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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1870

Vol. III
p146
2320

(Born Ct.)

Edward Silasº Chapin

(Ap'd Io.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1866, to June 15, 1870, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, June 15, 1870.

Served: in garrison at Charleston, W. Va., and Ft. McHenry, Md.,  p147 Oct. 4, 1870, to Nov., 1872, — Ft. Stevens, Or., Dec. 21, 1872, to July 5, 1873, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), July 24, 1873,

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Nov. 19, 1873)

to May 1, 1874, — Presidio, San Francisco, Cal., July 6 to Aug. 5, 1874, — Alcatraz Island, Cal., to Oct. 4, 1875, — Presidio, San Francisco, Cal., to Nov. 15, 1877, — and Ft. Canby, Wash., Nov. 19, 1877 (leave of absence, Feb. 15, 1879, to Feb. 15, 1880), to Nov. 23, 1880, — Ft. Stevens, Ore., to June 10, 1881, — Ft. Canby, Wash., to July 7, 1881, — Alcatraz Island, Cal., to Nov. 17, 1881, — and Ft. Warren, Mas., to Aug. 21, 1882; and

(Transferred to 15th Infantry, Aug. 12, 1882)

on frontier duty at Ft. Lewis, Col., Sep. 19 to Nov. 26, 1882, — Ft. Stevenson, Dak., to July 22, 1883, — Ft. Buford, Dak., to Nov. 27, 1885, — and Ft. Pembina, Dak., to –––––.

Captain, 15th Infantry, Feb. 27, 1888.

Vol. IV
p195
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Pembina, N. D., to May, 1891. — At Fort Sheridan, Ill., to Oct. 15, 1896. — At Fort Grant, Ariz., to Nov. 7, 1896.

Retired from Active Service,
at his own request, after 30 years's service, Nov. 7, 1896.

Died, May 3, 1899, at Chicago, Ill.: Aged 52.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1899, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.


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