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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1880

Vol. III
p330
2837

(Born Mich.)

Frederick S. Strong

(Ap'd Mich.)

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Born Paw Paw, MI.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, June 14, 1876, to June 12, 1880, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, June 12, 1880.

p331 Served: at the Military Academy as Assistant Instructor of Tactics, July 5 to Aug. 31, 1880; in garrison at Fort Point, Cal., Dec. 1‑8, 1880, — Alcatraz Island, Cal., to June 30, 1881, — Ft. Canby, Wash., to Sep. 1, 1881, — Ft. Stevens, Or., to Oct. 30, 1881, — Madison Barracks, N. Y., to Apr. 20, 1882, — and Artillery School for Practice, Ft. Monroe, Va., to Sep. 16, 1884; as Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the Michigan

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, May 6, 1887)

Military Academy, Orchard Lake, Mich., to Sep. 8, 1888; on delay and leave of absence, to July 1, 1889; in garrison at Ft. McPherson, Ga., to Sep. 29, 1889; and on frontier duty at Ft. Riley, Kan., to [image ALT: an underscored blank].

Vol. IV
p326
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: On duty with Light Battery B, 4th Artillery, Fort Riley, Kan., Oct. 1, 1889 to Oct. 1, 1891. — Took part in Indian campaign, 1890‑91 (commanded mounted battery operating with 1st Cavalry). — Fort McPherson, Ga., Oct. 1, 1891 to May 6, 1892. — Detached service, Michigan Military Academy, as Military Professor, May 6, 1892 to Sept. 1, 1895. — at Washington Barracks, D. C., Sept. 1 to Oct. 15, 1895. — (Adjutant, 4th Artillery, Oct. 15, 1895 to –––––)

(Major and Asst. Adjutant-General, U. S. Volunteers, May 12, 1898)

— Adjutant-General, 1st Division, 2d Army Corps, to –––––; at Camp Mackenzie, Augusta, Ga.

(Captain of Artillery, 4th Artillery, March 2, 1899)

(Honorably discharged from Volunteer Service, March 31, 1899)

Vol. V
p304
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Monroe, Va., as Adjutant, 4th Artillery, and the Artillery School and District of the Chesapeake, till Jan. 1, 1902; Superintendent Michigan Military Academy till Sept. 15, 1904.

(Major of Artillery, Nov. 28, 1904)

— Acting Inspector-General, with station in Washington, till April 16, 1906; at Fort Monroe, till July 1, 1907.

p305 (Lieut.‑Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, May 27, 1907)

— Adjutant-General, by detail, July 1, 1907; Adjutant-General, Department of the Lakes, Sept. 3, 1907 to May 1, 1909; en route to and in the Philippines, May 1, 1909 to –––––.

Vol. VI
p290
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Frederick Smith Strong, Born Nov. 12, 1855.)

Military History. —

Lieut.‑Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, May 27, 1907.

En route to and in Philippines, May 1, 1909, to

(Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, March 11, 1911)

April 1, 1911; at Fort Totten, N. Y., commanding Coast Defenses of Eastern New York, to Aug. 20, 1911; at Fort Monroe, Va., commanding Coast Defenses of Chesapeake Bay and Artillery School, Sept. 1, 1911, to Feb. 1, 1913; at Charleston, S. C., commanding South Atlantic Coast Artillery District, Feb. 1, 1913, to March 31, 1914; at New York City, waiting orders at convenience of Government to Oct. 1, 1914; at Charleston, S. C., commanding South Atlantic Coast Artillery District, Oct. 1, 1914, to

(Brigadier-General, U. S. A., May 4, 1915)

Nov. 1, 1915; commanding Schofield Bks., Hawaii, Dec. 13, 1915, to Nov. 9, 1916, and commanding Hawaiian Department, Nov. 3, 1916, to July 31, 1917;

(Major-General, National Army, Aug. 5, 1917)

at Camp Kearny, Cal., commanding 40th Division, (National Guard), Aug. 25, 1917, to Aug. 1, 1918; en route to France, Aug. 1‑21, 1918; in France, commanding 6th Depot Division (40th Division), Aug. 22 to Oct. 25, 1918; at Revigny, Meuse, commanding 40th Division, as replacement division for First Army, Oct. 25, 1918, to Jan. 5, 1919; at p291Castres, Gironde, commanding Division while waiting transportation to U. S., to Feb. 20; arrived in U. S. March 3 and proceeded to Camp Kearny, Cal., where 40th Division was demobilized April 20, 1919; commanding Camp Jackson, S. C., to April 30; commanding Camp Kearny, Cal., to

(Returned to Grade of Brigadier-General, June 15, 1919)

July 13, 1919; commanding South Pacific Coast Artillery District, July 14 to Aug. 17, 1919.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, Aug. 17, 1919,
At His Own Request, After Over 43 Years' Service.

Returned to his home at Orchard Lake, Mich.

Vol. VII
p167
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, Aug. 17, 1919,
At His Own Request, After Over 43 Years' Service.

Major‑General, U. S. A., Retired, June 21, 1930,
Act of June 21, 1930.

Vol. VIII
p59
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Maj.‑Gen., Ret., June 21, 1930.

Civil History: — Member California State Relief Commission, 1933‑1934.

Died, Mar. 9, 1935, at San Diego, Calif.: Aged 79.

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

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

a Gen. Strong's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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