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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1879

Vol. III

(Born Mich.)

Edward H. Browne

(Ap'd Mich.)


Born Mar. 10, 1854, Farmer's Creek (Lapeer County), MI.​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., 4th Infantry, June 13, 1879.

Served: on frontier duty on the Ute Expedition in Colorado, Oct. 1, 1879, to July 8, 1880, — Ft. Bridger, Wy., to Apr. 10, 1883, — Ft. Niobrara, Neb., to July 1, 1886, — and Ft. Spokane, Wash., to –––––.

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

Military History. —

(First Lieut. of Infantry, 4th Infantry, July 17, 1890)

Served: At Fort Spokane, Wash., July, 1886 to Jan., 1891; at Fort Sherman, Ida., Jan., 1891 to Oct., 1896;

(Captain of Infantry, 4th Infantry, April 10, 1897)

at Fort Sheridan, Ill., Oct., 1896 to April 19, 1898; at Tampa, April 21 to June 14; in Cuba, June 22 to Aug. 13; at Montauk, N. Y., Aug. 18 to Sept. 14; Fort Sheridan, Ill., Sept. 16, 1898 to Jan. 15, 1899. — En route to Manila via Suez Canal, Jan. 15 to March 10, 1899; Manila and vicinity, March 10, 1899 to ––––

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

Military History. — Served: Manila and vicinity, March 10, 1899 to Oct., 1901; en route to U. S., to Oct.

(Regimental Quartermaster, July 25, 1900 to Sept. 28, 1901)

— On recruiting service at Detroit, Mich.

 p299  (Transferred to 1st Infantry, Jan. 23, 1902)

(Major, 2d Infantry, March 28, 1902)

to Feb. 20, 1904; on leave, to June 1, 1904; with regiment at Fort Logan, Colorado, to Feb., 1906; en route to Philippine Islands, to March 13, 1906; at Camp Stotsenburg, P. I., to Nov. 5, 1906; Jolo, P. I., to April 5, 1908; en route to U. S., May 8, 1908; with regiment at Fort Thomas, Ky., to March 23, 1909.

Died, March 23, 1909: Aged 55.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1909, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

Thayer's Note:

a Col. Browne's middle name is from List of Cadets admitted into the United States Military Academy, West Point, N. Y., from its Origin till September 1, 1901 (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1902), p17. His birthdate and birthplace are from General Orders No. 29, Headquarters Second Infantry, Fort Thomas, Kentucky (May 24, 1909), quoted in his AOG obituary.

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