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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1877

Vol. III
p274
2652

(Born Ill.)

Adam Slaker

(Ap'd Ill.)

12

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1873, to June 14, 1877, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Additional Second Lieut., 5th Artillery, June 15, 1877.

Served: on leave of absence and awaiting orders, June 15 to Dec. 8,

(Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, Oct. 13, 1877)

1877; and in garrison at Ft. Warren, Mas., Dec. 8, 1877, to July 1, 1878, — Ft. Columbus, N. Y., July 2, 1878, to Sep. 28, 1879, — Ft. Adams, R. I., to Nov. 10, 1881, — Fort Point, Cal., to Aug. 1, 1882, — Ft.

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, June 30, 1882)

 p275  Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), to May 1, 1884 (on delay and leave of absence, to Aug. 31, 1884), — Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., to Sep. 10, 1886, — Alcatraz Island, Cal. (leave of absence, June 3 to Aug. 3, 1887), to May 26, 1888, — Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., to Nov. 9, 1889, — and under instruction at Willet's Point, N. Y., Dec. 1, 1889, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p278
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At School of Application, Willets Point, N. Y., 1889 and 1890. — Student officer at Fort Monroe, Va., Sept., 1890 to Sept. 1, 1892 (Graduate, 1884, 1892). — With battery at Fort Columbus, N. Y. H., until Oct. 1, 1894, and at Davids Island (now Fort Slocum), N. Y. H., until July 9, 1896. — With Light Battery K, at Fort Hamilton, N. Y. H., and Fort Sam Houston, Tex., until Dec. 4, 1898.

(Captain of Artillery, 6th Artillery, Mar. 8, 1898)

— In command of battery at Fort Monroe, Va., from March, 1898 to ––––

Vol. V
p254
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — In command of battery at Fort Monroe, Va., from Mar., 1898 to April, 1899; in command of Battery I, 6th Artillery (later 66th Company, Artillery Corps), at Honolulu, H. T., from April, 1899 to Feb. 5, 1902; in command of 73d Company, Artillery Corps, at Fort Monroe, Va., from Mar. 1, 1902 to Dec. 20, 1902;

(Major, Artillery Corps, Dec. 20, 1902)

— Fire Commander during Army and Navy Maneuvers at Portland, Me., April, 1903 to Sept., 1903; in command at Fort Morgan, Ala., Sept., 1903 to Sept., 1906; in command at Fort Baker, Cal., from Oct. 25, 1906 to ––––

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, Jan. 25, 1907)

Vol. VI
p227
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born March 1, 1855.)

Military History. —

Major, Artillery Corps, Dec. 20, 1902.

At Fort Baker, Cal., commanding post, Oct. 25, 1906, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, Jan. 25, 1907.)

September, 1908; at Fort H. G. Wright, commanding post and Artillery District of New London, October, 1908, to

(Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, Dec. 8, 1908)

October, 1909; at Fort Howard, Md., commanding post and Artillery District of Baltimore, October, 1909, to September, 1911; at Fort Banks, Mass., commanding post and Artillery District of Boston, October, 1911, to March 4, 1913; at Jefferson Bks., Mo., April 3, to Oct. 3, 1913.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Jan. 23, 1914,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Offered his services to the Government, February, 1917; recalled to active duty and ordered to command of the Coast Defenses of the Potomac, July 20, 1917; at Fort Washington, Md., on this duty to Aug. 31, 1918.

Vol. VII
p139
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Jan. 23, 1914,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Vol. VIII
p53
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Col., Ret., Jan. 23, 1914.

Vol. IX
p40
[Supplement, Vol. IX: 1940‑1950]

Military History: —

Col Ret 23 Jan 14.

Died Apr. 9, 1947, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 92.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


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