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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1879

Vol. III
p318
2792

(Born Ill.)

Charles H. Grierson1

(Ap'd at Large)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1874, to June 13, 1879, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 10th Cavalry, June 13, 1879.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Concho, Tex., and Scouting, Sep. 30, 1879, to Aug. 6, 1882, — Ft. Davis, Tex. (leave of absence, Sep. 5, 1882, to Feb. 10, 1883), and Scouting (on detached service, Acting Aide-de‑Camp to Bvt. Major-General Grierson, Oct. 12‑30, 1883), to Apr. 1, 1885, — and Ft. Grant, Ara., and Scouting, to Sep. 21, 1885; on duty at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Oct. 1, 1885, to Aug. 17, 1886; on recruiting service,

(First Lieut., 10th Cavalry, July 6, 1886)

 p319  to July 19, 1887; as Regimental Quartermaster, Apr. 22, 1887, to Sep. 30, 1887, and Adjutant, Oct. 1, 1887, to Nov. 30, 1888; on leave of absence, July 19 to Sep. 18, 1887; on frontier duty at Santa Fé, N. M. (Acting Assistant Adjutant-General of the District of New Mexico, Oct. 1, 1887, to Dec. 3, 1888) to Dec. 3, 1888, — and Ft. Apache, Ara., Dec. 11‑18, 1888, and as Acting Aide-de‑Camp to Colonel Grierson, Dec. 21, 1888, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p313
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: A. A. D. C. to Colonel Grierson, to April 15, 1890; to Brigadier-General Grierson, to July 8, 1890; on duty at Headquarters, Department of Arizona, to July 25, 1890. — On leave, Aug. 21 to Dec. 17, 1890. — On frontier duty at San Carlos, Ariz., and at Krams Cañon, Ariz., to March, 1891; at Fort Thomas, Ariz., to April, 1891; at Fort Grant, Ariz., to April 25, 1892; at Fort Custer, Mont., to Dec. 24, 1892; at Fort Keogh, Mont., to Feb., 1894; at Fort Assinniboine, Mont.,

(Captain of Cavalry, 10th Cavalry, Nov. 6, 1897)

to Feb. 20, 1898; on leave to April, 1898; with regiment at Camp Thomas, Ga., and at Lakeland, Fla., to June 24, 1898; in the campaign against Santiago de Cuba, to June 27, 1898.

(Lieut.‑Colonel and Chief Commissary of Subsistence, U. S. Volunteers, May 8, 1898)

— Chief Commissary, 4th Army Corps, July 7, 1898 to Feb. 8, 1899, being stationed at Tampa, Fla., to Aug., 1898, and at Huntsville, Ala., to Feb., 1899. — On leave to March 13, 1899.

(Honorably discharged from Volunteer Service, March 17, 1899)

— Garrison duty at Fort Clark, Tex., to April 28, 1899; with regiment en route to and at Manzanillo, Cuba (Regimental Quartermaster, Aug. 19, 1899 to –––––), to Sept., 1899; on duty at Santiago, Cuba, as Disbursing Officer of the Cuban Census, to March 23, 1900, and Q. M. and C. S. at Manzanillo to ––––

Vol. V
p291
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: With regiment en route to and at Manzanillo, Cuba (Regimental Quartermaster, Aug. 19, 1899 to June 30, 1903); on duty at Santiago, Cuba, as Disbursing Officer of the Cuban Census, to March 23, 1900, and Q. M. and C. S. at Manzanillo to May 10, 1902; left Cuba, May 20; arrived at Fort Robinson, Nebraska, June 4, 1902; Quartermaster, commanding post and regiment until Oct. –––; commanding Troop D until promoted.

(Major, Cavalry, 15th Cavalry, Aug. 2, 1905)

(Transferred to 10th Cavalry, Aug. 19,º 1905)

— Commanding 1st Squadron, with regiment; in command of squadron, Oct. and Nov., 1906; rounding up Ute Indians, Wyoming and Montana; with 6th Cavalry to Philippines, March, 1907; in command Camp Wallace, Union, P. I., April 7, 1907 to May 14, 1907, and 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry; on leave of absence, Sept.‑Nov., 1908, in Japan and China; returned to U. S. with regiment on Transport Kilpatrick, July, 1909; at Fort Ethan Allen, Vt., from ––– to –––; commanded Squadron, 10th Cavalry in the Military Exercises in Massachusetts, during Aug.; returned to station, Fort Ethan Allen, Vt., Sept., 1909.

Vol. VI
p272
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Charles Henry Grierson, Born Aug. 11, 1855.)

Military History. —

Major, 15th Cavalry, Aug. 2, 1905.

Transferred to 10th Cavalry, Aug. 18,º 1905.

At Fort Ethan Allen, Vt., September, 1909, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Cavalry, March 21, 1911)

(Assigned to 10th Cavalry, April 3, 1912)

October, 1912 (commanded 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry, at Camp of Instruction, Pine Camp, N. Y., July 15 to Aug. 31, 1910; commanded 10th Cavalry, May to October, 1912, and participated in Connecticut Maneuvers, July 25 to Aug. 25, 1912); at Fort McDowell, Cal., on recruiting service, Oct. 13, 1912, to Jan. 26, 1914; on leave of absence, Jan. 27 to Feb. 21, 1914; at Fort Huachuca, Arizona, with 10th Cavalry, Feb. 22 to March 20, 1914; at Nogales, Arizona, commanding Provisional Squadron, 10th Cavalry, March 20 to May 21, 1914; commanded Maneuver Camps at Sparta and at Camp Douglas, Wis., and on duty at Hdqrs., Central Department, Chicago, Ill., July 3 to

(Colonel of Cavalry, Sept. 4, 1914)

Sept. 24, 1914, when he rejoined his regiment in Arizona; at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., student officer, Field Officers' Course, Army Service Schools, Jan. 2 to March 28, 1915.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Aug. 8, 1915,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Vol. VII
p160
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History:

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Aug. 8, 1915,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Died, May 21, 1928, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 72.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


The Author's Note:

1 Son of Bvt. Major-General Benjamin H. Grierson, U. S. Army.


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