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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1881

Vol. III
p345
2891

(Born Ill.)

Charles L. Phillips

(Ap'd Me.)

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Born Gardner, IL.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1877, to June 11, 1881, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Add. Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, June 11, 1881.

Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1881.

p346 Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Canby, Wash., Sep. 30 to Oct. 30, 1881; in garrison at Ft. Warren, Mas., to Sep. 4, 1882, — and Ft. Snelling, Min., to June 20, 1885; as Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the Maine State College, Orono, Me., July 1, 1885, to July 1,

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Dec. 31, 1887)

1888; and in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., to July 19, 1888 (on leave to Sep. 1, 1888) — and at the Artillery School for Practice, Ft. Monroe, Va., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p342
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Graduate, U. S. Artillery School, class of 1888‑90. — On duty with regiment at Fort Barrancas, Fla., and Atlanta, Ga. (Fort McPherson), Nov., 1890 to July, 1892 commanding Battery A, 4th Artillery. — Instructor, Military Science and Tactics, Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Ia., July, 1892 to July, 1896. — Adjutant, Fort Monroe, Va., and Secretary, U. S. Artillery School, July, 1896 to ––––

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

Vol. V
p319
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Adjutant, Fort Monroe, Va., and Secretary, U. S. Artillery School, July, 1896 to May, 1899.

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

— Garrison duty at Fort Monroe, Va., to June, 1900; at Fort Hancock, N. J., to Aug., 1903; in command at Fort Dade, Fla., to Aug., 1905.

(Major, Artillery Corps, June 8, 1905)

— In command Key West Barracks and of the Artillery District of Key West, to Aug., 1906; garrison duty, Fort McKinley, Me., to June, 1907; in command Fort McKinley, Me., June, 1907 to –––––.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, July 10, 1908)

Vol. VI
p312
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Charles Leonard Phillips, Born Oct. 16, 1856.)

Military History. —

Major, Artillery Corps, June 8, 1905

At Fort McKinley, Me., commanding post, June, 1907, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, July 10, 1908)

p313 October, 1909; at Fort Schuyler, N. Y., commanding post, to October, 1910; at Fort Totten, N. Y., commanding post and Eastern Artillery District of New York, to February, 1911; at Fort Screven, Ga.,º commanding post and Coast Defenses of Savannah to

(Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, March 13, 1911)

April, 1913; at San Francisco, Cal., commanding Coast Defenses of San Francisco, to October, 1913; in Philippines, commanding Coast Artillery of Coast Defenses of Manila and Subig Bays, to February, 1917; at Fort Adams, R. I., commanding Coast Defenses of Narragansett Bay, to May, 1917; in command of North Atlantic Coast Artillery District to August, 1917;

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

commanding 51st Artillery Brigade, 26th Division (New England), National Army, to Aug. 25, 1917; commanding 52nd Artillery Brigade, 27th Division (New York), to March, 1918;

(Honorably Discharged as Brigadier-General, N. A., Only,
March 23, 1918)

Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, commanding Coast Defenses of Puget Sound, from March, 1918,

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, June 29, 1920,
At His Own Request, After Over 42 Years' Service.

Degrees: B. A., Colby University, 1878; C. E., State University of Maine, 1888.

Vol. VII
p177
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, June 29, 1920,
At His Own Request, After Over 42 Years' Service.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, June 21, 1930,
Act of June 21, 1930.

Civil History: — Degrees: B. A., Colby University, 1878; C. E., State University of Maine, 1888; LL. D., Colby College, Waterville, Me., 1921.

Vol. VIII
p61
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Col., Ret., June 29, 1920.

Brig.‑Gen., Ret., June 21, 1930.

Died, Mar. 15, 1937, at El Centro, Calif.: Aged 80.

Buried, Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, CA.


Thayer's Note:

a Gen. Phillips' birthplace is from his AOG obituary, which spells it Gardiner.


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