infantry, Feb. 2, 1901)

— commanding Battalion, 27th Infantry, Plattsburg Barracks, Sept., 1901 to Dec., 1901; commanding Fort McPherson, Atlanta, Ga., Dec., 1901, to Feb., 1902; on sick leave, Feb. to July, 1902.

Major, U. S. A., Retired July 10, 1902, Disability in Line of Duty.

— Residence, Washington, D. C.

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

(Edmund Kirby Webster, Born June 29, 1852.)

Military History. —

Major, 27th Infantry, Feb. 2, 1901.

Major, U. S. A., Retired, July 10, 1902,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Died, Jan. 18, 1911, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 58.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1911.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


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