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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1875

Vol. III
p243
2563

(Born Ind.)

Erasmus M. Weaver

(Ap'd Ind.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1871, to June 16, 1875, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, June 16, 1875.

Served: in garrison at Summerville, S. C., Sep. 30 to Nov. 15, 1875, — Charleston, S. C., to Apr. 17, 1876, — and Ft. Foote, Md., to Aug. 13, 1877 (leave of absence, Aug. 27 to Sep. 27, 1876); as Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Western Reserve College, Ohio, Aug. 27, 1877, to Aug. 2, 1880; in garrison at Washington Barracks, D. C., to Sep. 27, 1883;

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Oct. 2, 1883)

as Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the South Carolina Military Academy, to Sep. 1, 1886; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), to July 15, 1888; and at the Military Academy as Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Mineralogy, and Geology, Aug. 28, 1888, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p254
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

(Erasmus Morgan Weaver, Jr.)

Military History. — Served: Instructor in Department of Chemistry, Mineralogy, and Geology, U. S. M. A., West Point, N. Y., Sept., 1888 to June, 1891; (Regimental Quartermaster, 2d Artillery, June, 1891 to June, 1895); on detached service as Instructor of Artillery with militia of Massachusetts, Nov., 1897 to June, 1898;

(Captain of Artillery, 1st Artillery, May 14, 1898)

Military Instructor of the Cadets of the high schools of Boston, Mas., Nov., 1897 to June, 1898; on detached service as Mustering Officer for Massachusetts, May and June, 1898; mustered in all Massachusetts volunteers in Spanish-American war.

(Captain and Asst. Adjutant-General, U. S. Volunteers,
May 12, 1898 — Declined)

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 5th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, July 1, 1898)

p255 Served: With regiment at Camp Dalton, South Framingham, Mas., July 1 to Sept. 10, 1898, and at Camp Wetherill, Greenville, S. C., Feb. 6 to March 31, 1899; regiment mustered out of volunteer service at Camp Wetherill, Greenville, S. C., March 31, 1899. — On detached service as Chief Mustering Officer of the State of Massachusetts, Sept. 10, 1898 to Feb. 4, 1899.

(Honorably mustered out of Volunteer Service, March 31, 1899)

Vol. V
p229
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — On detached service as Chief Mustering Officer of the State of Massachusetts, April 1, 1899 to May 15, 1899; on duty with Battery G, 1st U. S. Artillery, and in command of the defenses p230of Galveston, Texas, June 14, 1899 to June 2, 1900; with battery (G, 1st Artillery), and company, (6th Company, Coast Artillery), at Fort Monroe, Va., June 28, 1900 to Aug. 4, 1903. Instructor in charge of Department of Artillery, Chemistry and Explosives, Artillery School, Fort Monroe, June, 1900 to Sept. 1, 1903.

(Major, Artillery Corps, Aug. 4, 1903)

— Member Board of Ordnance and Fortification, Oct. 31, 1903 to –––––; member Board on Revision of Coast Artillery Drill Regulations, Oct., 1903 to March 4, 1904; Artillery Inspector Atlantic Division, March 5, 1904 to Aug. 20, 1906; Senior Assistant to Chief of Artillery, Sept. 1, 1906 to Feb. 12, 1908; member of General Staff Corps, June 21, 1905 to Jan. 25, 1908.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, Jan. 25, 1908)

— Chief of the Division of Militia Officers in the office of the Secretary of War, Feb. 12, 1908 to –––––; member of the General Staff Corps, Oct. 31, 1908 to ––––

(Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, Dec. 4, 1909)

Vol. VI
p201
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Erasmus Morgan Weaver, Jr., Born May 23, 1854.)

Military History. —

Lieut.‑Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, Jan. 25, 1908.

Member of Board of Ordnance and Fortification, Oct. 31, 1903, to Jan. 9, 1918; Chief of the Division of Militia Affairs in the Office of the Secretary of War, Feb. 12, 1908, to March 15, 1911; member of the General Staff Corps, Oct. 31, 1908, to

(Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, Dec. 4, 1909)

Oct. 2, 1910;

(Brigadier-General, Chief of Coast Artillery Corps, March 15, 1911)

Ex officio member of the General Staff Corps; member of the Army and Navy Joint Board, May 1, 1911, to May 23, 1918; member of the War Department Board of Review, Feb. 20, 1915, to

(Major-General, Chief of Coast Artillery Corps, July 6, 1916)

May 23, 1918; ex officio member of the General Staff Corps; member of the War Council of the War Department, Dec. 20, 1917, to May 23, 1918.

Major-General, U. S. A., Retired, May 23, 1918,
By Operation of Law.

Died, Nov. 13, 1920, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 66.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1921.º

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


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