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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1887

Vol. III
p408
3191

(Born Canada)

Edson A. Lewis

(Ap'd Mich.)

18

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1883, to June 12, 1887, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

 p409  Add. Second Lieut., 18th Infantry, June 12, 1887.

Second Lieut., 18th Infantry, June 15, 1887.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Riley, Kan., Sep. 29, 1887, to June, 1888, — Ft. Hays, Kan., to Mar. 29, 1889, — Ft. Lyon, Col., to Apr. 19, 1889, — in the field, to Oct., 1899, — and Ft. Clark, Tex., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p445
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Clark, Tex., to Jan. 27, 1891; Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the Baltimore Manual Training School, Baltimore, Md., Feb. 6 to Sept. 17, 1891; on leave to Nov. 1, 1891; garrison duty at Fort Clark, Tex., to June 27, 1892; Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the Michigan Agricultural College, Lansing, Mich., July 1, 1892

(First Lieut. of Infantry, 23d Infantry, Oct. 11, 1894)

(Transferred to 18th Infantry, June 8, 1895)

to July 1, 1896; on leave to Nov. 11, 1896; garrison duty at Fort Bliss, Tex., to April 19, 1898; with regiment at New Orleans, La., to May, 1898; at San Francisco, Cal., to Aug., 1898; en route to and at Honolulu, H. I., to Nov. 7, 1898; en route to and in Philippines to ––––

(Captain of Infantry, 18th Infantry, March 2, 1899)

Vol. V
p404
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

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

(Transferred to 25th Infantry, June 27, 1906)

Vol. VI
p460
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Edson Arthur Lewis, Born Feb. 1, 1863.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 23d Infantry, Oct. 11, 1894.

Transferred to 18th Infantry, June 8, 1895.

At Iloilo, P. I., commanding company, Feb. 12 to

(Captain, 18th Infantry, March 2, 1899)

March 28, 1899; at Jaro, P. I., March 30 to July 28, 1899; at Jolo, P. I., July 29 to November, 1899; at Capiz, P. I., November to December, 1899; at Dao, P. I., December, 1899, to June 14, 1900; en route to U. S. with regiment, June 15 to July 13, 1900; at Fort Mason, Cal., July 14 to Aug. 1, 1900; at Baltimore, Md., on recruiting service, Aug. 8 to Sept. 3, 1900; commanding company at Fort Mason, Cal., Sept. 10, 1900, to Nov. 6, 1901; at Fort Bliss, Texas, Nov. 9, 1901, to May 3, 1902; at Fort Logan, Col., May 10, 1902, to March 19, 1903; en route to Philippines with regiment, March 20 to April 26, 1903; at Cebu, P. I., commanding company, April 30, 1903, to Jan. 8, 1905; en route to U. S., Jan. 9 to Feb. 11, 1905; at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., Feb. 23 to March 1, 1905; at Fort Slocum, N. Y., March 6 to April 17, 1905; at Fort Leavenworth, commanding company, April 20, 1906, to June 27, 1906;

 p461  (Transferred to 25th Infantry, June 27, 1906)

at post to Sept. 20, 1906; at Fort McIntosh, Texas, commanding company, Oct. 4, 1906, to June 12, 1907; at Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., commanding company, June 16 to Aug. 9, 1907; en route to Philippines with regiment, Aug. 10 to Sept. 13, 1907; commanding company at Parang, P. I., Sept. 17, 1907, to June 14, 1909; at Zamboanga, P. I., June 16 to Sept. 1, 1909; en route to U. S. with regiment, Sept. 2 to Oct. 5, 1909; at Fort George Wright, Wash., Oct. 6, 1900, to

(Major, 6th Infantry, March 3, 1911)

May 1, 1911; (commanding company to March 5, 1911); en route to Philippines, May 5 to June 11, 1911; at Camp Keithley, P. I., commanding Battalion, June 12, 1911, to May 22, 1912; at Camp McGrath, P. I., commanding Battalion, 24th Infantry, May 27 to Dec. 23, 1912; en route to U. S., Dec. 24, 1912, to Jan. 25, 1913; at Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., commanding Battalion, 6th Infantry, Jan. 26, 1913, to April 23, 1914; at El Paso, Texas, on border patrol, April 24 to Dec. 25, 1914; at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., student officer, Army Service Schools, Jan. 1 to April 13, 1915; at El Paso, Texas, on border patrol, April 16 to June 18, 1915; on leave of absence, June 19 to Aug. 18, 1915; at Washington, D. C., student officer, Army War College, Aug. 22, 1915, to May 21, 1916; with 6th Infantry on Mexican Punitive Expedition, June 2, 1916, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Infantry, July 1, 1916)

Feb. 5, 1917; at El Paso, Texas, with 6th Infantry, Feb. 7 to

(Colonel of Infantry, May 15, 1917)

May 31, 1917; commanding 64th Infantry at El Paso, Texas, June 1, 1917, to July 4, 1918; same at Camp MacArthur, Texas, July 6 to 29, 1918; same at Camp Merritt, N. J., Aug. 2 to 13, 1918; same in France, Aug. 24, 1918, to ––––

Vol. VII
p255
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Colonel of Infantry, May 15, 1917.

In France commanding 64th Infantry, Aug. 24, 1918, to June 18, 1919; at Camp Funston, Kansas, commanding 64th Infantry, to Aug. 24; at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., commanding Provisional Regiment, 7th Division, Aug. 25 to Nov. 30; at Camp Funston, Kans., commanding 64th Infantry, Dec. 1, 1919, to Jan. 13, 1921; at Camp Meade, Md., commanding 14th Infantry Brigade, Jan. 16 to June 15; on leave of absence to Aug. 30; commanding Camp Meade, Aug. 31 to Sept. 22, 1921.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Sept. 22, 1921,
At His Own Request, After Over 38 Years' Service.

Vol. VIII
p74
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Col., Ret., Sept. 22, 1921.

Vol. IX
p51
[Supplement, Vol. IX: 1940‑1950]

Military History: —

Col Ret 22 Sep 21

Civil History: — 513 S. Sycamore St, Santa Ana Calif

Died Feb. 27, 1958, at Santa Ana, Calif.: Aged 95.a

Portrait and obituary at West Point Association of Graduates.º

Buried, Melrose Abbey Memorial Park, Anaheim, CA.


Thayer's Note:

a Col. Lewis died after the publication of Vol. IX (1950), the most recent volume of the Supplements to Cullum's Register available to me, which may also be the most recent volume in the public domain. The date and place of his death are from the WPAOG memorial article.


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