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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1880

Vol. III

(Born N. Y.)

Samuel W. Dunning

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, June 14, 1876, to June 12, 1880, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 16th Infantry, June 12, 1880.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Sill, I. T., Oct. 1 to Nov. 27, 1880, — Ft. Stockton, Tex., to Feb. 24, 1881, — Ft. McKavett, Tex., to July 26, 1881, — Expedition to survey and explore country west of Ft. Concho, Tex., between Texas and Pacific Railroad and head of Red River, to Dec. 23, 1881, — Ft. McKavett, Tex., to May 2, 1882, — Ft. Davis, Tex., and Scouting, to July, 1884, — Camp Peña Colorada, Tex., to Dec., 1884, — Ft. Davis, Tex., to May 15, 1885, — Ft. Stockton, Tex., to Oct. 15,

(First Lieut., 16th Infantry, July 1, 1885)

1885, — Ft. Concho, Tex., to Feb. 16, 1887, — Ft. Bliss, Tex., to May 26, 1888, — and Ft. Douglas, Utah, to –––––; and Regimental Adjutant, Apr. 26, 1887, to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: (Regimental Adjutant to April 26, 1891) At Fort Douglas, Utah, to July 8, 1891; on duty at U. S. M. A., West Point, N. Y., as instructor of Infantry Tactics, Aug. 20, 1891 to Aug. 29, 1895; on leave to Oct. 13, 1895; garrison duty at Fort Douglas, Utah, to Jan. 30, 1896; Post Quartermaster and Commissary at San Carlos, Ariz., Feb. 2 to June 10, 1896; garrison duty at Fort Douglas, Utah, to Sept. 20, 1896; Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the Agricultural College of Utah, Logan, Utah, Sept. 20, 1896

(Captain of Infantry, 16th Infantry, April 26, 1898)

to May, 1898; with regiment at Tampa, Fla., to June 14, 1898; in the campaign against Santiago, and in Cuba, to Aug., 1898; being engaged in the battle of San Juan, July 1‑3, and in the siege of Santiago to July 17, 1898; with regiment at Camp Wikoff, N. Y., to Sept., 1898; at Huntsville, Ala., to Dec., 1898; at Fort Crook, Neb. (Regimental Adjutant, May 31 to Nov. 17, 1899), to May, 1899; en route and in Philippines to Nov., 1899; on recruiting service at Detroit, Mich., Jan. 2, 1900 to ––––

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

Military History. — Served: On recruiting service at Detroit, Mich., Jan. 2, 1900 to Nov. 22, 1901; Columbus Barracks, Ohio, with recruits, and en route, via San Francisco to Manila, then to join regiment; with regiment, May to July, 1902, Northern Luzon; en route to U. S. with regiment, to Aug., 1902, and at Fort McPherson, Ga., to March 19, 1903.

(Major, 29th Infantry, March 19, 1903)

— A. A. A. G., May to Aug., 1903; Adjutant-General's Department, Aug., 1903 to June 15, 1907; at Washington, D. C. and San Francisco, Cal.

(Assigned to 20th Infantry, May 31, 1907)

— At Fort Shafter, Honolulu; command 2d Battalion, 20th Infantry, and Fort Shafter H. T., to –––––.

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

(Samuel Wadsworth Dunning, Born May 10, 1859.)

Military History. —

Major, 29th Infantry, March 19, 1903

Assigned to 20th Infantry, May 31, 1907

At Camp of Instruction, Atascadero, Cal., Sept. 4 to Nov. 20, 1908; on special duty at Hdqrs. Department of California, July 12 to Nov. 11, 1910; at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, commanding 2nd Battalion, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Infantry, March 3, 1911)

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Asst. Adj.‑General, by Detail, March 20, 1911)

March 31, 1911; at Vancouver Bks., Wash., Adjutant-General, Department of Columbia, April 21 to June 20, 1911; at Atlanta, Ga., Adjutant-General, Department of the Gulf, June 30, 1911, to Oct. 25, 1912, when he was relieved from detail; assistant to Chief of Staff, Eastern Department, and in charge of Militia affairs, Oct. 31, 1912, to

(Colonel of Infantry, Feb. 1, 1913)

Nov. 11, 1913; on sick leave, Nov. 12, 1913, to

(Assigned to 13th Infantry, Dec. 1, 1913)

April 24,º 1914.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, April 27,º 1914,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Died, April 19, 1915, at San Francisco, Cal.: Aged 55.

Obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1915.

Buried, West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY.

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