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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1883

Vol. III
p376
3017

(Born Me.)

Frederick Perkins

(Ap'd Me.)

49

Born Houlton, ME.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1878, to June 13, 1883, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, June 13, 1883.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Keogh, Mon., Sep. 30, 1883, to May 30, 1888, — and Ft. Hancock, Tex., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p382
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: With company in the Department of Texas to May 1, 1891. — In command of Provost Guard, Military Prison,

(First Lieut. of Infantry, 16th Infantry, Feb. 24, 1891)

(Transferred to 8th Infantry, July 20, 1891)

Fort Leavenworth, Kan., to May, 1894; Adjutant, Military Prison, to Aug., 1895; Department of the Platte, in command of Camp Pilot Butte, Wyo., Oct. 9 to 31, 1895; with company to Sept., 1897 (Adjutant, 8th Infantry, to Aug., 1898). — In the Department of the South, in the field, Chickamauga, Tampa, and Cuba, April 20 to July 15, 1898. — On sick leave from July 15, 1898 to ––––

(Captain of Infantry, July 26, 1898)

(Assigned to 8th Infantry, Jan. 1, 1899)

Vol. V
p352
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

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

(Major, 13th Infantry, Aug. 17, 1906)

(Adjutant-General, by detail, April 7, 1908)

Vol. VI
p369
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Aug. 21, 1857)

Military History. —

Captain of Infantry, July 26, 1898

Assigned to 8th Infantry, Jan. 1, 1899

On sick leave, July 15, 1898, to March 5, 1899; at Springfield, Mass., on general recruiting duty, March 6, 1899, to Jan. 25, 1900; en route to Cuba, Jan. 30 to Feb. 5, 1900; at Columbia Bks., Havana, commanding company, Feb. 6 to June 15, 1900; at Havana, acting Inspector-General, Department of Havana, June 16 to July 6, 1900; at Columbia Bks., July 7 to 25, 1900; en route to U. S. with regiment and at Fort Snelling, Minn., July 26, 1900, to Aug. 1, 1901; at Fort Missoula, Mont., with company, Aug. 4, 1901, to May 29, 1902; en route to Alaska with regiment and at Fort Egbert, Alaska, May 30, 1902, to July 13, 1904; en route to U. S. with regiment and at Fort Slocum, N. Y., commanding 1st Battalion, July 14, 1904, to Jan. 27, 1905; at Fort Jay, N. Y., Jan. 28, 1905, to Feb. 19, 1906; en route to Philippines and at Camp Jossman, P. I., with regiment, Feb. 20 to

(Major, 13th Infantry, Aug. 7, 1906)

Oct. 18, 1906; at Buranen, P. I., Oct. 24 to Dec. 15, 1906; at Fort William McKinley, P. I., Dec. 19, 1906, to July 14, 1907; en route to U. S. and on leave, July 15 to Nov. 8, 1907; at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., commanding 1st Battalion, Nov. 9, 1907, to

(Adjutant-General By Detail, April 7, 1908)

April 11, 1908; at Governor's Island, N. Y., assistant to Adjutant-General, Department of the East, April 13 to Nov. 25, 1908; en route to Philippines, Nov. 26, 1908, to Jan. 14, 1909; at Zamboanga, P. I., Adjutant-General, Department of Mindanao, Jan. 15, 1909, to Dec. 26, 1910; en route to U. S. and on leave, Dec. 27, 1910, to March 14, 1911; at Governor's Island, N. Y., assistant to Adjutant-General, Department of the East, March 15, 1911, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 20th Infantry, March 2, 1912)

March 11, 1912; (relieved from detail in Adjutant-General's Department, March 1, 1912); at Fort Douglas, Utah, with regiment, April 19, 1912, to Nov. 26, 1913; (on detached service, inspecting Utah Militia, Feb. 17 to March 2, 1913, and inspecting New Mexico Militia, March 30 to April 20, 1913); at El Paso, Texas, on border patrol, Nov. 29, 1913, to Jan. 17, 1914; at Fort Bliss, Texas, Jan. 18 to Aug. 7, 1914; at Washington, D. C., at Army War College, Aug. 15, 1914, to June 30, 1915; on leave of absence, July 1 to Sept. 20, 1915; at San Francisco, Cal., in charge of Militia Affairs, Hdqrs. Western Department, Sept. 21, 1915, to

(Colonel of Infantry, March 31, 1916)

July 9, 1916; at Camp of Instruction, Monterey, Cal., July 10 to Aug. 5, 1916; at San Francisco, in charge of Militia Affairs, Hdqrs. Western Department, Aug. 6, 1916, to

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

Aug. 20, 1917; at Camp Sherman, Ohio, commanding 166th Infantry Brigade, Aug. 25, 1917, to

(Honorably Discharged as Brigadier-General, National Army, Only, March 22, 1918)

March 23, 1918; at Governor's Island, N. Y., in charge of Militia Affairs, Hdqrs. Eastern Department, March 25, 1918, to Feb. 3, 1919; on leave of absence to May 3, 1919.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, May 3, 1919,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Vol. VII
p206
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, May 3, 1919,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

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

Civil History: — Manages own citrus orchard, La Habra, California.

Vol. VIII
p66
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Col., Ret., May 3, 1919.

Brig.‑Gen. Ret., June 21, 1930.

Died, Apr. 27, 1940, at La Habra, Calif.: Aged 82.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1941.

Buried, Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, CA.


Thayer's Note:

a Gen. Perkins' birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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