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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1882

Vol. III

(Born Pa.)

Harvey C. Carbaugh

(Ap'd Ill.)


Born in Fulton County, PA.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1878, to June 13, 1882, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 5th Artillery, June 13, 1882.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., Sep. 30, 1882, to June 9, 1883, — and Ft. Columbus, N. Y., to Dec. 30, 1884; under instruction at the Torpedo School, Willet's Point, N. Y., Jan. 15 to July 1, 1885; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y. (leave of absence, Jan. 18 to Mar. 22, 1886, and Feb. 12 to Mar. 31, 1887), to Sep. 30, 1887, — and Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., to Oct. 1, 1889; and on leave of absence, to –––––.

First Lieut., 5th Artillery, Apr. 25, 1888.

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

Military History. — Served: On leave to March 15, 1890; at San Antonio, Tex., on duty as Acting Judge Advocate, Department of Texas, with rank of Captain, April 2, 1890 to April 19, 1893, and of the Department of Dakota, St. Paul, Min., April 22, 1893 to April 7, 1894; with battery at Alcatraz Island, Cal., April 21 to Aug. 17, 1894, being engaged in suppression of strikers in Sacramento, Cal., July 10 to Aug. 16, 1894; under instruction at the Artillery School, Ft. Monroe, Va., Sept. 1, 1894 to Sept. 1, 1896 (Graduate, 1896); with battery at the Presidio, San Francisco, Cal., Oct. 1 to 24, 1896; at Fort Hamilton, N. Y., to May, 1898;

(Captain and Asst. Adjutant-General, U. S. Volunteers, May 12, 1898)

— Assistant Adjutant-General, 2d Division, 5th Corps, May 27 to Aug. 12, 1898; participating in the campaign against Santiago, and in Cuba, to Aug., 1898; being engaged in the battle of El Caney, July 1, and in the siege of Santiago to July 17, 1898; on sick leave, Aug. 13

(Lieut.‑Colonel and Judge Advocate, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 15, 1898)

to Nov. 18, 1898. — Assistant Adjutant-General, 4th Corps, Nov. 18 to Dec. 1, 1898, and Judge Advocate, 4th Corps, Dec. 1, 1898 to Jan. 20, 1899; Judge Advocate, Department of Santiago, Cuba, Feb. 10

(Captain of Artillery, 4th Artillery, March 2, 1899)

(Honorably Discharged from Volunteer Service, April 17, 1899)

(Major and Judge Advocate, U. S. Volunteers, April 17, 1899)

to May 20, 1899. — Judge Advocate, Department of Matanzas and Santa Clara, May 29 to Oct. 5, 1889; at Washington, D. C., on duty in office of the Judge Advocate General, Oct. 12, 1899 to ––––

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

Military History. — Served: In Office, Judge Advocate General, Washington, D. C., to July, 1901; from that date to Nov., 1901, as Judge Advocate, Department

(Major, Judge Advocate, Feb. 2, 1901)

Lakes, Chicago, Ill.; thence to Philippine Islands, arriving Feb. 3, 1902; Judge Advocate, Department Luzon, until June, 1902;

 p334  (Lieut.‑Colonel, Judge Advocate, Dec. 18, 1902)

then Judge Advocate, Division Philippines, until Feb., 1905; returned to United States, Judge Advocate, Department East, from May 1, 1905 until Sept., 1907; then Judge Advocate, Department Lakes, to –––––.

(Colonel, Judge Advocate, June 14, 1909)

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

(Harvey Clarence Carbaugh, Born April 11, 1858)

Military History. —

Lieut.‑Colonel, Judge-Advocate, Dec. 18, 1902

At Chicago, Ill., Judge-Advocate, Department of the Lakes, September, 1907, to

(Colonel, Judge-Advocate, June 14, 1909)

 p335  July 1, 1911; Judge-Advocate, Central Division, to Feb. 15, 1913; Judge-Advocate, Central Department, to Feb. 19, 1913;

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Feb. 19, 1913,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

On active duty, Acting Department Judge Advocate, Charleston, S. C., Sept. 1 to 18, 1917; recalled to active duty Jan. 16, 1918; Department Judge Advocate, Central Department, Chicago, Ill., to July 25, 1919, when he reverted to retired status.

Civil History. — Engaged in Civil Service work, South Park System, Chicago, Ill., since Sept. 1, 1913.

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

Military History: —

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Feb. 19, 1913,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Awarded Silver Star and cited "for gallantry in action against Spanish forces at Santiago, Cuba, July 1, 1898."

Civil History. — Engaged in Civil Service work, South Park System, Chicago, Ill., since Sept. 1, 1913.

[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1920‑1930]

Military History. —

Col., Ret., Feb. 19, 1913.

Civil History: — Degree Bachelor of Laws, Northwestern U., June 9, 1909 in recognition of scholar­ship and services rendered in organizing and conducting the first National Conference of Criminal Law and Criminology; Superintendent of Employment and member Civil Service Board, South Park Commissioners, Chicago, Ill., Sept. 1, 1913 to Dec. 11, 1932.

Vol. IX
[Supplement, Vol. IX: 1940‑1950]

Military History: —

Col Ret 19 Feb 13.

Died, June 23, 1941, at Chicago, Ill.: Aged 83.

Portrait and obituary at West Point Association of Graduates.º

Buried, Lanark City Cemetery, Lanark, IL.

Thayer's Note:

a Col. Carbaugh's birthplace is from the memorial article and biographical sketch at West Point Association of Graduates.

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