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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1878

Vol. III

(Born Ill.)

Charles G. Starr

(Ap'd Ill.)


Born Kankakee, IL.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1874, to June 13, 1878, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Additional Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, June 14, 1878.

Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, June 28, 1878.

Served: on frontier duty at Camp Ruhlen, Dak., Sep. 30 to Dec. 24, 1878, — Ft. Meade, Dak., to May 13, 1880, — Ft. Randall, Dak., to June, 1880, — San Antonio, Tex., to Aug., 1880, — Camp at mouth of Rio Pecos, Tex., to Jan., 1881, — Ft. Clark, Tex., to Mar., 1881, — Ft. Davis, Tex., to May 1, 1882, — Camp Price, Ara., to Aug. 14, 1882, — and Ft. Bowie, Ara., to May 15, 1883; as Professor of Military Science and Tactics, Illinois Normal University, July 1, 1883, to July 1, 1886; in

(First Lieut., 1st Infantry, Sep. 20, 1883)

garrison at the Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., to Sep. 10, 1886, — Benicia Barracks, Cal., to Apr. 2, 1887, — Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., to June 21, 1888, — Santa Barbara, Cal., to Sep. 28, 1888, — and Angel Island, Cal., to –––––; and Regimental Quartermaster, Aug. 5, 1888, to –––––.

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

(Charles Grenville Starr)

Military History. — Served: (Regimental Quartermaster, 1st Infantry, to Aug., 1891) Recruiting service, Columbus, O., Sept., 1891 to Sept., 1893. — Commanding Company F, 1st Infantry, Sept., 1893 to May, 1898, at Angel Island, Cal. and Presidio of San Francisco, Cal. — On strike duty at Los Angeles, Cal., July to Sept., 1894.

(Captain of Infantry, 1st Infantry, April 6, 1895)

— Acting Inspector-General, 5th Corps, Tampa, Fla., and Santiago de Cuba, June 1 to Aug. 22, 1898.

(Major and Inspector-General, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 13, 1898)

— Inspector-General, Department of Santiago, Aug. 22, 1898 to Jan. 5, 1899. — En route to Manila, P. I., to March 10, 1899. — Inspector-General, 1st Division, 8th Army Corps, March 18 to Sept. 6, 1899.

(Volunteer Commission Vacated, Sept. 6, 1899)

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 11th U. S. Volunteer Cavalry, Aug. 12, 1899)

— Acting Inspector-General, 1st Division, 8th Army Corps, Sept. 6, 1899. (Participated in the following engagements: Santiago de Cuba, July, 1898, and various battles, skirmishes, etc., in movements of General Lawton's command in campaigns of Santa Cruz, San Isidro, and Zapote, Luzon, P. I., during the months of April, May, and June, 1899.)

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

Military History. — Served: In second San Isidro Campaign, Oct. and Nov., 1899, as Adjutant-General in the field, 1st Division, 8th Army Corps; with 11th U. S. Volunteer Cavalry, to Dec., 1900; commanding Province of Albay, Sept. to Dec., 1900.

(Major, 25th Infantry, March 4, 1901)

(Honorably Discharged from Volunteer Service, March 13, 1901)

— In New York City, as member of Examining Board, May, 1901 to July, 1902; at Fort Reno, Oklahoma, to Sept., 1903; Assistant Adjutant-General and assigned at Adjutant-General's Department of the East; at Governor's Island, N. Y., to July, 1904; Assistant Adjutant-General, Philippine Division, Sept., 1904 to Sept., 1906.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 8th Infantry, Sept. 4, 1906)

Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., Retired Oct. 31, 1906,
on his own application, over 32 Years' Service.

— Residence, San Antonio, Texas.

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

(Charles Grenville Starr, Born Feb. 25, 1857.)

Military History. —

Lieut.‑Colonel, 8th Infantry, Sept. 4, 1906.

Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Oct. 31, 1906,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

After retirement, resided at San Antonio, Texas.

Died, July 12, 1918, at San Antonio, Texas: Aged 61.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1918.

Buried, San Antonio National Cemetery, San Antonio, TX.

Thayer's Note:

a Col. Starr's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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