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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1857

Vol. II

(Born Pa.)

Edward R. Warner

(Ap'd Pa.)


Edward Raynsford Warner: Born Oct. 16, 1835.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1853, to July 1, 1857, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Artillery, July 1, 1857.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1857‑59; on frontier duty at Ft. Yuma, Cal., 1859; in garrison

(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, Dec. 3, 1858)

at the Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., 1859‑60; on Expedition to Carson Valley, Utah, 1860, — and to Honey Lake Valley, Cal., 1860‑61; and in garrison at the Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑66: as

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Mar. 14, 1861)

Quartermaster, 3d Artillery, Sep. 27, 1861, to Oct. 27, 1862, at the Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., Sep.‑Oct., 1861, — and with the Army of the Potomac, Oct., 1861, to Oct., 1862; as Inspector of Artillery, Army of the Potomac, Nov. 1, 1862, to Dec. 1, 1863; on Recruiting service,

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 1st New York Light Artillery Volunteers, Nov. 1, 1862)

(Bvt. Captain, July 3, 1863,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Gettysburg, Pa.)

Dec. 1, 1863, to Jan. 5, 1864; as Member of Examining Board at Washington, D. C., Jan. 5 to Apr. 30, 1864; as Inspector of Artillery (Army of the Potomac), Apr. 30, 1864, to June 21, 1865; and in the Defenses

(Bvt. Colonel, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 1, 1864,
for Distinguished and Gallant Services at the Battle of Gettysburg,
and in the Operations before Petersburg)

of Washington, D. C., July‑Aug., 1865.

 p691  Bvt. Major, Mar. 13, 1865,
for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Siege of Petersburg, Va.

Bvt. Lieut.‑Col., Mar. 13, 1865,
for Good Conduct and Gallant Services during the Rebellion.

Bvt. Brig.‑General, U. S. Volunteers, Apr. 9, 1865,
for Faithful and Meritorious Services during the Operations resulting in the Fall of Richmond, Va., and the Surrender of the Insurgent Army under General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.R. E. Lee.

Mustered out of Volunteer Service, June 21, 1865.

Captain, 3d Artillery, July 28, 1866.

Served: at the Military Academy as Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Sep. 15, 1865, to July 17, 1868 (leave of absence to Nov. 15, 1868); in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., Nov. 15, 1868, to Feb., 1869, — Key West, Fla., Feb. to Nov., 1869, — Ft. Monroe, Va., Nov. 16, 1869, to May 1, 1874, — David's Island, N. Y., June 5 to Oct. 19, 1874, — Ft. Wadsworth, N. Y., to Nov. 30, 1876, — Ft. McHenry, Md., to Feb. 7, 1877, — and Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., Feb. 7, 1877, to Apr. 16, 1880, being engaged in quelling Railroad Disturbances in West Virginia and Pennsylvania, July to Oct., 1877; in Europe acquiring professional information, to Oct. 9, 1880; in command of battery at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., to Nov. 13, 1881, — Jackson Barracks, La., to Jan., 1883, — Little Rock, Ark., to May 30, 1885, — Washington Barracks, D. C., to Nov. 8, 1886, — and Ft. McHenry, Md., to May 12, 1887; and awaiting orders, to Aug. 11, 1887.

Major, 1st Artillery, May 7, 1887.

Retired from Active Service, Aug. 11, 1887,
at his own Request, after 30 Years' Service.

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

(Edward Raynsford Warner)

Military History. — Retired officer.

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

Military History. — Retired officer. — Residence, Montrose, Penn.

Died Jan. 2, 1905, at New York, N. Y.: Aged 70.

Buried, Montrose Cemetery, Montrose, PA.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1908, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

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