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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1877

Vol. III
p278
2665

(Born S. C.)

Cunliffe H. Murray

(Ap'd N. Y.)

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Born Charleston, SC.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., 4th Cavalry, June 15, 1877.

Served: on leave of absence and awaiting orders, June 15 to Dec. 15, 1877, on frontier duty at Buffalo Springs, Tex., Dec. 15, 1877, to Jan., 1878, — Ft. Clark, Tex., Feb. 4 to June 12, 1878, — Scouting, June 12 to Oct. 5, 1878, — Ft. Clark, Tex., and Scouting, Oct. 5, 1878, to Oct. 23,

(First Lieut., 4th Cavalry, Sep. 2, 1879)

1879, — Ft. Garland, Col., and Scouting, to Nov. 9, 1880, — Ft. Riley, Kan. (leave of absence, Nov. 30, 1880, to Mar. 25, 1881), to May 9, 1881, — and Scouting in Colorado (commanding Battery of Mountain Artillery), to Nov. 18, 1881; as Secretary of Infantry and Cavalry School of Application, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan. (leave of absence, July 15 to Sep. 1, 1883), to Sep. 29, 1886; on frontier duty at Ft. Stanton, N. M., to Apr. 11, 1877, — and Ft. Lowell, Ara., to Nov. 24, 1889; and on leave of absence, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p281
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: On leave of absence to March 29, 1890; garrison duty at San Carlos, Ariz.,

(Captain of Cavalry, 4th Cavalry, April 15, 1890)

to May, 1890; at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., to June 9, 1890; at Boisé Barracks, Ida., to Aug. 17, 1895; on recruiting service at New Haven, Ct., Sept. 30, 1895 to Feb., 1896; Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Brown University, Providence, R. I., Feb. 28, 1896 to May, 1898; on mustering duty in Rhode Island to June, 1898; en route to and in Philippine Islands to –––––; being Aide-de‑camp to General Otis from Aug. 12, 1898 to Jan. 28, 1899; and Secretary to Military Governor of the Philippines, Oct. 6, 1898 to ––––

(Major and Inspector-General, U. S. Volunteers, Jan. 21, 1899)

Vol. V
p258
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Unknown, no information having been received. — Promotions, etc.:

(Major, 4th Cavalry, Feb. 2, 1901)

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 11th Cavalry, April 8, 1905)

(Inspector-General, by detail, Sept. 13, 1906)

(Assigned to 11th Cavalry, Oct. 1, 1906)

(Transferred to 4th Cavalry, March 17, 1909)

(Colonel 10th Cavalry, April 18, 1909)

(Transferred to 14th Cavalry, May 11, 1909)

Vol. VI
p232
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Cunliffe Hall Murray, Born Aug. 26, 1852.)

Military History. —

Captain, 4th Cavalry, April 15, 1890.

At Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., commanding Troop, June 17 to 27, 1898, and on mustering duty, June 28 to July 14, 1898; commanding Troop, July 15 to Aug. 11, 1898; en route to Philippines and at Manila,  p233 Aide-de‑Camp to Major General Otis, Aug. 13, 1898, to Feb. 10, 1899; at Manila, Inspector-General of Volunteers, Feb. 11 to June 30, 1899; Secretary to the Military Governor of the Philippines, July 1, 1899, to May 4, 1900; en route to U. S. and sick, May 5 to Oct. 3, 1900; at Washington, D. C., in office of Inspector-General, Oct. 4 to Nov. 2, 1900; at Chicago, Ill., Inspector-General, Department of the Lakes, Nov. 4, 1900, to

(Major, 4th Cavalry, Feb. 2, 1901)

May 9, 1901; and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Department of the Lakes, May 10, 1901, to March 31, 1902; at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., commanding 2nd Squadron, 4th Cavalry, April 3, 1902, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 11th Cavalry, April 8, 1905)

June 29, 1905; at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, with regiment, June 30, 1905, to June 14, 1907 (at Fort Riley, Kans., on detached service, July 25 to Oct. 4, 1906; commanding Fort Des Moines, Iowa, Oct. 6, 1906, to June 14, 1907); at Fort Ethan Allen, Vt., with regiment, June 17 to Oct. 17, 1907 (commanding post, June 21 to Oct. 17); at Columbus Bks., Ohio, commanding Recruit Depot, Oct. 19, 1907, to

(Transferred to 4th Cavalry, March 17, 1909)

(Colonel 10th Cavalry, April 18, 1909)

(Transferred to 14th Cavalry, May 11, 1909)

(Unassigned, March 11, 1911)

(Assigned to 12th Cavalry, Sept. 17, 1911)

to Oct. 6, 1911; at Fort Robinson, Neb., commanding 12th Cavalry, Oct. 9, 1911, to March 7, 1913; at Washington, D. C., member of Cavalry Board, March 10 to July 16, 1913; at Winchester, Va., commanding Camp of Instruction, July 17 to Oct. 10, 1913; at Washington, D. C., member of Cavalry Board, Oct. 11, 1913, to April 17, 1914; en route to Philippines and on leave of absence, April 18 to

(Transferred to 7th Cavalry, June 1, 1914)

to June 4, 1914; at Fort William McKinley, P. I., commanding regiment, June 5 to Sept. 15, 1914; commanding regiment in Field Maneuvers in Philippines, Sept. 15 to Nov. 15, 1914; at Camp Stotsenburg, P. I., commanding regiment, Nov. 16, 1914, to

(Transferred to 9th Cavalry, Nov. 15, 1915)

(Attached to 7th Cavalry, Nov. 15, 1915)

April 13, 1916; en route to U. S., April 15 to June 13, 1916; on leave of absence, June 14 to Aug. 26, 1916.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Aug. 26, 1916,
By Operation of Law.

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

Military History: —

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Aug. 26, 1916,
By Operation of Law.

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

Military History: —

Col., Ret., Aug. 26, 1916.

Died, Mar. 16, 1936, at Tenafly, N. J.: Aged 83.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1936.º

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

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


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