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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1880

Vol. III

(Born N. H.)

Edward H. Catlin

(Ap'd N. H.)


Born Meriden, NH.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1876, to June 12, 1880, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, June 12, 1880.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Brown, Tex., Oct. 2 to Nov. 10, 1880; in garrison at Little Rock, Ark. (leave of absence, July 18 to Sep. 17, 1881), to Nov. 14, 1881, — Newport Barracks, Ky., to May 18, 1882, — Artillery School for Practice, Ft. Monroe, Va., to May 1, 1884, — Little Rock, Ark., to Aug. 25, 1844 (Rifle Competition at Creedmoor, N. Y., and on delay, to Oct. 18, 1884), — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan. (leave of absence, Aug. 14 to Oct. 14, 1885), to Oct. 1, 1886, — Jackson Barracks,

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Nov. 4, 1886)

La., to Nov. 19, 1886, — and St. Augustine, Fla., to Feb. 25, 1887; and as Professor of Military Science at the Norwich University, Northfield, Vt., Mar. 22, 1887, to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: On duty with regiment at Fort Trumbull, Ct., April, 1890 to May, 1892. — Fort Schuyler to Oct. 1, 1892. — Fort Riley to Oct., 1895. — Fort Warren, to Nov., 1898. — At Havana, Cuba, Jan. 1, 1899 to ––––

(Captain of Artillery, 2d Artillery, March 2, 1899)

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

Military History. — Served: At Havana, Cuba, Jan. 1, 1899 to Jan. 2, 1902; at Fort Wadsworth, to Nov., 1902; at Columbus, Ohio, on recruiting duty, to Nov., 1903; at Fort Washington, Md., to July, 1905.

Major, U. S. A., Retired Sept. 16, 1905, disability incident to the Service.

— Residence, Hill, N. H.

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

(Edward Harwood Catlin, Born Oct. 18, 1858.)

Military History. —

Captain, 2d Artillery, March 2, 1899.

Major, U. S. A., Retired, Sept. 16, 1905,
for Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

At Indianola, Iowa, Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Simpson College, December, 1910, to September, 1911.

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

Military History: —

Major, U. S. A., Retired, Sept. 16, 1905,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

At Indianola, Iowa, Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Simpson College, Dec. 1910, to Sept. 1911. Member New Hampshire Legislature 1927‑1928, 1929‑1930, and 1931‑1932.

[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Maj., Ret., Sept. 16, 1905.

Died, Oct. 3, 1931, at Cambridge, Mass.: Aged 73.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1932.º

Thayer's Note:

a Gen. Catlin's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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