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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1877

Vol. III
p274
2651

(Born Md.)

Charles G. Woodward

(Ap'd Md.)

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Born Baltimore, MD.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1873, to June 14, 1877, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Additional Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, June 15, 1877.

Served: on leave of absence and awaiting orders, June 15 to Dec. 4,

(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 2, 1877)

1877; in garrison at Madison Barracks, N. Y., Dec. 4, 1877, to May 31, 1878, — Ft. Ontario, N. Y., to Dec. 3, 1878, — Ft. Schuyler, N. Y., Dec. 4, 1878, to Oct. 9, 1879, — Madison Barracks, N. Y., to Apr. 16, 1880, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), to Apr. 28, 1882, — Little Rock Barracks, Ark., to Oct. 1, 1884, — Ft. Barrancas,

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Dec. 3, 1884)

Fla., to Jan. 20, 1885, — St. Augustine, Fla., to May 30, 1885, — and Ft. McHenry, Md., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p278
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

(Charles Gwinn Woodward)

Military History. — Served: At Fort McHenry, Md., to May 22, 1892. — With Light Battery C, 3d Artillery, at Washington, D. C., until May 22, 1895. — Appointed Regimental Quartermaster, 3d Artillery, and joined at St. Augustine, Fla., May 22, 1895. — Transferred with regiment to Angel Island, Cal., Oct. 15, 1896. — Resigned as Regimental Quartermaster, June 2, 1898. — Aide-de‑camp to Brigadier-General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.M. P. Miller, June 3, 1898. — Acting Adjutant-General, Independent Division, 8th Army Corps, at Camps Merritt and Merriam, from July to Nov. 8, 1898. — On transport, Nov. 8 to Dec. 6. — At Manila to Dec. 26. — Appointed Acting Adjutant-General, 1st Separate Brigade, 8th Army Corps, Dec. 24, 1898. — Arrived at Iloilo with brigade, Dec. 28. — Forced landing, Feb. 11, 1899. — Relieved as A. A. G., June 3, 1899. — Appointed

(Captain of Artillery, 4th Artillery, Feb. 13, 1899)

(Transferred to 6th Artillery, April 21, 1899)

A. J. A., same day. — Appointed Adjutant, 6th Artillery, and Assistant Chief of Police at Manila, Aug., 1899 to –––––; In actions at Manila, February 4, 5, 6, and 7, and at Iloilo, Feb. 11, 12, and March 16, 1899.

Vol. V
p254
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — On sick leave from Manila, from July to Nov., 1900; Adjutant Artillery Garrison of Manila to Dec., 1901; Recruiting Service, Mar. to July, 1902; garrison duty at Fort Hamilton, N. Y., commanding 11th Battery, Field Artillery, to Aug., 1903;

(Major, Artillery Corps, Aug. 14, 1903)

— Commanding 10th Battalion, Field Artillery at Fort Sheridan, Ill., till July, 1905; transferred to Coast Artillery and commanded Fort Miley, Cal., from Aug., 1905 to Mar., 1906; commanded Fort Rosecrans, Cal., to June, 1907;

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, Jan. 25, 1907)

— Commanded Fort Terry, N. Y., to Jan., 1908; appointed Acting Inspector-General and Inspector-General, Department of the Gulf, Feb. 5, 1908, to –––––.

Vol. VI
p226
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Charles Gwinn Woodward, Born Dec. 24, 1852.)

Military History. —

Lieut.‑Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, Jan. 25, 1907.

Inspector-General, Department of the Gulf, Feb. 5, 1908, to January, 1909; Inspector-General, Departments of California and of the Columbia, to June 30, 1910;

 p227  (Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, July 1, 1910)

at Manila, P. I., as Coast Defense Officer, Philippine Division, to Oct. 15, 1911; returned to U. S., Nov. 12, 1911; on leave of absence to Jan. 16, 1912.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Jan. 16, 1912,
At His Own Request, After Over 38 Years' Service.

After retirement, resided at Palo Alto, Cal., until Sept. 4, 1917, when he was recalled to active service; Inspector, Hawaiian Department, to July 20, 1918; at San Francisco, Cal., Inspector, Western Department, July 31, 1918, to ––––

Vol. VII
p139
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Jan. 16, 1912,
At His Own Request, After Over 38 Years' Service.

At San Francisco, Calif., Inspector, Western Department, Sept. 4, 1917, to Mar. 20, 1919, when he was relieved from further active duty.

Vol. VIII
p53
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Col., Ret., Jan. 16, 1912.

Died, Nov. 23, 1939, at Palo Alto, Calif.: Aged 86.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1940, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.º


Thayer's Note:

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


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