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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1876

Vol. III

(Born N. Y.)

Eugene A. Ellis

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Eugene Albion Ellis: Born Aug. 8, 1855, Canandaigua, NY.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1872, to June 14, 1876, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 8th Cavalry, June 15,º 1876.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Clark, Tex., Oct. 3, 1876, to May, 1878,  p259 — Scouting, May‑Oct., 1878, — Ft. Clark, Tex., Oct., 1878, to Sep. 6, 1879, — Ft. Duncan, Tex., to Apr. 6, 1880, — Ft. Clark, Tex., to May 2, 1881, — Ft. Ringgold, Tex., to Nov. 23, 1882, — Ft. Clark, Tex., to Apr. 11,

(First Lieut., 8th Cavalry, Oct. 9, 1882)

1883, — and Ft. McIntosh, Tex., to July 28, 1884; at the Military Academy as Assistant Professor of Modern Languages, Aug. 28, 1884, to Aug. 28, 1889; on leave of absence, to Nov. 27, 1889; and on frontier duty at Ft. Meade, Dak., to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: In the field with troop, April to July, 1890, and also in Nov., 1890. — Staff Officer, Fort Meade, S. D., till May, 1891.

(Captain of Cavalry, 8th Cavalry, a20, 1891)

On duty at Fort Yates, N. D., May, 1891 till May, 1894, commanding troop. — On leave of absence for four months, from Aug. 17, 1893. — At Fort Meade, S. D., in command of troop, May, 1894 to June, 1898. — On inspection duty at Fort Missoula, Mont., June, 1898. — At Fort Niobrara, Neb., June, 1898. — Commanding post to Oct. 2, 1898. — Ordered with his regiment to Huntsville, Ala., Oct. 2, 1898, and to Savannah, Nov. 10. — Embarked on Manitoba for Cuba. — At Nuevitas and Puerto Principe, Cuba, till June 16, 1899. — En route to Guantanamo, Jan. 16-Jan. 24, 1899. — Collector of Customs at Guantanamo, from Jan. 24, 1899 to –––––.

Civil History. — Prize medalist of the U. S. Military Service Institute for the year 1894.

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

Military History. — Served: Collector of Customs at Guantanamo, from Jan. 24, 1899

(Major, 13th Cavalry, Feb. 28, 1901)

to Aug. 3, 1901; on leave Aug. 10 to Oct. 17, 1901; on sick leave Oct. 18 to Nov. 5, 1901; sick in Army and Navy General Hospital, Hot Springs, Ark., Nov. 6, 1901 to Feb. 22, 1902.

Died, Feb. 22, 1902, at Hot Springs, Ark.: Aged 47.

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

Buried, Glenwood Cemetery, Geneva, NY.

Thayer's Note:

a Maj. Ellis's full name and birth data are from his AOG obituary.

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