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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1877

Vol. III
p277
2661

(Born Vt.)

Medad C. Martin

(Ap'd Vt.)

21

Born Elkridge, 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

Second Lieut., 22d Infantry, June 15, 1877.

Served: on leave of absence and awaiting orders, June 15 to Dec. 2, 1877; in garrison at Ft. Porter, N. Y., Dec. 2, 1877 (on leave of absence, Dec. 11, 1878, to Jan. 17, 1879), to Apr. 15, 1879; and on frontier duty at Ft. McKavett, Tex., to Jan., 1881, — Ft. Clark, Tex., to June 6, 1881, — Exploring Expedition, to Dec., 1881, — San Antonio, Tex., to Jan., 1882, — Ft. Clark, Tex., to Nov. 16, 1882, — Ft. Lewis, Col.,

(First Lieut., 22d Infantry, Apr. 24, 1883)

to Apr. 12, 1888, — Ft. Lyon, Col., to May 11, 1888, — Regimental Quartermaster, May 22, 1888, to –––––, — and Ft. Keogh, Mon., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p280
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — (Regimental Quartermaster, May 22, 1888 to Feb. 1, 1891.) — (Adjutant from Feb. 1, 1891 to Nov. 2, 1891.)

(Captain, Staff — Assistant Quartermaster, Nov. 2, 1891)

— At Denver, Colo., Nov. 24, 1891 to June 27, 1896. — In Quartermaster-General's Office, Washington, D. C., from May 19, 1896 to ––––

(Major and Quartermaster, U. S. Volunteers, May 12, 1898)

— Assigned to duty in charge of Construction Division, Quartermaster-General's Office.

(Lieut.‑Colonel and Quartermaster, by assignment,
Aug. 10, 1898 to March 2, 1899)

— In addition to duties in Quartermaster-General's Office, in charge of General Supply Depot at Dunn-Loring, Va. (Camp Alger), from May 10 to Oct. 1, 1898.

Vol. V
p257
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: In Quartermaster-General's Office, Washington, D. C., from May 19, 1896 to April 21, 1902;

(Major and Quartermaster, U. S. A., Feb. 2, 1901)

— In Philippine Islands from May 26, 1902 until July 1, 1905; in charge of construction of Fort William McKinley and Chief Quartermaster, Department of Luzon.

(Lieut.‑Colonel and Deputy Quartermaster-General, Jan. 22, 1904)

— In Chicago, Ill., Chief Quartermaster, Department of the Lakes, from Aug. 7 until Dec. 15, 1905.

Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Dec. 15, 1905,
at his own request; 30 Years' Service.

— Residence, New Orleans, La.

Vol. VI
p230
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Medad Chapman Martin, Born Oct. 3, 1854.)

Military History. —

Lieut.‑Colonel, Deputy Quartermaster-General, Jan. 22, 1904.

Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Dec. 15, 1905,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Since retirement, resided in New Orleans, La.

Recalled to active service and placed on duty at Port of Embarkation, Hoboken, N. J., July 25, 1918.

Vol. VII
p140
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Lieutenant-Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Dec. 15, 1905,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

On duty at Port of Embarkation, Hoboken, N. J., July 25, 1918, to Aug. 15, 1919, when he was relieved from further active duty.

Died, Nov. 25, 1926, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 72.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1933.º

Buried, North Ferrisburgh Cemetery, North Ferrisburg, VT.


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