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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1877

Vol. III
p280
2671

(Born Germany)

Henry J. Goldman

(Ap'd N. Y.)

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

Second Lieut., 5th Cavalry, June 15, 1877.

Served: on leave of absence and awaiting orders, June 15 to Dec. 17, 1877; and on frontier duty at Ft. McKinney, Wy., Dec. 17, 1877, to July 20, 1879, — Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., to Oct. 1, 1879, — Scouting in Colorado, to Apr. 17, 1880 (leave of absence, to Aug. 28, 1880), — Camp Sheridan, Neb., to May, 1880, — Ft. Robinson, Neb. (leave of absence, Apr. 5 to Aug. 23, 1882, and Oct. 22, 1884, to Apr. 28, 1885), to May 27, 1885, — Ft. Riley, Kan., to July, 1885, — Scouting, and at Ft. Supply, I. T., to Mar. 31, 1886 (sick leave of absence, to Oct. 30, 1886), — and

(First Lieut., 5th Cavalry, Apr. 24, 1886)

Ft. Reno, I. T. (leave of absence, Apr. 19 to June 18, 1887, and on sick leave, to Oct. 12, 1887, and July 15, 1888, to Sep. 8, 1889) to –––––.

Vol. IV
p282
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: In Indian Territory in command of troop on detached duties, distributing supplies, Jan. to Sept., 1890. — Superintended removal of cattlemen and other intruders from Cherokee strip, Sept., 1890 to March, 1891. — Commended by General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Merritt for his p283performance of these duties. — Opened County "D" in March, 1892. — Quartermaster and Commissary of Fort Brown, Tex., May, 1893 to April, 1895. — Awarded a bronze medal for success at target competition, Fort Wingate, in 1894. — Marched in Texas 500 miles in 1896.

(Captain of Cavalry, 5th Cavalry, June 1, 1897)

— Lectured to Texas militia in camp, Aug., 1897. — Received two honorable mentions from post commander for excellence in Lycaeum lectures. — During Spanish-American war in command of Troop E, 5th Cavalry, stationed at Tampa, Fla., and in Puerto Rico. — Commanding post of San German, P. R., including the military supervision of 54,000 people in four towns, to ––––

Vol. V
p259
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: Commanding post of San German, P. R., including the military supervision of 54,000 people in four towns, to Dec. 22, 1899; in the Department of Colorado, Nov. 12, 1901 to June 22, 1902; in Division of Philippines, July, 1902 to Sept. 14, 1903; in command of Angeles, Pampanga, P. I., July 28, 1902 to Dec. 24, 1902, during cholera epidemic; in temporary command of Camp Stotsenburg, Dec. 24, 1902 to Jan. 24, 1903; travelled in Japan, May, June and July, 1904; inspected Imperial Japanese Cavalry, drill and instruction, stables and quarters, June 24, 1904; marched over the Santa Fe trail from Fort Logan, Denver, Colorado, to Fort Apache, Arizona, from March 20, 1904 to May 24, 1904; in command of Fort Wingate, N. M., Oct. 28, 1904 to Feb. 4, 1905.

(Major, 12th Cavalry, April 8, 1905)

— In temporary command of Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., June 18 to 28, 1905; commanded 1st Squadron, 12th Cavalry, since Nov. 21, 1905; received the commendation of Major General Frank A. Baldwin, for performance of duties with troops on the overland march, 1904; received the commendation of Major General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Wm. P. Duvall for excellence in squadron field instruction, 1906; instructor in the Garrison School for Officers in 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907; inspected Alabama Militia, Feb., 1906, the Organized Militia State of Mississippi in Mar., 1907 and April, 1908; Chief Umpire and Lecturer during Maneuver Camp of combined regular and militia forces at Chickamauga Park, Ga., July 25, 1906 to Sept. 15, 1906; on march with regiment and squadron from Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., to Knoxville, Tenn. and return, July, 1906; on march with regiment and squadron from Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. to Rockmart, Ga., and return, Oct., 1907.

Vol. VI
p234
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Henry Joseph Goldman, Born Sept. 28, 1855.)

Military History. —

Major, 12th Cavalry, April 8, 1905.

Inspecting National Guard of Mississippi, March 30 to May 2, 1908; commanding 1st Squadron in Maneuver Camp, Chickamauga, Ga., June 28 to Aug. 8, 1908; on leave of absence, March 21 to July 20, 1909; en route to Philippines to Aug. 31, 1909; at Camp Wallace, P. I., commanding 1st Squadron and post, Sept. 2 to Nov. 22, 1909; at Fort William McKinley, P. I., commanding 1st Squadron, Nov. 23, 1909, to Jan. 15, 1911; en route to U. S., Jan. 15 to Feb. 12, 1911; at Fort Robinson, Neb., with 12th Cavalry, Feb. 18, 1911, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Cavalry, March 3, 1911)

April 1, 1912; on leave and waiting retirement, from May 1, 1912.

Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Aug. 31, 1912,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

At Schenectady, N. Y., Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Union College, Sept. 12, 1917, to

(Colonel, U. S. A., on Retired List, July 9, 1918)

Sept. 14, 1918; at St. Bonaventure, N. Y., commanding Student's Army Training Corps unit at St. Bonaventure College, Sept. 15, 1918, to March 1, 1919; received Union College "War Medal," June 7, 1919; degree of LL. D. conferred by faculty of St. Bonaventure College, June 18, 1919.

Vol. VII
p141
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Lieutenant-Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Aug. 31, 1912,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, July 9, 1918,
Act of July 9, 1918.

Died Apr. 17, 1924, at Fort Bragg, N. C.: Aged 68.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1925.º

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


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