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Vol. III
p364
2962

(Born Md.)

Thomas B. Dugan

(Ap'd Md.)

31

Born Baltimore, MD.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1878, to June 13, 1882, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Add. Second Lieut., 10th Cavalry, June 13, 1882.

Second Lieut., 3d Cavalry, June 26, 1882.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Bowie, and scouting in Arizona, Sep. 30, 1882, to Sep. 22, 1883, — Fort Huachuca, Ara., and in the field, to Dec. 21, 1883, — Ft. Bowie, Ara., to May 27, 1884, — on Special duty at San Carlos, Ara., and in command of a Company of Indian Scouts, to Apr. 2, 1885, — on the march to, and at Camp Peña Colorada, Tex. (leave of absence, Oct. 10, 1885, to Mar. 3, 1886, and under orders to and conducting recruits to Texas, to May 26, 1886), to July 7, 1886, — Ft. Davis, Tex., to Oct. 16, 1887, — Ft. Clark, Tex., and at Langtry,

(First Lieut., 3d Cavalry, Oct. 29, 1888)

Tex., to Dec. 1, 1888 (leave of absence, to Mar. 11, 1889), and Ft. Brown, Tex., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p364
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Brown, Tex., to June 2, 1890; at San Antonio, Tex., to Aug. 29, 1890; (Regimental Adjutant, Sept. 1, 1890 to Sept. 1, 1894); at Fort McIntosh, Tex., to June 21, 1893; at Fort Reno, Okla., to Sept. 20, 1894; at Fort Sill, Okla., to Oct. 21, 1895; at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., to April 19, 1898; with regiment at Camp Thomas, Ga., and at Tampa, Fla., to June 14, 1898; in the campaign against Santiago and in Cuba,

(Captain of Cavalry, 7th Cavalry, July 9, 1898)

to Aug., 1898, being engaged in the battle of San Juan, July 1‑3, and in the siege of Santiago to July 17, 1898; on leave, Aug. 24 to Oct. 2, 1898; with regiment at Huntsville, Ala., to Dec., 198. — En route to and at Pinar del Rio, Cuba (on leave, July 21 to Nov. 7, 1898), to ––––

Vol. V
p338
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Unknown, no information having been received.

(Transferred to 12th Cavalry, March 8, 1901)

(Major, 4th Cavalry, Oct. 28, 1906)

(Transferred to 12th Cavalry, Dec. 19, 1906)

Vol. VI
p343
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Thomas Buchanan Dugan, Born July 27, 1858.)

Military History. —

Captain, 7th Cavalry, July 9, 1898.

At Pinar del Rio, Cuba, to July 20, 1899; en route to U. S. and on leave of absence, July 21 to Oct. 28, 1899; at Pinar del Rio, Nov. 7, 1899, to Aug. 1, 1900; at Columbia Bks., Havana, Aug. 6, 1900, to

(Transferred to 12th Cavalry, March 8, 1901)

March 15, 1901; en route to U. S., March 16 to 27, 1901; at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Adjutant, 12th Cavalry, March 28 to Nov. 9, 1901; at Richmond, Va., on recruiting service, Nov. 15, 1901, to Nov. 6, 1903; en route to Philippines, Dec. 5, 1903, to Feb. 23, 1904; at Manila, commanding Troop, Feb. 24, 1904, to Aug. 14, 1905; en route to U. S., Aug.  p344 15 to Sept. 25, 1905; at Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., with regiment, Sept. 28, 1905, to

(Major, 4th Cavalry, Oct. 28, 1906)

(Transferred to 12th Cavalry, Dec. 19, 1906)

Jan. 10, 1908; at Fort Slocum, N. Y., commanding Recruit Depot, Jan. 19, 1908, to June 4, 1909; at Fort McDowell, Cal., commanding Recruit Depot, June 10 to Aug. 20, 1909; at Fort Logan, Col., commanding Recruit Depot, Sept. 1 to Oct. 12, 1909; at Fort Slocum, N. Y., commanding Recruit Depot, Oct. 19, 1909, to

(Assigned to 4th Cavalry, Sept. 17, 1911)

