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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1874

Vol. III
p234
2542

(Born Ky.)

Edward E. Hardin

(Ap'd Ky.)

34

Born Louisville, KY.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., 7th Infantry, June 17, 1874.

Served: on frontier duty at Camp Baker, Mon., Oct. 11, 1874, to Apr., 1875, — Ft. Shaw, Mon., Apr. 16 to Aug. 28, 1875, — Ft. Benton, Mon., Aug. 31, 1875, to July 25, 1877, — Scouting, July 25 to Sep. 18, 1877, being engaged against Nez Percés Indians at Big Hole, Mon., Aug. 9, 1877, — Ft. Benton, Mon., Sep. 18, 1877, to Oct. 4, 1878, — and Ft. Snelling, Min., Oct. 23 to Nov. 28, 1878; on leave of absence, Nov. 28, 1878, to Jan. 27, 1879; in garrison at Ft. Snelling, Min., to Oct. 1, 1879, — Camp on White River, Col., to May, 1880, — Ft. Snelling, Min., to Aug., 1880, — and Ft. A. Lincoln, Dak., to Nov. 19, 1880; as Regimental Adjutant, Mar. 4, 1881, to Mar. 30, 1882, and Quartermaster, Mar. 31, 1882,

(First Lieut., 7th Infantry, Mar. 4, 1881)

to June 1, 1885; at Ft. Snelling, Min., to Nov. 21, 1882, and Ft. Laramie, Wy., to July, 1885; on frontier duty at Ft. Washakie, Wy., to Aug. 31, 1887; and at the Military Academy, as Assistant Instructor of Tactics, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p249
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. —

(Brevet 1st Lieutenant, Feb. 27, 1890, for gallant services in action against Indians at the Big Hole, Mont., Aug. 9, 1877)

Served: On duty at U. S. M. A., West Point, N. Y., as Assistant Instructor of Tactics, to Feb. 1, 1892. — With regiment, Jan. 31, 1892 to April 30, 1898. — At San Carlos, Ariz., Feb. 1 to April 20, 1892; at Fort Logan, Colo., to May, 1892. — On leave of absence to Oct. 30, 1892 (on duty with National Guard of New York during a part of this leave); on duty with National Guard of New York, Oct. 1, 1892 to Jan. 1, 1895.

(Captain of Infantry, 7th Infantry, July 31, 1894)

— On leave of absence to Feb. 1, 1895. — Fort Logan, Colo., to April 20, 1898. — With company at Chickamauga, Ga., to May 1, 1898.

(Colonel, 2d New York Volunteer Infantry, May 17, 1898)

— At Camp Black, N. Y., May 3, 1898; Chickamauga Park, Ga., Tampa, Fla., Fernandina, Fla., Sand Lake, N. Y., till Nov. 1, 1898.

(Honorably mustered out of Volunteer Service, Oct. 25, 1898)

— On mustering duty, New York, to May 15, 1899. — Commanding company at Fort McPherson, Ga., to July 8, 1899.

(Colonel, 29th U. S. Volunteer Infantry, July 5, 1899)

— Organizing regiment, 29th Infantry, U. S. Volunteers, at Fort McPherson, Ga., from July, 1899 to ––––

Vol. V
p223
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — At Fort McPherson, Ga., to Sept., 1899; proceeded in command of 29th Infantry, U. S. Volunteers, to San Francisco; sailed for Philippine Islands, Oct. 5, 1899; arrived Nov. 2; in defense of Manila, to April, 1900; in command of expedition to Islands of Marinduque and Masbate, April and May, 1900; occupied Boac and Santa Cruz, Marinduque; action at Palanas, Masbate, May 2, 1900; captured insurgent force of about 300, and occupied Island of Masbate; June, 1900 to March, 1901, in command of District of Lamar; returned to U. S., April 19, 1901.

Mustered out of Volunteer Service, May 10, 1901.

(Major, 7th Infantry, Feb. 28, 1901)

— On duty Headquarters Department of California, to Sept., 1901; leave of absence to Feb., 1902; conducted recruits to San Francisco, Feb., 1902, and then joined regiment at Vancouver Barracks, Washington; to Presidio, San Francisco, May, 1902; inspected Militia of California, July and Aug., 1903; sailed with regiment to Philippines, Oct. 1, 1903; arrived, Oct. 28 in Manila; in command Malahi Island, Oct. 31, 1903 to Nov., 1904; at Cuartel España, to June, 1905; at Fort William McKinley, Rizal, P. I., to Nov., 1905; sailed for U. S. and arrived Dec. 14, 1905; on leave to Feb., 1906; recruiting duty, New York City, to March 31, 1908.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 26th Infantry, March 23, 1906)

Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., Retired July 18, 1908,
at his own request; over 30 Years' Service.

— Residence, West New Brighton, Staten Island, N. Y.

Vol. VI
p196
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Edward Ervin Hardin, Born April 24, 1853.)

Military History. —

Lieut.‑Colonel, 26th Infantry, March 23, 1906.

Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, July 18, 1908,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Recalled to active service July 28, 1917, and at Governor's Island, N. Y., on Court Martial duty to April 1, 1919 (at University of Pennsylvania, enrolling students for Officers' Training Camp, October and November, 1917).

Vol. VII
p124
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, July 18, 1908,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Vol. VIII
p50
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Lt.‑Col., Ret., July 18, 1908.

Died, Aug. 8, 1933, at West New Brighton, S. I., N. Y.: Aged 80.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1934, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.º


Thayer's Note:

a Col. Hardin's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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