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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1879

Vol. III

(Born Mas.)

Charles R. Noyes

(Ap'd Mas.)


Born Springfield, MA.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1875, to June 13, 1879, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 9th Infantry, June 13, 1879.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. McKinney, Wy., to Oct. 4‑6, 1879, — Rawlings, Wy., to Nov. 5, 1879, — Camp on Snake River, Wy., to July 1, 1880, — Cheyenne Depot, Wy., to Nov. 8, 1880, — Ft. Sidney, Neb., to Sep. 16, 1882, — Ft. Douglas, Utah, to Oct. 25, 1882, — Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., and detached service, to July 20, 1886, Whipple Barracks, Ara., to Dec. 10, 1886, — Ft. Verde, Ara., to Feb. 10, 1887, — Whipple Barracks, Ara., to Aug. 4, 1887, — and San Carlos, Ara., to

(First Lieut., 9th Infantry, Aug. 28, 1887)

Aug. 9, 1888; and at the Military Academy as Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Aug. 28, 1888, to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: on duty at U. S. M. A., West Point, N. Y., until June 14, 1892, as Instructor in Mathematics. — (Adjutant, 9th Infantry, June 18, 1892 to June 17, 1896) At Madison Barracks, N. Y. — On College duty, Mount Pleasant, Ia., March 28 to May 26, 1898. — Served during Spanish-American war in Cuba, Santiago campaign.

(Captain of Infantry, 9th Infantry, April 26, 1898)

— Madison Barracks, N. Y., to Dec. 19, 1898; Fort Ontario, N. Y., to March, 1899. — With regiment en route to and in the field in the Philippine Islands, March, 1899, to June, 1900. — With regiment in the field in China to –––––; (Wounded at the battle of Tien Tsin, July 13, 1900.)

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

Military History. — Served: With regiment in China, Dec., 1900 to May, 1901; in Samar, P. I., to April, 1902, and at Madison Barracks, N. Y., to Sept., 1903.

(Major, 9th Infantry, Aug. 12, 1903)

— Acting Assistant Adjutant-General at Headquarters, Department of the Missouri, Omaha, Neb., Sept. 18, 1903

(Adjutant-General, by detail April 7, 1904)

to April 7, 1908; at Headquarters, Department of the Missouri to –––––.

(Major, 9th Infantry, April 7, 1908)º

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

(Charles Rutherford Noyes, Born April 16, 1858.)

Military History. —

Major, 9th Infantry, Aug. 12, 1903.

Assistant Adjutant-General, by Detail, April 7, 1904.

At Omaha, Neb., Hdqrs. Department of the Missouri, Sept. 18, 1903, to April 7, 1908, when he was relieved of detail;

(Assigned to 9th Infantry, April 7, 1908)

at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, June, 1908, to March, 1910; at Camp Downs, Leyte, P. I., May, 1910, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 21st Infantry, March 3, 1911)

May, 1911; at Ludlow Bks., Mindanao, P. I., May, 1911, to February, 1912; at Chicago, Ill., Chief of Staff, Central Department, May, 1912, to February, 1913; at Texas City, Texas, Chief of Staff, Second Division, February to

(Colonel of Infantry, March 8, 1912)

June, 1913; at Army War College, Washington, D. C., August, 1913,

(Assigned to 22d Infantry, April 25, 1914)

to April, 1914; at Texas City, Texas, April to July, 1914; at Hdqrs. Eastern Department, in charge of Militia Affairs, July, 1914, to

(Assigned to 17th Infantry, March –––, 1916)

August, 1916; at San Joaquin, Mexico, August, 1916, to January, 1917; at El Paso, Texas, to March, 1917; at Fort McPherson, Ga., to August, 1917; at Camp Forrest, Chickamauga Park, Ga., to March, 1918; at Charleston, S. C., to July, 1918; at Camp Meade, Md., July, 1918, to June, 1919; in France, June 16 to Oct. 25 (commanding Base Section No. 2 A. E. F., July 29 to Sept. 30); assigned to 60th Infantry, November, 1919; at Camp Gordon, Ga., January, 1920, to ––––

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

Military History: —

Colonel of Infantry, Mar. 8, 1913.

At Camp Gordon, Ga., Camp Executive Officer and Acting Chief of Staff, 5th Division, Jan. to Oct., 1920; at Camp Jackson, S. C., Nov. 1, 1920, to Feb. 23, 1921; en route to Philippines to Apr. 3; at Fort William McKinley, P. I., to Oct., 1921; on leave of absence in China to Jan. 4, 1922; en route to U. S., Jan. 17 to Feb. 17; at Kenwood, N. Y., awaiting retirement, Feb. 25 to Apr. 16, 1922.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Apr. 16, 1922,
By Operation of Law.

Awarded two Silver Stars and cited "for gallantry in action against Spanish forces at Santiago, Cuba, July 1, 1898," and again "for gallantry in action against Boxer forces at Tientsin, China, July 13, 1900."

Died Apr. 21, 1929, at Kenwood, Oneida, N. Y.: Aged 71.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1929.

Thayer's Note:

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

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