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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1879

Vol. III
p315
2781

(Born R. I.)

Edwin P. Pendleton

(Ap'd R. I.)

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Born Westerly, RI.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1875, to June 13, 1879, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 23d Infantry, June 13, 1879.

Served: on frontier duty at Cantonment North Fork Canadian River, I. T., Sep. 30, 1879, to Feb., 1880, — Bluff Creek, Kan., to June, 1880, — Ft. Reno, I. T., to Oct., 1883, — and Ft. Union, N. M., to June 2, 1884;

(First Lieut., 23d Infantry, Jan. 24, 1889)

and in garrison at Ft. Wayne, Mich., to Mar. 14, 1889, — and Ft. Porter, N. Y., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p310
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: With regiment (23d Infantry) continuously, in Texas, May, 1890 to April 17, 1898; same at New Orleans,  p311 La., to May 24, and at San Francisco, Cal., May 29 to Oct. 17. — Mustering officer for Volunteers, June to Oct., 1898.

(Captain of Infantry, 23d Infantry, April 26, 1898)

— With regiment at Manila, Nov., 1898 to Feb. 26, 1899, and at Cebu, P. I., from March 1, 1899 to ––––

Vol. V
p289
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: With regiment at Manila, Nov., 1898 to Feb. 26, 1899, and at Cebu, P. I., from March 1, 1899 to Nov. 24, 1899; general recruiting service, Providence, R. I., March 1, 1900 to Nov. 1, 1901; with regiment at Plattsburg Barracks, N. Y., Jan. 31, 1902 to April, 1903; at Camp Vicars, Mindanao, from June 1 to Sept. 26, 1903.

(Major, 29th Infantry, Aug. 26, 1903)

— With regiment at Camp Jossman, Guimaras, Oct. 5, 1903 to April, 1904; at Fort Duchesne, Utah, from June 1, 1904 to March 19, 1905; at Fort Douglas, Utah, from July 28, 1905 to Aug. 1, 1907; at Fort William McKinley, P. I., from Sept. 2, 1907 to Aug., 1909; commanding regiment till Nov., 1907; commanding 1st Battalion Regiment, from Nov., 1907 to –––––, and post of Fort Porter, N. Y., Sept., 1909 to –––––; service with regiment was continuous.

Vol. VI
p269
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Edwin Palmer Pendleton, Born July 20, 1857)

Military History. —

Major, 29th Infantry, Aug. 26, 1903.

At Fort William McKinley, P. I., commanding 1st Battalion, Sept. 2, 1907, to August, 1909; at Fort Porter, N. Y., commanding 1st Battalion and post, September, 1909, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 23d Infantry, March 3, 1911)

May, 1911; at Ft. Bliss, Tex., Sept. 1, 1911, to January, 1912; at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Ind., to November, 1912; at Omaha, Neb., on Examining Board, November, 1912, to

(Colonel of Infantry, Feb. 13, 1913)

Feb. 26, 1913; at Texas City, Texas, with regiment, March 1 to July 1, 1913; attached to 23rd Infantry to April 18; to 26th Infantry to June 30, and to 1st Infantry to Oct. 10, 1913 (at Schofield Bks., Hawaii, with regiment, Sept. 13 to Oct. 10, 1903).

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Jan. 30, 1914,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

At Newark, Del., Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Delaware College, Sept. 5, 1917, to ––––

Vol. VII
p158
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Jan. 30, 1914,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

At Newark, Del., Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Delaware College, Sept. 5, 1917, to Feb. 4, 1919, when he was relieved from further active duty.

Vol. VIII
p57
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Col., Ret., Jan. 30, 1914.

Died, April 8, 1932, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 74.

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

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

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


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