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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1889

Vol. III
p429
3322

(Born O.)

Charles Crawford

(Ap'd Kan.)

41

Born Coshocton, OH.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, June 14, 1885, to June 12, 1889, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 10th Infantry, June 12, 1889.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Lyon, Col., Sep. 27 to Oct. 13, 1889, — and Oklahoma, I. T., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p487
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: In camp at Oklahoma City, Okla., to Nov. 1, 1890. — At Fort Union, N. M., till Feb. 22, 1891. — At Fort Wingate, N. M., till June 15. — At Fort Apache, Ariz., till Dec. 23. — At Fort Wingate, N. M., till Oct. 12, 1894.

(First Lieut. of Infantry, 21st Infantry, Nov. 11, 1896)

— At Fort Reno, Okla., till Dec. 1, 1896. — At Plattsburg Barracks, N. Y., till April 19, 1898; at Tampa, Fla., till June 8; at Santiago, battle of San Juan Hill, July 1, 1898. — (Regimental Quartermaster, July 10, 1898.) — At Montauk Point, N. Y., Aug. 19, 1898. — At Plattsburg Barracks, N. Y., Sept. 15, 1898. — (Regimental Commissary, since March 15, 1899.) — In Luzon, P. I., from May 10, 1899 to ––––

(Captain of Infantry, 5th Infantry, Sept. 8, 1899)

Vol. V
p440
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. —

(Transferred to 20th Infantry, Feb. 17, 1900)

— Joined regiment April 3; commanding Santa Cruz Police District, Manila, to Feb. 2, 1901; Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Feb. 9 to May 20; in charge of civil affairs, 3d District, Department Northern Luzon, to July 10; commanding Paquil and Bay Bay sub‑district, Laguna Province, to Feb., 1902; Special Provost Court, Dec., 1901 and Jan., 1902. Engagements, etc.: Zapote River, June 13, 1899; various skirmishes, Calamba, Laguna, Aug. 1 to Dec. 31, 1899; minor expeditions from Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Feb. 9 to April 3, 1901 and from Paete, Laguna, July 20, 1901 to Feb. 1, 1902; returned with regiment to San Francisco, March 13, 1902; at Fort Sheridan, Ill., to April 5; at Columbus, Ohio, to Aug. 20, 1902; at Fort Sheridan, Ill., to Aug. 26, 1903; Assistant Instructor, Department Law, Infantry and Cavalry School and Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kas., to May 1, 1905; Assistant Instructor, Department Military Art, to Aug. 31, 1907; at Presidio of Monterey, Cal., to –––––; service medals for Spanish War and Philippine Insurrection.

Vol. VI
p531
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Dec. 27, 1866.)

Military History. —

Captain, 5th Infantry, Sept. 8, 1899.

Transferred to 20th Infantry, Feb. 17, 1900.

At Fort Leavenworth, Kans., Assistant Instructor, Department of Military Art, to Aug. 31, 1907; at Presidio of Monterey, Cal., to June, 1909; in Philippines to

(Major, 29th Infantry, March 11, 1911)

June 15, 1911; at Army War College, Washington, D. C., Aug. 14, 1911, to

(Transferred to 20th Infantry, April 10, 1912)

p532 July 5, 1912; at Fort Douglas, Utah, to July 21, 1913; at Washington, D. C., member of General Staff (Secretary War College Division and War College), July 24, 1913, to Jan. 29, 1916; on leave of absence to April 30, 1916; at Camp Otis, Canal Zone, May 7, 1916, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 10th Infantry, July 1, 1916)

May 10, 1917; at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Ind., May 23 to

(Colonel of Infantry, June 26, 1917)

Oct. 3, 1917;

(Transferred to 60th Infantry, Oct. 3, 1917)

at Gettysburg, Pa., to Nov. 10, 1917; at Camp Greene, N. C., Nov. 12, 1917, to

(Brigadier-General, National Army, Dec. 17, 1917)

March 20, 1918; assigned to 6th Brigade; en route to France, via Liverpool, England, April 2 to 20, 1918; in France to Nov. 6, 1918; (Commanded 6th Brigade in action at Château Thierry and vicinity, May 31 to July 15; in Second Battle of the Marne, July 15 to 19; north of Marne, July 21 to 28; on Vesle River as Separate Brigade, Aug. 4 to 10;

(Honorably Discharged as Brigadier-General, Aug. 17, 1918)

with Services of Supply, Aug. 21 to 31, 1918; with Hdqrs., 2nd Division, Sept. 1 to 10, 1918; with Hdqrs., 1st Artillery, Sept. 10 to 12, 1918): in Hospital, Evacuation Hospital No. 3; Base Hospital No. 48; Base Hospital No. 8; Base Hospital No. 1; General Hospital at Ellis Island, N. Y., and General Hospital No. 1, at Williamsbridge, N. Y., to April 23, 1919.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, April 23, 1919,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Vol. VII
p292
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Apr. 25, 1919,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Civil History: — Author of "Six Months with the Sixth Brigade," E. B. Barnett, Kansas City, Mo., publisher.

Vol. VIII
p80
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Col., Ret., Apr. 25, 1919.

Brig.‑Gen., Ret., June 21, 1930.

Civil History: — Author of "ReStatingº Economic Theory", 1936.

Vol. IX
p54
[Supplement, Vol. IX: 1940‑1950]

Military History: —

Col Ret 25 Apr 19

Brig Gen Ret 21 Jun 30.

Died, Kansas City Mo, 28 Dec 45: Aged 79.

Portrait and obituary in West Point Association of Graduates.º

Buried, Paola Cemetery, Paola, KS.


Thayer's Note:

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


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