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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1882

Vol. III
p364
2963

(Born Ky.)

James A. Goodin

(Ap'd Ky.)

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

Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, June 13, 1882.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Stevenson, Dak., Sep. 30 to Nov. 9, 1882, — Ft. Laramie, Wy., to Mar. 29, 1885, — Ft. Washakie, Wy., to July, 1889, — and on Department Rifle Team at Bellevue, Neb., to Sep. 1, 1889; and at the Infantry and Cavalry School of Application, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: At Fort Leavenworth, Kan., to June, 1892. — Graduate of the Infantry and Cavalry School, 1891.

(First Lieut. of Infantry, 19th Infantry, Feb. 20, 1891)

(Transferred to 7th Infantry, July 20, 1891)

— On leave in Europe to Nov. 1, 1892; garrison duty at Fort Logan, Colo. (on sick leave, July 8 to Nov. 15, 1893) (Regimental Adjutant, Jan. 21, 1897 to May 12, 1898), to April 20, 1898; at Camp Thomas, Ga., and at Tampa, Fla.,

(Captain of Infantry, 25th Infantry, May 2, 1898)

to June 14, 1898, being A. D. C. to General Chaffee, May 11 to Aug. 15, 1898; participated in the campaign against Santiago, and in Cuba, from June 22 to Aug., 1898, being engaged in the battles of El Caney, July 1, and San Juan, July 1‑3, 1898, and in the operations about Santiago to July 17, 1898; with regiment at Montauk, N. Y., Aug. to Oct., 1898;

(Transferred to 7th Infantry, Sept. 11, 1898)

at Fort Wayne, Mich., to Jan., 1899; at Fort Sheridan, Ill., to March, 1899; at Fort Porter, N. Y., to –––––; (Regimental Adjutant, March 9, 1900 to –––––)

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

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

(Major, 8th Infantry, April 5, 1906)

(Transferred to 7th Infantry, May 11, 1906)

Vol. VI
p345
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(James Albert Goodin, Born Aug. 29, 1861.)

Military History. —

Captain, 25th Infantry, May 2, 1898

Transferred to 7th Infantry, Sept. 11, 1898

At Fort Porter, N. Y., March, 1899, to April 14, 1900; at Fort Wayne, Mich., April 16 to May 12, 1900; at Vancouver Bks., Wash., to June 5, 1900; commanding Camp W. H. Osborne, Idaho, June 26 to Nov. 22, 1900; at Vancouver Bks., with regiment, Nov. 23, 1900, to May 5, 1902; at Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., May 8, 1902, to Oct. 1, 1903; en route to Philippines, Oct. 1 to 28, 1903; at Malahi Islands, P. I., commanding Company, Oct. 31, 1903, to Nov. 21, 1904; at Manila, commanding 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry, and Luneta Bks., Nov. 24, 1904, to Jan. 5, 1905; commanding Malala Bks. to April 10, 1905; at Division Rifle Competition, April 11 to May 17, 1905; at Fort William McKinley, P. I., commanding Company and 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry, May 18 to Sept. 30, 1905; on leave of absence, Sept. 30 to Nov. 20, 1905; en route to U. S., to Dec. 13, 1905; at Fort W. H. Harrison, Mont., commanding Company and 3rd Battalion, Dec. 23, 1905, to

(Major, 8th Infantry, April 5, 1906)

(Transferred to 7th Infantry, May 11, 1906)

May 14, 1906; on leave of absence, May 14 to June 19, 1906; at Fort Assinniboine, Mont., June 20 to Oct. 5, 1906; (at Maneuver Camp, American Lake, Wash., July 20 to Sept. 16, 1906); at Fort Wayne, Mich., Oct. 8, 1906, to May 1, 1909; (competitor at Rifle Competition, July 23 to Aug. 3, 1907; at Canton, Ohio, commanding Battalion at dedication of McKinley monument, Sept. 30, 1907; participated in maneuvers ata Chickamauga Park, Ga., June 26 to Aug. 21, 1908); en route to Philippine, May 1 to June 4, 1909; at Camp Eldridge, P. I., commanding Battalion, June 6, 1909, to March 1, 1911; en route to U. S. and on leave, March 1 to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 7th Infantry, June 21, 1911)

Aug. 19, 1911; at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., Aug. 23 to September, 1911; sick from September, 1911, to Jan. 30, 1912.

Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Jan. 30, 1912,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Recalled to active duty July 18, 1917; at Hdqrs. Eastern Department, Governor's Island, N. Y., on General Court Martial duty, July 25, 1917, to April 1, 1919, when he returned to inactive list.

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

Military History. —

Lieutenant-Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Jan. 30, 1912,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

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

Military History: —

Lt‑Col., Ret. Jan. 30, 1912.

Vol. IX
p46
[Supplement, Vol. IX: 1940‑1950]

Military History: —

Lt Col Ret 30 Jan 12

Civil History: — Box 126, Station D, 4th Ave, NYC NY

Died, Sep. 9, 1950, at Atlanta, Ga.: Aged 89.b

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Notes:

a Here the printed edition of the Register inserts a line duplicated from above,

30, 1905; on leave of absence, Sept. 30 to Nov. 20, 1905; en route to

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b The date of his death is from a placeholder page at the West Point Association of Graduates.


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