Oct. 11, 1911; on leave of absence, Oct. 12 to Nov. 24, 1911; at Hot Springs, Ark., sick in Army and Navy General Hospital, Nov. 25 to Dec. 27, 1911; at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., student officer, Army Service Schools, Dec. 30, 1911, to March 23, 1912; at Fort Riley, Kans., student officer, Mounted Service School, March 27 to June 26, 1912; at Douglas, Arizona, with regiment, June 28 to July 2, 1912; at Nogales, Arizona, commanding 1st Squadron, July 3 to Aug. 4, 1912; at Washington, D. C., at Army War College, Aug. 10, 1912, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Cavalry, July 30, 1912)

(Assigned to 6th Cavalry, June 10, 1913)

June 30, 1913; at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, on temporary duty, July 2 to 10, 1913; at Texas City, Texas, with regiment, July 13, 1913, to Sept. 7, 1915; at Harlingen, Texas, with regiment, Sept. 9 to

(Colonel of Cavalry, Dec. 9, 1915)

Dec. 18, 1915; on leave of absence and sick, Dec. 19, 1915, to Feb. 12, 1916; at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, on special duty, Feb. 13 to March 31, 1916; en route to Philippines, April 1 to May 5, 1916; at Camp Stotsenburg, P. I., with 9th Cavalry, May 6, 1916, to

(Assigned to 9th Cavalry, Oct. 21, 1916)

Aug. 4, 1917;

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

at Camp Stotsenburg on detached service, Aug. 5 to Sept. 13, 1917; en route to U. S. and on leave of absence Sept. 14 to Oct. 23, 1917; at Camp Grant, Ill., commanding 161st Infantry Brigade, Oct. 24 to Dec. 15, 1917; at Washington, D. C., on detached service, Dec. 18 to 26, 1917; at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, commanding Brigade and Field Officer's School, Dec. 28, 1917, to May 2, 1918; at Camp Custer, Mich., commanding 169th Infantry Brigade, May 4 to July 11, 1918; at Camp Mills, N. Y., commanding Brigade, July 13 to 21, 1918; en route to France with 169th Infantry Brigade, July 23 to Aug. 10, 1918; with Brigade in Intermediate Section, Zone of Operations, to Oct. 13; transferred to and joined 70th Infantry Brigade, 35th Division, 1st Army, Defenses of Verdun, Oct. 15; transferred with Division to 2nd Army, Nov. 1; assumed command of 35th Division Nov. 22, 1918, and commanded same to March 25, 1919, when he was transferred to 10th Brigade, 5th Division, in billets at Esch, Luxembourg; arrived in U. S. with Brigade, July 26; on leave of absence to Aug. 12; at Camp Meade, Md., commanding Overseas Replacement Depot, Aug. 12 to

(Returned to Grade of Colonel, Oct. 31, 1919)

Nov. 18, 1919; at Washington, D. C., Member of Infantry and Cavalry Board to ––––

Awarded

Distinguished Service Medal

"For exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services. He commanded the 70th Infantry Brigade during a part of the Meuse-Argonne offensive with great distinction and marked ability. By his painstaking energy, zeal, and great initiative he proved to be a material factor in the successes of the division."

Vol. VII
p194
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1920]

Military History. —

Distinguished Service Medal

Colonel of Cavalry, Dec. 9, 1915.

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

Returned to Grade of Colonel, Oct. 31, 1919.

At Washington, D. C., President of Infantry and Cavalry Equipment Board, Nov. 25, 1919, to March 31, 1920; at Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo., commanding 15th Cavalry, to Sept., 1921; at Hagerstown, Md., Chief of Staff, 62nd Cavalry Division, to Oct. 15, 1921; at Fort Howard, Md., with Hdqrs. 3rd Corps Area, to Mar. 1, 1922; on leave of absence to July 27, 1922.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, July 27, 1922,
By Operation of Law.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, Feb. 28, 1927,
Act of Feb. 28, 1927.

Awarded Silver Star and cited "for gallantry in action against Spanish forces at Santiago, Cuba, July 1, 1898."

Civil History: — Business Manager, Post Graduate Medical School and Hospital, New York City, Mar., 1922 to June, 1923; Superintendent, Charlotte Hungerford Memorial Hospital, Torrington, Conn., Jan., 1924 to July, 1924; President and General Manager, Alamo Hotel and Garage Co., Colorado Springs, Colo., Aug., 1924 to Oct., 1928; Research Work, State Water Commission, State of Connecticut, Hartford, Conn., since Aug., 1929.

Vol. VIII
p64
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Col., Ret. July 27, 1922.

Brig.‑Gen., Ret., Feb. 28, 1927.

Died, Apr. 27, 1940, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 81.

Obituary notice in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1941.º

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

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


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