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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1870

Vol. III
p155
2342

(Born W. Va.)

Edward A. Godwin

(Ap'd W. Va.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Oct. 17, 1865, to June 15, 1870, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 8th Cavalry, June 15, 1870.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Bayard, N. M., Nov. 25, 1870, to Mar. 26, 1871, — Ft. Selden, N. M., to Sep. 7, 1874, — Ft. Wingate, N. M., to July 10, 1875, — Ft. Brown, Tex., Oct. 31, 1875, to Dec. 29, 1877

(First Lieut., 8th Cavalry, Oct. 3, 1876)

(leave of absence, Dec. 11, 1875, to June 16, 1876), — Santa Maria, Tex., Dec. 29, 1877, to Feb. 28, 1879, — Ft. Brown, Tex., to Dec. 13, 1879, — Ft. Clark, Tex., to Apr. 1, 1881, — Camp Del Rio, Tex., to Dec. 10, 1881, — Ft. Clark, Tex., to Apr. 18, 1883, — Regimental Quartermaster, May 23, 1883, to July 5, 1886, — Ft. Duncan, Tex., to June 29, 1883, — San Antonio, Tex., to Sep. 8, 1886, — Camp Del Rio, Tex., to Feb. 23, 1887, —

(Captain, 8th Cavalry, July 5, 1886)

and Ft. Clark, Tex., to Sep. 4, 1887; on Recruiting service, to Sep. 3, 1888; and on frontier duty at Ft. Meade, Dak., Oct. 2, 1888, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p199
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

(Edward Allison Godwin)

Military History. — Served: As Captain 8th Cavalry, at Fort Meade, S. D., to June 18, 1893, — At Fort Leavenworth, Kan., June, 1893 to Oct. 6, 1894. — Fort Meade, S. D., Oct. 6, 1894 to June 2, 1898.

(Colonel, 7th U. S. Volunteer Infantry, May 21, 1898)

— Memphis, Ten., and Washington, D. C., on duty connected with the organization of his regiment to June 18. — At Jefferson Barracks, Mo., June 21 to Sept. 6. — Lexington, Ky. (regiment assigned to 3d Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps), to Nov. 17. — Macon, Ga. (regiment assigned to 2d Separate Brigade, 2d Army Corps), to Feb. 28, 1899.

(Honorably mustered out of Volunteer Service, Feb. 28, 1899)

(Major of Cavalry, 7th Cavalry, July 1, 1899)

— On recruiting service, March 15 to July 21, 1899. — On special duty at St. Paul, Min., July 23, 1899 to ––––

(Colonel, 40th U. S. Volunteer Infantry, Aug. 17, 1899)

Vol. V
p170
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Organized regiment at Fort Riley, Kansas, and sailed with it from San Francisco for Manila Nov. 24, 1899. — Arrived Manila Dec. 26, 1899. — With expedition to the Camarines Feb. 4, 1900 to March 22, 1900, and expedition to occupy north coast of Mindanao, March 22, 1900 to April 7, 1900. — Commanding 1st District, Department of Mindanao and Jolo until May 12, 1901. — Sailed from Manila May 24, and arrived at San Francisco, June 17, 1901.

(Honorably mustered out of Volunteer Service June 24, 1901)

— On special duty in Washington, D. C., July, 1901 to Feb., 1902. — Duty with Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis, Mo., Feb., 1902 to March, 1904.

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Cavalry, 9th Cavalry, Jan. 16, 1903)

— Duty with regiment May, 1904 to June 22, 1905.

(Colonel of Cavalry, 14th Cavalry, June 22, 1905)

— Commanding regiment and post of Fort Walla Walla, Wash., Dec. 6, 1905 to May 7, 1908. — On leave of absence to Nov. 8, 1908.

Brig.‑General, U. S. A., Retired Nov. 15, 1908,
on his own application, over 40 Years' Service.

Vol. VI
p151
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Edward Allison Godwin, Born May 18, 1850.)

Military History. —

Colonel, 14th Cavalry, June 22, 1905.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, Nov. 15, 1908,
At His Own Request After Over 40 Years' Service.

Vol. VII
p100
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History. —

Colonel, 14th Cavalry, June 22, 1905.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, Nov. 15, 1908,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Died, July 13, 1923, at Fort Sam Houston, Tex.: Aged 73.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1928.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


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