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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1882

Vol. III

(Born Ky.)

Edward A. Millar

(Ap'd Ky.)


Born Louisville, KY.​a

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

Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, June 13, 1882.

Served: in garrison at Jackson Barracks, La., Sep. 29 to Oct. 25, 1882, — Ft. Brooke, Fla., to Nov. 1, 1882, — St. Augustine, Fla., to Apr. 15, 1884, — Artillery School for Practice, Ft. Monroe, Va. (sick leave, June 15 to Aug. 13, 1886), to Sep., 1886, — San Antonio, Tex., to Sep. 3, 1888 (leave of absence, to Oct. 1, 1888), — Newport Barracks, Ky., to Apr. 30, 1889, — and Artillery School for Practice, Ft. Monroe, Va., to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: At Fort Monroe, Va., to March, 1891; Assistant Instructor in Engineering and Artillery, at the Artillery School, Fort Monroe, Va., March 4, 1891

(First Lieut. of Artillery, 2d Artillery, Jan. 7, 1891)

(Transferred to 3d Artillery, Feb. 9, 1892)

to Oct. 1, 1896; garrison duty at Fort Canby, Wash.,

(Transferred to 6th Artillery, March 8, 1898)

to March 10, 1898; at Fort Stevens, Ore., to April 3, 1898; garrison duty at Fort Clinch, Fla., April to May 21, 1898; Aide-de‑camp to General Williston to April, 1899, serving at Camp Thomas, Ga., May to Aug., 1898; at Montauk, N. Y., to Sept., 1898; at Savannah, Ga., to Dec., 1898, and at Havana, Cuba, to March, 1899.

(Captain of Artillery, 6th Artillery, March 2, 1899)

— With regiment at Fort McHenry, Md., to April, 1899; en route to and in Philippines to ––––

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

Military History. — Unknown, no information having been received.

(Major, Artillery Corps, April 14, 1906)

(Assigned to 5th Field Artillery, June 6, 1907)

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

(Edward Alexander Millar, Born June 25, 1860)

Military History. —

Captain, 6th Artillery, March 2, 1899.

At Manila, P. I., commanding Battery, April 16, 1899, to July 4, 1901; (in charge of Department of Illumination, Manila, from May 30, 1900; commanding Fort Santiago and prison for Insurgent prisoners, from Feb. 8, 1901); en route to U. S., July 4 to 28, 1901; at Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., Post Adjutant and Adjutant of Artillery District of San Francisco, Aug. 31, 1901, to Aug. 20, 1903; at Washington, D. C., Assistant to Chief of Artillery, Sept. 5, 1903, to Aug. 18, 1905; at Fort Myer, Va., commanding 3rd Field Battery, Aug. 18, 1905, to

(Major, Coast Artillery Corps, April 14, 1906)

May 27, 1906; (at Fort Monroe, Va., Feb. 5 to April 5, 1906); absent sick and on sick leave, May 27 to Oct. 15, 1906; at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., commanding 9th Battalion, Field Artillery, Oct. 16, 1906, to

(Assigned to 5th Field Artillery, June 6, 1907)

Sept. 11, 1908; student officer at Army Staff College, Sept. 12 to Oct. 24, 1908; at Washington, D. C., student officer at Army War College, Oct. 26, 1908, to May 1, 1910; at Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., commanding Battalion, May 9, 1910, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 5th Field Artillery, March 3, 1911)

March 24, 1911; (at Maneuver Camp, Atascadero, Cal., July 25 to Oct. 16, 1910); at Fort Riley, Kans., student officer, Field Officer's Course, Mounted Service School, March 27 to June 15, 1911; at San Francisco, Cal., with regiment, June 18 to July 4, 1911; on leave of absence, July 5 to Sept. 13, 1911; at Fort Riley, Kans., President Field Artillery Board, Oct. 3, 1911;

(Colonel, 2d Field Artillery, Dec. 1, 1911)

commanding 4th Field Artillery on test march of 1000 miles, June 20 to Aug. 17, 1912;

(Transferred to 6th Field Artillery, June 13, 1913)

Sept. 9, 1913; in Philippines, January, 1914, to

(Transferred to 2d Field Artillery, Jan. 27, 1914)

March, 1916, at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, March to June, 1918; at Eagle Pass, Texas, to February, 1917; at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, to

(Brigadier-General, National Army, Dec. 17, 1917)

 p337  April, 1918; assigned to command of 5th Field Artillery Brigade; at Camp Doniphan, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, to July, 1918; at Camp de Valdahon, France, 4th and 14th Training Areas, July, 1918, to April, 1919; (temporarily in command of 58th Field Artillery Brigade in Argonne-Meuse Operations, Nov. 1 to 6, 1918); at Army Center of Artillery Studies, Trèves, Germany, April‑May, 1919; arrived in U. S., June, 1919; at Camp Lewis, Wash., July‑August, 1919;

(Honorably Discharged as Brig.‑General, N. A. Only, Aug. 31, 1919)

at Camp Funston, Kans. commanding 8th Field Artillery, September, 1919, to April 17, 1920.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, April 17,º 1920,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

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

Military History: —

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, April 19,º 1920,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, June 21, 1930
Act of June 21, 1930.

[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1920‑1930]

Military History. —

Col., Ret., Apr. 19,º 1920.

Brig.‑Gen., Ret., June 21, 1930.

Died, Jan. 31, 1934, at Coronado, Calif.: Aged 73.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1934.º

Thayer's Note:

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

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