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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1887

Vol. III
p413
3219

(Born Ky.)

Alexander L. Dade

(Ap'd Ky.)

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Born Hopkinsville, KY.a

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

Second Lieut., 13th Infantry, June 12, 1887.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Bayard, N. M., Sep. 29, 1887, to

(Transferred to 10th Cavalry, Feb. 27, 1888)

Mar. 27, 1888, — Ft. Grant, Ara., to Aug. 14, 1888, San Carlos, Ara., to June 2, 1889, — and Ft. Grant, Ara., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p454
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At U. S. Infantry and Cavalry School, Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Aug. 25, 1891 to Sept. 30, 1893 (Graduate, 1893). — Under instruction in Ordnance, National Armory, Oct. 1, 1893 to Oct. 1, 1894. — At Fort Custer, Mont., Nov. 3, 1894

(First Lieut. of Cavalry, 2d Cavalry, June 13, 1895)

(Commanding Troop G, July 20 to Oct. 31, 1895) to Nov. 30, 1895.

(Transferred to 3d Cavalry, Nov. 7, 1895)

— Joined at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Dec. 2, 1895. — On duty with troop at Ft. Ethan Allen, Vt., Jan. 15, 1896 to April 20, 1898. — On duty with troop at Chickamauga Park, Ga., April 25 to May 10, 1898. — Appointed (Adjutant) of the regiment, May 10, 1898. — Appointed Recruiting Officer for 3d Cavalry, May 16, 1898. — With regiment at Tampa, Fla., and during Santiago campaign, May 10 until July 19, 1898. — Relieved as Regimental Adjutant, July 22, 1898, while en route sick to United States, and assigned to Troop G, July 22, 1898. — Absent sick, July 19 to Sept. 24, 1898. — Commanding Troop G, 3d Cavalry, Sept. 25 to Oct. 13, 1898. — (Regimental Adjutant, Oct. 13, 1898.) — On duty with regiment, Oct. 14, 1898 to April 4, 1899. — Relieved as Regimental Adjutant and appointed (Regimental Commissary) under provisions of Act of Congress, approved March 2, 1899. — On duty with regiment at Fort Ethan Allen, Vt., April 4, 1899 to ––––

(Major, 48th U. S. Volunteer Infantry, Sept. 9, 1899)

Vol. V
p411
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: On duty with regiment at Fort Ethan Allen, Vt., April 4, 1899 to Aug. 9, 1899; en route to the Philippine Islands, to Sept. 30, 1899.

(Major, 48th U. S. Volunteer Infantry, Sept. 9, 1899)

accepted,º Oct. 2, 1899; on Staff of General S. B. M. Young, commanding Cavalry Brigade, 2d Division, 8th Army Corps, Oct. 5, 1899 to Jan. 16, 1900, during campaign in Northern Luzon; duty with regiment (lately arrived in Manila from United States), Jan. 25, 1900; detailed to inspect General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Robert H. Hall's Separate Brigade, occupying entire lines around Manila, Feb., 1900, and again in March, 1900; with regiment, commanding battalion, and in charge of military and civil affairs, northern portion of Province of La Union, Southern Ilocos, Sur and District of Amburayan, March 22 to Aug. 16, 1900; Acting Inspector-General and Inspector-General, 3d District, Department of Northern Luzon, Aug. 16, 1900 to Oct. 24, 1901.

(Captain of Cavalry, 13th Cavalry, Feb. 2, 1901)

En route to the United States and on leave of absence, to May 6, 1902; duty with Troop at Forts Assinniboine and Keogh, Mont., and in the Philippine Islands, May 6, 1902 to April 5, 1904; duty with Civil Government, Philippine Islands, Inspector-General, Philippine Constabulary, April 5, 1902 to June 15, 1905; leave of absence, to July 21, 1904; duty with troop, en route to the United States, at Fort Sill, Okla. and Fort Leavenworth, Kas., to Dec. 31, 1908. Spanish Campaign Medal, Philippines Campaign Medal.

