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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1886

Vol. III
p405
3170

(Born Ct.)a1

Dwight Elyº Holley

(Ap'd Ct.)

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Born July 9, 1863, Waterbury, CT.a2

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1882, to July 1, 1886, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1886.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Halleck, Nev., Sep. 29 to Dec. 1, 1886, — and Ft. McDermitt, Nev., to Sep. 20, 1889; and in garrison at Angel Island, Cal., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p438
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: In the Department of California to Aug., 1893;

(First Lieut. of Infantry, 4th Infantry, Oct. 15, 1893)

at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., to March, 1894. — In the Department of Columbia, Oct., 1894 to Oct., 1896. — In the Department of the Lakes, Oct., 1896 to April, 1898. — Chief Commissary of Subsistence, 2d Division (Lawton's), 5th Corps, throughout Cuban campaign, June‑Sept., 1898.

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

— With regiment till March 28, 1899, at Manila. — C. S., 2d Brigade, 2d Division, 8th Corps, till July 1, 1899 (Hall). — A. A. G., 2d Brigade, 2d Division, 8th Corps, July 1, 1899 to ––––– (Wheaton).

Vol. V
p399
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: C. S. and A. A. G., 2d Brigade, 2d Division, 8th Corps, till July 1, 1899 (Hale); A. A. G., 2d Brigade, 2d Division, 8th Corps, July 1 to Aug. 1, 1899 (Wheaton); A. A. G., 2d Brigade, 2d Division, 8th Corps (Bates), Aug.‑Oct., 1899; with regiment, Philippine Islands, to end of 1901; with regiment, Department of Texas, to May 25, 1903; with regiment, Philippine Islands, June‑Nov., 1903; D. S. recruiting service, Harrisburg, Pa., and Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 1, 1903 to Feb. 22, 1906; with regiment, Department of the Lakes, to Oct. 1, 1906; with regiment, Department Missouri, to Feb. 27, 1908; with regiment, en route to and in Philippine Islands, to May 16, 1908.

Vol. VI
p450
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born July 9, 1863)

Military History. —

Captain, 4th Infantry, March 2, 1899

En route to Philippine Islands with regiment, March 5 to April 1, 1908; at Iloilo, P. I., commanding company, April 11, 1908, to

(Major, 15th Infantry, Dec. 1, 1909)

Dec. 6, 1909; en route to U. S., Dec. 7, 1909, to Feb. 12, 1910; at San Francisco, Cal., sick in Letterman General Hospital, Feb. 17 to April 22, 1910; on sick leave, April 23 to June 20, 1910; at Fort Douglas, Utah, commanding 3rd Battalion, June 23, 1910, to March 7, 1911; at San Antonio, Texas, commanding 3rd Battalion, March 11 to

(Transferred to 23d Infantry, July 31, 1911)

Aug. 6, 1911; on leave of absence and on detached service, Aug. 7 to 29, 1911; at Fort Clark, Texas, commanding 2nd Battalion, Aug. 30, 1911, to  p451 Jan. 23, 1912; at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Ind., commanding 3rd Battalion, Jan. 27, 1912, to Jan. 21, 1913; at San Francisco, Cal., sick in Letterman General Hospital, Jan. 23 to

(Transferred to 11th Infantry, Feb. 26, 1913)

March 13, 1913

Major, U. S. A., Retired, March 14, 1913,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Placed on active duty May 18, 1917; at Fort McDowell, Cal., on general recruiting service, May 20, 1917, to ––––

Vol. VII
p249
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1920]

Military History. —

Major, U. S. A., Retired, Mar. 14, 1913,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Placed on active duty May 18, 1917; at Fort McDowell, Calif., on general recruiting service, May 20, 1917, to Mar. 31, 1919.

Lieutenant-Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, July 17, 1920.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Aug. 1, 1921.

Vol. VIII
p73
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Maj., Ret., Mar. 14, 1913.

Col., Ret., Aug. 1, 1921.

Died, July 27, 1936, at San Francisco, Calif.: Aged 73.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1937.º

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

a1 a2 Col. Holley's birth data are from his AOG obituary. Vol. 3 of the Register and Vols. 4 and 5 of the Supplements have N. Y.; the correction is made in Vol. 6. He moved to New York shortly after his birth.


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