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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1874

Vol. III
p234
2543

(Born Ky.)

Charles R. Tyler

(Ap'd Ky.)

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Charles Richard Tyler: Born July 21, 1853.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1870,  p235 to June 17, 1874, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 16th Infantry, June 17, 1874.

Served: in garrison at Nashville, Ten., Sep. 30, 1874, to Apr. 17, 1875, — Chattanooga, Ten., to July 10, 1875, — Nashville, Ten., to Sep. 6, 1876 (leave of absence, Nov. 19 to Dec. 18, 1875), — Mt. Vernon Barracks, Ala., to Nov. 14, 1876, — and New Orleans, La., to June 8, 1877; on frontier duty at Ft. Wallace, Kan., June 14, 1877 (absent sick, Oct. 2 to Nov. 30, 1877, and on leave of absence, Sep. 11 to Nov. 29, 1878) to Nov. 13, 1880, — and Ft. Concho, Tex., to Apr. 27, 1883; on leave of absence, to June 30, 1883; as Professor of Military Science and Tactics at

(First Lieut., 16th Infantry, Aug. 9, 1883)

the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Kentucky, to July 1, 1884; on frontier duty at Ft. Concho, Tex., to June 28, 1886; on leave of absence, to Oct. 22, 1886; and on frontier duty at San Antonio, Tex., to May 28, 1888, — and Ft. Du Chesne, Utah, to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: At Fort Du Chesne, Utah, to April 26, 1891. — (Regimental Adjutant, April 26, 1891 to April 26, 1895.) — At Fort Douglas, Utah, to Oct. 10, 1896; at Fort Spokane, Wash., to Feb. 8, 1898; at Spokane, Wash., in charge of construction of new post (Fort Wright),

(Captain of Infantry, 19thº Infantry, April 6, 1898)

to April 21, 1898; with regiment at Mobile, Ala., to May, 1898. — On recruiting service at Owensboro, Ky., to Aug., 1898. — With regiment at Ponce, P. R., to Oct., 1898; at Adjuntas, P. R., to Jan., 1899; at Ponce, P. R., to April 24, 1899. — On leave to May, 1899. — With regiment at Camp Meade, Pa., to July 12, 1899. — En route to and in Philippines to ––––

Vol. V
p224
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: With Company and 3d Battalion, 19th Infantry, from July 1, 1899 to July 26, 1900; participated in engagements, Bocoue Mountains, Cebu, 21 to 23 Sept., 1899; detached service Fort Slocum, N. Y., Acting Quartermaster, July 27, 1900 to July 11, 1901; rejoined regiment at Cebu, Philippine Islands, Oct. 16, 1901.

(Major, 27th Infantry, Oct. 18, 1902)

— Joined regiment and on duty at Parang, Mindanao, Caloocan and Camp Gregg, P. I., to Jan. 14, 1904; sick in hospital at San Francisco, Cal., Feb. 13 to March 11, 1904; rejoined regiment at Columbus Barracks, O., March 31, 1904; commanding 3d Battalion, May 22, 1904 to Feb. 8, 1905; transferred from Columbus Barracks, O., to Fort Sheridan, Ill., March 18, 1905.

Died at Fort Sheridan, Ill., Aug. 15, 1905: Aged 52.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

a Maj. Tyler's full name and birthdate are from his tombstone, q.v. He may have been born in Owensboro, KY, where his parents lived for many years.


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