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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1867

Vol. III

(Born N. Y.)

Edwin S. Curtis​1

(Ap'd Va.)


Edwin Styles Curtis: Born Aug. 28, 1843, Poughkeepsie, NY.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 16, 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 Nov., 1869, — Ft. Kodiak, Alas., Dec., 1869, to Sep., 1870, — and the Presidio, San Francisco, Cal., Oct. to Dec., 1870; on General Recruiting Service, to Apr., 1871; in garrison at the Presidio, San Francisco, Cal.,  p97 Apr. 12 to May 24, 1871, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), June 5, 1871, to May 1, 1872, — Presidio, Cal., June to Aug., 1872, — Ft. Stevens, Or., to Oct., 1872, — and Ft. Johnston, N. C., Nov. 17,

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Feb. 10, 1873)

1872, to Aug. 15, 1873; at the Military Academy, as Assistant Instructor of Infantry Tactics, Sep. 2 to Dec. 20, 1873; as Professor of Military Science at Arkansas Industrial University, Jan., 1873, to June 16, 1876; in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., July 26‑28, 1876, — Ft. Reno, I. T., Aug. 28 to Nov. 26, 1876, — and Ft. McHenry, Md., Dec. 22, 1876, to July 18, 1877; suppressing Railroad Disturbances in West Virginia and Pennsylvania, July 29 to Oct. 27, 1877; in garrison at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., to Dec. 7, 1877; on frontier duty at San Antonio, Tex., Dec. 12, 1877, to Nov. 19, 1879, — Ft. Brown, Tex. to June 29, 1880, — Santa Maria, Tex., to Nov. 5, 1880, — and Little Rock Barracks, Ark., to Sep. 22, 1881; in garrison at Washington Barracks, D. C., to Apr. 19, 1885, — Newport Barracks, Ky., to June 3, 1885, — and St. Augustine, Fla., to June 24, 1886; as Professor of Military Science, Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, Io., June 28, 1886, to July 18, 1889; and in garrison at Ft. Preble, Me., to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: At Fort Preble, Me., to June 24, 1893; on sick leave to June 1, 1895; garrison duty at Fort Trumbull, Ct., to April 19, 1896.

(Captain of Artillery, 2d Artillery, Aug. 27, 1896)

— At Fort Adams, R. I., to Oct. 2, 1896; at Fort Schuyler, N. Y., to April 30, 1898; at Fort Constitution, N. H., to July 11, 1898; at Tampa, Fla., to July 28, 1898; sick and under medical treatment at Fort Schuyler, N. Y., to Nov. 24, 1898; with battery en route to and at Havana, Cuba, to Nov. 11, 1899; on recruiting service at Brooklyn, N. Y., Dec. 4, 1899 to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: On recruiting service at Brooklyn, N. Y., Dec. 4, 1889 to Nov. 4, 1901.

Died Nov. 4, 1901, at Brooklyn, N. Y.: Aged 58.

Buried, West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1902, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

The Author's Note:

1 Edwin S. Curtis, before becoming a Cadet, enlisted as a Private for two years in the 48th Regiment New York Volunteers; was Clerk at General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Gillmore's headquarters in the South, and at General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Halleck's headquarters in Washington.

Thayer's Note:

a His full name and date of birth are given by his tombstone (see link above), where the dates are a modern addition; the information is confirmed, however, and his place of birth supplied, by his AOG obituary.

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