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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1874

Vol. III

(Born Pa.)

Alfred Reynolds

(Ap'd N. J.)


Born Philadelphia, PA.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1870, to June 17, 1874, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 20th Infantry, June 17, 1874.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Snelling, Min., Sep. 30 to Oct. 7, 1874, — Ft. Totten, Dak., Oct. 12, 1874, to Dec. 21, 1877 (leave of absence, Sep. 22 to Oct. 31, 1875, and June 25 to Aug. 3, 1876), — Ft. Clark, Tex., Jan. 29, 1878, to Oct. 5, 1880, — Ft. McIntosh, Tex., to Jan. 1, 1881

(First Lieut., 20th Infantry, June 1, 1880)

(leave of absence, to Feb. 1, 1881), — Ft. Ringgold, Tex., to Nov. 5, 1881, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to May 20, 1885, — Ft. Assinniboine, Mon., to June 1, 1888, — and Ft. Maginnis, Mon., to Oct. 15, 1889; and on duty at Columbus, O., to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: On general recruiting service at Columbus, O., until Oct., 1890. — Rejoined regiment at Fort Assinniboine, Mont. (Regimental Adjutant, Oct., 1890).

(Captain of Infantry, 20th Infantry, Feb. 24, 1891)

— On duty with regiment in Department of Dakota until Oct., 1894. — Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Oct., 1894 to April, 1898. — With 4th Army Corps, Mobile, Ala., until June 1, 1898. — With Bates' Independent Brigade, 5th Corps, from June until July, when the regiment became part of 3d Division, 5th Corps. — With regiment throughout the Santiago de Cuba campaign; returned to Montauk Point, N. Y., with regiment, Aug., 1898. — On sick leave until Oct. 1, 1898. — With regiment at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., from Oct. 1, 1898 to Jan., 1899. — With regiment to San Francisco, Cal., and thence to Philippine Islands, arriving Feb., 1899. — After participating in several affairs with insurgent Filipinos, on duty in Manila with provost-guard to ––––

(Major of Infantry, 22d Infantry, Sept. 20, 1899)

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

Military History. — After participating in several affairs with insurgent Filipinos, on duty in Manila with provost-guard to Nov. 26, 1899.

(Major of Infantry, 22d Infantry, Sept. 20, 1899)

— Joined regiment at Candaba, Luzon, P. I., Dec. 7, 1899; commanding 2d Battalion at Arayat, Luzon, to March 16, 1900; commanding Military Prison, San Isidro, Luzon, P. I., from March 17, 1900; transferred to 20th Infantry, Sept. 20, 1900; Inspector-General by detail, Feb. 28, 1901.

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Infantry, 11th Infantry, Feb. 23, 1903)

— Transferred to 2d Infantry, April 6, 1903; transferred to 10th Infantry, May 18, 1903; transferred to 20th Infantry, July 27, 1903; Inspector-General by detail, March 29, 1904.

(Colonel of Infantry, 22d Infantry, Feb. 17, 1906)

— Joined regiment at Fort McDowell, Cal., April 10, 1906; on duty at San Francisco during and subsequent to fire, April 18 to May 3, 1906; during maneuvers at American Lake, Washington, July 12 to Sept. 19, 1906; at Goldfield, Nevada, during labor troubles, Dec. 6, 1907 to Jan. 3, 1908.

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

(Born Mar. 2, 1849.)

Military History. —

Colonel, 22d Infantry, Feb. 17, 1906.

In Alaska with regiment, 1908‑1910; at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, to March 1, 1912.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, March 1, 1912,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

At Pennsylvania Military College, Chester, Pa., Professor of Military Science and Tactics, Oct. 22, 1917, to Sept. 11, 1918; relieved, Sept. 11, 1918; recalled to active duty and assigned to command of Student Army Training Unit at Pennsylvania Military College, Chester, Pa., and Swarthmore College, Pa.

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

Military History. —

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Mar. 1, 1912,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Awarded Silver Star and cited "for gallantry in action against Spanish forces at El Caney, Cuba, July 1, 1898."

Died, Dec. 11, 1925, at San Francisco, Calif.: Aged 76.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1931.º

Buried, San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, CA.

Thayer's Note:

a Col. Reynolds' birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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