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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1867

Vol. III

(Born Pa.)

Robert M. Rogers​1

(Ap'd Ga.)


Robert Morris Rogers​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 29, 1863, to June 17, 1867, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, June 17, 1867.

Served: in garrison at the Presidio, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 2, 1867, to Mar. 30, 1869; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., Apr.‑May,  p90 1869, — Ft. Riley, Kan., May 25, 1869, to July 31, 1870, — and Sitka,

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Apr. 13, 1870)

Alas., Sep. 23 to Oct., 1870; in garrison at the Presidio, San Francisco, Cal., Oct. 18, 1870, to June 4, 1872 (Alcatraz Island, Cal., June 5 to Sep. 13, 1871); on frontier duty at Sitka, Alas., June 27, 1872, to Jan. 4, 1873; in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., Jan. 24, 1873, to Jan. 3, 1874; on leave of absence, Jan. 3, 1874, to Nov. 17, 1875, during which he became a Colonel of Engineers in the service of the Khedive of Egypt; and in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., Nov. 17, 1875, to Apr. 25, 1876, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), May 1, 1876, to May 1, 1878, except while engaged in suppressing Railroad Disturbances in Pennsylvania, July 28 to Aug. 27, 1877, — Washington Arsenal, D. C., May 30 to Aug. 20, 1878, — Ft. Foote, Md., to Nov. 10, 1878, — and Ft. Ontario, N. Y., Nov. 12, 1878, to May 20, 1880; as Professor of Military Science and Tactics, University of the South, to Aug. 15, 1883; in garrison at Washington Barracks, D. C., to June 1, 1885, — Mount Vernon Barracks, Ala., to Oct. 1, 1885, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to Oct. 3, 1877, — Jackson Barracks, La., to Sep., 1888, — and Ft. Wadsworth, N. Y., to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: Fort Wadsworth, N. Y., Oct., 1888 to May, 1890. — Fort Schuyler, N. Y., May, 1890 to June, 1891.

(Captain of Artillery, 2d Artillery, May 29, 1891)

— In command of Fort Preble, Me., from June, 1891 to Oct., 1898. — Mustering out Maine Volunteers, Oct. and Nov., 1898. — In camp at Savannah, Ga., Dec., 1898. — In camp at Fort Cabaños, Cuba, Jan. 1, 1899 to April 23, 1899. — On leave April 23, 1899 to May 25, 1899. — On recruiting service, Portland, Me., May 25, 1899 to ––––

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

Military History. — Served: On recruiting service, Portland, Me., May 25, 1899 to Jan., 1900. — Commanding Battery at Fort Monroe, Va., to June, 1900; Fort Fremont, S. C., to Feb. 2, 1901.

Major, U. S. A., Retired Feb. 2, 1901.

Died March 23, 1906, at Portland, Me.: Aged 63.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

The Author's Note:

1 R. M. Rogers, before becoming a Cadet, enlisted as a Private, Oct. 19, 1861; served in this capacity to Sep. 29, 1863; was commissioned as Second Lieut., also First Lieut., afterward Captain, 82d Ohio Volunteers, and acted as Asst. Adjutant-General to Generals Sigel and Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.O. O. Howard, commanding 11th Army Corps; was in the Battles of Cross Keys, in the Campaign of General Fremont in Shenandoah Valley; Manassas, in the Campaign of General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Pope, 1862; and Battles of Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg (Army of the Potomac).

Thayer's Note:

a Maj. Rogers' full name is from Heitman's Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army.

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