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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1871

Vol. III

(Born Mo.)

Frederick Dentº Grant​1

(Ap'd at Large)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1866, to June 12, 1871, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Cavalry, June 12, 1871.

Served: on leave of absence in Europe, June 12, 1871, to Nov. 20, 1872; on frontier duty at Ft. Griffin, Tex., Dec. 21, 1872, to Feb., 1873, — Aide-de‑Camp to Lieut.‑General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Sheridan, with the rank of Lieut.‑Colonel, May 17, 1873, to June 1, 1881, — at headquarters of the Division

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Staff — Aide-de‑Camp to the Lieut.‑General, May 17, 1873)

of the Missouri, Mar. 17, 1873, to Dec. 24, 1878, — (on Yellowstone Expedition, on the staff of Bvt. Major‑General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Stanley, June to Aug., 1873, and Black Hills Expedition, June 21 to Sep. 3, 1874), — accompanying

(First Lieut., 4th Cavalry, June 28, 1876)

his father, General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Grant, in his travels around the world, to Sep. 28, 1879, — and at headquarters, Division of the Missouri, to April 1, 1881; and on leave of absence, to Oct. 1, 1881.

Resigned, Oct. 1, 1881.

Civil History. — President of the American Wood Working Company, 1886. Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary from the United States to Austro-Hungary, Mar. 25, 1889, to –––––.

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

Civil History. — Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States to Austro-Hungary, March, 1889 to June, 1893. — Commissioner of Police of New York City, May, 1895 to Sept., 1897.

Military History. —

(Colonel, 14th New York National Guard, April 30, 1898)

Went into camp at Camp Black, May 1. — Mustered into service of the United States, May 16, and ordered to Camp Thomas, Chickamauga, May 17. — In command 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 3d Corps, May 21; temporarily in command of 1st Division, 3d Corps, May 22; relieved from command of 1st Division, May 26.

(Brig.‑General, U. S. Volunteers, May 27, 1898)

— Placed in command of 1st Division, 3d Corps, June 2 to June 8; command of 1st Brigade, 2d Division, July 8 to 18; 3d Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Corps, July 18. — Ordered to Puerto Rico, arriving at Ponce, Aug. 16. — In command of 2d Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Corps (Guayama column), Aug. 27 to Oct. 18. — In command District of San Juan, Oct. 18 to April 13, 1899.

(Honorably Discharged from Volunteer Service,
April 15, 1899)

(Brig.‑General, U. S. Volunteers, April 15, 1899)

— Ordered to Manila, arriving June 19; in command 2d Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Corps (southern line), July 1, 1899 to ––––

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

Military History. — In command of 2d Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Army Corps (Lawton's); occupied advance of south line and commanded the troops that fought the battles of Big Bend, Oct. 3, and Binacian, Oct. 6, 1899. — Transferred Nov. 1, 1899, to 2d Brigade, 2d Division (McArthur's) for advance into Northern Luzon, covered flanks and rear of McArthur's Division; later detached to invade Provinces of Batan and Zamballes, which was accomplished with skirmishes at Santol, Dinalupihan, Llana, Hermosa, Ovani, Samal, Balanga, Olongapo, Subig, Botolan and Iba. — Assigned Jan., 1900 to 5th District, Northern Luzon, which he commanded during the guerilla war, with many skirmishes and two fights of considerable importance, viz.: Balubad and Ipo; the people of this district were the first to be brought under control and civil government. — October, 1901, transferred to command of 4th Separate Brigade, Southern Luzon, when order was soon restored. — April, 1902, transferred to the command of the 6th Separate Brigade, Samar and Leyete; received the surrender of the last of the insurgents and established civil government.

(Brig.‑General, U. S. A., Feb. 18, 1901)

— Commanding Department of Texas, Oct., 1902 to Jan. 15, 1904; Department of the Lakes, Jan. 15, 1904 to Sept. 28, 1904; Department of the East, Sept. 29, 1904 to –––––; Atlantic Division, Oct. 1, 1904 to Dec. 1, 1904, and again from April 14, 1907 to June 30, 1907. — Commanded a brigade at the Fort Riley, Kas., maneuvers, Oct., 1903; the "Blue Army" at the maneuvers at Manassas, Va., Aug., 1904, and "Camp of Concentration and Instruction" at Mt. Gretna, Pa., 1906.

(Major‑General, U. S. A., Feb. 6, 1906)

— The "Model Camp" at the Jamestown Exposition, 1907. — In command of the Department of the Lakes, Chicago, Ill., from Nov. 12, 1908 to –––––.

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

Military History. —

Major‑General, U. S. A., Feb. 6, 1906.

At Chicago, Ill., in command of Department of the Lakes, Nov. 12, 1908, to July 23, 1910 (commanded Military Tournament at Camp J. M. Dickinson, Chicago, June 28 to July 14, 1910); at Governor's Island, N. Y., commanding Department of the East, July 25, 1910, to Aug. 12, 1911; commanding Eastern Division, July 11, 1911, to Jan. 29, 1912; on leave from Jan. 30, 1912.

Died April 11, 1912, at New York, N. Y.: Aged 61.

Buried, West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1912.

The Author's Note:

1 Son of President Ulysses S. Grant, Class of 1843.º

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