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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1880

Vol. III

(Born Ky.)

Daniel Lisleº Tate

(Ap'd Ky.)


Born near Campbellsville, KY.​a

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., 1st Cavalry, June 12, 1880.

Served: at the Military Academy as Assistant Instructor of Tactics, July 5 to Aug. 31, 1880; on frontier duty at Ft. Walla Walla, Wash., Dec. 4, 1880, to Sep. 6, 1881, — and Scouting in Arizona to Jan. 20, 1882; in garrison at the Presidio of San Francisco, Cal. (on field service in Arizona, Apr. 23 to May 30, 1882), to June 20, 1884; on frontier duty at Ft. Custer, Mon., and in the field, to Aug. 15, 1886, — Camp Sheridan, Wy., to July 17, 1887, — and Ft. Custer, Mon., and in the field, to Dec. 3, 1888; and at the Military Academy as Assistant Instructor of Infantry Tactics, Dec. 17, 1888, to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: At U. S. M. A., West Point, N. Y., as Assistant Instructor of Tactics, from 1888 to 1893.

(First Lieut. of Cavalry, 3d Cavalry, Jan. 31, 1891)

— With regiment in Department of the Platte from 1893 to 1894. — Was with a portion of the regiment in Chicago during strike, summer and fall of 1894. — With regiment in Department of the East from 1894 to 1898. — With regiment during the Spanish-American war, attached to the 5th Army Corps. — With regiment at Camp Mackenzie, Augusta, Ga., to ––––

(Captain of Cavalry, 3d Cavalry, March 2, 1899)

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

Military History. — Served: With regiment at Camp Mackenzie, Augusta, Ga., to June, 1899; with regiment in Philippines, from

(Transferred to 12th Cavalry, April 13, 1901)

Oct., 1899 to April, 1902; commanding troop in Yosemite Park, from June, 1902 to Nov., 1902; with troop at Boise Barracks, Idaho, from Nov., 1902 to Dec., 1905; with regiment in Philippines, from Jan.,

(Major, 3d Cavalry, Feb. 21, 1906)º

1906 to Feb., 1908; Regimental Commissary, from Sept., 1908 to –––––; with regiment in Department of Texas, from Feb., 1908 to –––––.

(Major, 3d Cavalry, March 23, 1909)º

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

(Born March 24, 1856.)

Military History. —

Captain, 3d Cavalry, March 2, 1899

At Camp Mackenzie, Augusta, Ga., with regiment, to April, 1899; at Fort Ethan Allen, Vt., to August, 1899; en route to Philippines, with regiment, Aug. 25 to Oct. 1, 1899; at Manila, with Troop, Oct. 2 to November, 1899; at Vigan, P. I., with Troop, November, 1899 to April 20, 1902; en route to U. S., April 22 to May 23, 1902; at Yosemite Park, Cal., with Troop, May 27 to Oct. 28, 1902; at Boisé Bks., Idaho, Nov. 10, 1902, to Dec. 5, 1905; en route to Philippines, Dec. 6, 1905, to Jan. 15, 1906; at Camp Stotsenburg, P. I., with Troop, to Jan. 15, 1908; en route to U. S. and on leave of absence, Jan. 16 to July 14, 1908; at Burlington, Vt., Professor of Military Science and Tactics at University of Vermont, Aug. 13, 1908 to

(Major, 3d Cavalry, March 23, 1909)

Aug. 1, 1911; on leave of absence, Aug. 2 to Nov. 1, 1911; at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, commanding Squadron, Nov. 7, 1911, to Jan. 9, 1913; at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., student officer, Army Service Schools, Jan. 11 to Feb. 22, 1913; at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, commanding Squadron, Feb. 25 to 28, 1913; at Fort Huachuca, Arizona, with regiment, March 1 to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 5th Cavalry, March 4, 1913)

Aug. 11, 1913; at Washington, D. C., student officer, Army War College, Aug. 15, 1913, to May 17, 1914; at Fort Sheridan, Ill., with regiment, June 2, 1914, to March, 1916; at Columbus, N. M., and in Mexico with Punitive Expedition, March 22, 1916, to

(Colonel of Cavalry, July 1, 1916)

March 30, 1917; at San Antonio, Texas, Inspector-instructor of National Guard Cavalry, March 31 to November, 1917; at Corozal, Panama Canal Zone, with 12th Cavalry, Nov. 28, 1917, to Mar. 24, 1920.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Mar. 24, 1920,
By Operation of Law.

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

Military History. —

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Mar. 24, 1920,
By Operation of Law.

Died, Jan. 3, 1931, at West Point, N. Y.: Aged 74.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1931.º

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

Thayer's Note:

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

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