Vol. VI
p474
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Alexander Lucienb Dade, Born July 18, 1863)

Military History. —

Captain, 13th Cavalry, Feb. 2, 1901

At Fort Leavenworth, Kans., with Troop, Jan. 1 to

(Transferred to 9th Cavalry, Feb. 10, 1909)

Aug. 10, 1909; at Washington, D. C., at Army War College, Aug. 15, 1909, to Nov. 30, 1910; on leave of absence to Jan. 4, 1911; with regiment at Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo., and in camp at San Antonio, Texas, to

(Major, 9th Cavalry, June 29, 1911)

March 30, 1912; at Fort Riley, Kans., at Mounted Service School, March 31 to June 1, 1912; at Hdqrs. Central Department, Chicago, Ill., June 30, 1912, to

(Inspector-General, by Detail, July 2, 1912)

March 13, 1913; at Galveston, Texas, Inspector of Base and of Port of Embarkation, March 16 to Dec. 31, 1913; at Texas City, Texas, Division Inspector, 2nd Division, Jan. 1 to April 26, 1914; at Vera Cruz, Mexico, Inspector, U. S. Expeditionary Force, April 27 to Aug. 6, 1917; relieved from detail as Inspector-General under provisions of detached service law, Sept. 1, 1914;

(Assigned to 9th Cavalry, Sept. 1, 1914)

on leave of absence to Sept. 29, 1914; at Naco and at Douglas, Arizona, with 9th Cavalry, Sept. 30, 1914, to

(Transferred to 7th Cavalry, Nov. 15, 1915)

Dec. 31, 1915; with 7th Cavalry at Douglas, Arizona, and in pursuit of Villa bandits along Mexican border of New Mexico and Arizona, Jan. 1 to March 15, 1916; in Mexico with Mexican Punitive Expedition, March 16, 1916, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 7th Cavalry, July 1, 1916)

(Colonel of Cavalry, Feb. 2, 1917)

Feb. 5, 1917, participating in engagements with bandits at Guerrero, March 28, 1916, and at Tomochic, April 22, 1916; at El Paso, Texas, Division Inspector, Provisional Cavalry Division, Feb. 5 to April 10, 1917; at San Diego, Cal., commanding Signal Corps Aviation School, Rockwell Field, April 11 to

(Brigadier-General, Temporary, Signal Corps, Oct. 29, 1917)

Nov. 5, 1917; at Washington, D. C., in charge of Air Division, Aviation Section, Signal Corps, Nov. 6, 1917, to Feb. 14, 1918; in office of Chief Signal Officer, Feb. 15 to March 10, 1918; at Chicago, Ill., commanding Aviation District, March 11 to

(Honorably Discharged as Brigadier-General, Signal Corps, Only,
May 3, 1918)

(Assigned to 9th Cavalry, May 3, 1918)

May 8, 1918; on leave of absence and at Washington, D. C., in office of Inspector-General, May 9 to

(Inspector-General, by Detail, May 24, 1918)

June 16, 1918; on sick leave, June 17 to Aug. 16, 1918; in office of Inspector-General, Aug. 16 to Dec. 31, 1918; at Chicago, Ill., Department Inspector, Central Department, Feb. 12, 1919, to ––––

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, June 25, 1920,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Vol. VII
p262
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, June 25, 1920,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Awarded two Silver Stars and cited "for gallantry in action against Villa's forces at Guerrero, Mexico, Mar. 29, 1916," and "for gallantry in action against Cervantes' band of Villistas at Tomochic, Mexico, Apr. 22, 1916."

Died, Jan. 8, 1927, at Hopkinsville, Ky.: Aged 63.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., (Posthumously), Jan. 8, 1927,
Act of June 21, 1930.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1931.º

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Notes:

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

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b Gen. Dade's middle name is spelled Lucian on his tombstone, q.v.


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