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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1874

Vol. III
p229
2528

(Born Va.)

Charles H. Cabaniss

(Ap'd Va.)

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Born Halifax County, VA.a

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

Second Lieut., 18th Infantry, June 17, 1874.

Served: in garrison at Edgefield, S. C., Sep. 30 to Nov., 1874, — Columbia, S. C., Nov. 27, 1874, to July 29, 1876 (absent sick, Aug. 4 to Oct. 3, 1875, and on leave of absence, June 14 to July 14, 1876), — Yorkville, S. C., July 29, 1876, to Feb. 6, 1877, — and Columbia, S. C., Feb. 7 to July 24, 1877; in suppressing Railroad Disturbances in West Virginia and Pennsylvania, July 26 to Oct. 12, 1877 (leave of absence, to Dec. 7, 1877); in garrison at Atlanta, Ga., Dec. 7, 1877, to Apr. 12, 1879; on frontier duty at Ft. Assinniboine, Mon., to Oct. 20, 1879, — Ft. Ellis,  p230 Mon., to Aug. 9, 1880, — Ft. Assinniboine, Mon., to Sep., 1883, — Ft.

(First Lieut., 18th Infantry, Nov. 18, 1883)

Maginnis, Mon., to July 18, 1884, — Ft. Assinniboine, Mon., to May 30, 1885, — and Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to Sep. 25, 1887; and as Professor of Military Science, South Carolina Military Academy, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p245
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

(Charles H. Cabaniss, Jr.)

Military History. — With regiment at Fort Clark, Tex., from Oct. 5, 1890 to April 19, 1891. — Ordered home to await retirement.

Retired from Active Service,
for disability in the line of duty, July 10, 1891.

— Professor of Military Science and Tactics, Porter Academy, Charleston, S. C., from Oct. 1, 1891 to June 30, 1892. — Professor of Military Science and Tactics, Danville Military Institute, Danville, Va., from June 30, 1892 to Jan. 4, 1894. — Professor of Military Science and Tactics, East Florida Seminary, Gainesville, Fla., from Oct. 1, 1895 to June 2, 1898. — Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Delaware College, Newark, Del., from Sept. 19, 1898 to ––––

Vol. V
p220
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Professor of Military Science and Tactics, Delaware College, Newark, Delaware, from Sept. 19, 1898 to Sept. 30, 1899; Professor of Military Science and Tactics, Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont, from April 27, 1890 to Sept. 30, 1890; Professor of Military Science and Tactics, Kemper Military School, Boonville, Missouri, from June 19, 1902 to June 12, 1906; Professor of Military Science and Tactics, Linsley Institute, Wheeling, West Virginia, from Sept., 1906 to January 4, 1907; on duty with organized militia, State of South Carolina, from February 13, 1907 to ––––

Vol. VI
p193
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Charles Henry Cabaniss, Jr., Born July 9, 1850.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 18th Infantry, Nov. 18, 1883.

First Lieut., U. S. A., Retired, July 10, 1891,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

At Northfield, Vt., Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Norwich University, April 27 to Sept. 30, 1900; same at Kemper Military School, Boonville, Mo., June 19, 1902, to June 12, 1906; same at Linsley Institute, Wheeling, W. Va., September, 1906, to Jan. 4, 1907; on duty with organized Militia of South Carolina, Feb. 13, 1907, to

(Major, U. S. A., on Retired List, June 3, 1916)

Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., on Retired List, July 9, 1918)

July 27, 1918.

Vol. VII
p122
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

First Lieutenant, U. S. A., Retired, July 10, 1891,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Lieutenant-Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, July 9, 1918.

Died, Aug. 17,b 1925, at Columbia, S. C.: Aged 75.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1929.

Buried, Elmwood Memorial Cemetery, Columbia, SC.


Thayer's Notes:

a Lt. Col. Cabaniss' birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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b His tombstone (q.v.) reads Aug. 18.


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