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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1883

Vol. III
p367
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(Born N. Y.)

Thomas Ridgway

(Ap'd N. Y.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1879, to June 13, 1883, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 5th Artillery, June 13, 1883.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Wadsworth, N. Y., Sep. 30 to Oct. 17, 1883, — Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., to Mar. 20, 1884, — Ft. Wadsworth, N. Y. (leave of absence, July 3 to Sep. 2, 1884), to Oct. 8, 1884, — and Ft. Hamilton, N. Y. (at Riverside Park, N. Y., Oct. to Dec., 1885, and Apr., 1886), to May 1, 1886; as Professor of Military Science at the Cathedral School of St Paul, Garden City, L. I., to Oct. 31, 1887; under  p368 instruction at the Torpedo School, Willet's Point, N. Y., Dec. 13, 1887, to July 1, 1888; and in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p369
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. —

(First Lieut. of Artillery, 4th Artillery, Feb. 12, 1891)

(Transferred to 5th Artillery, May 23, 1891)

Served: At Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., from May 23, 1890 to June 4, 1891; Alcatraz, from June 4, 1891 to Aug., 1892. — Artillery School, from Sept. 1, 1892 to Sept. 1, 1896 (Graduate, 1896). — Fort Riley, Kan. (light battery), from Dec. 10, 1896

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

to March 16, 1898; Tybee Island, Ga., from March 19 to March 26, 1898; Fort McHenry, Md., from March 27 to April 1, 1898; Fort Hamilton, N. Y., from April 1 to April 17, 1898; Washington Barracks, D. C. (Light Battery G, 6th Artillery), from April 18 to April 22, 1898;

(Transferred to 5th Artillery, April 29, 1898)

Fort Myer, Va., to May 2, 1898; Fort Hamilton, N. Y., from May 3 to May 13, 1898 (Regimental Adjutant, May 3, 1898); Fort Hancock, N. J., to July 28, 1898; Fort Hamilton, N. Y., to July 30, 1898; Fort Wadsworth, N. Y., to Dec. 1, 1898; Fort Hamilton, N. Y., from Dec. 1, 1898 to –––––;

(Captain of Artillery, 5th Artillery, March 18, 1899)

(Regimental Adjutant, May 12, 1899.)

Vol. V
p342
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. —

(First Lieut. of Artillery, 4th Artillery, Feb. 12, 1891)

(Transferred to 5th Artillery, May 23, 1891)

— At Fort Hamilton, N. Y., from Dec. 1, 1898 to Jan., 1900; Regimental Adjutant, May 12, 1899 to Jan., 1900; commanding Battery N, 5th Artillery, Jan. to Aug., 1900; Fort Monroe, Va., June to Aug., 1900.

(Transferred to Light Battery F, 5th Artillery, Aug., 1900)

— Foreign service: China and Philippines, Sept., 1900 to June, 1901; Fort Walla Walla, Washington, July, 1901 to Oct., 1902; Fort Snelling, Minn., to Aug., 1906.

(Major, Artillery Corps, June 30, 1906)

— Fort Caswell, N. C., to June, 1907; Fort Monroe, Va., from June, 1908 to –––––.

Vol. VI
p350
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Aug. 18, 1861.)

Military History. —

Major, Artillery Corps, June 30, 1906.

At Fort Monroe, Va., June, 1907, to October, 1907; at Fort Andrews, Mass., November, 1909, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, July 1, 1910)

(Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, Jan. 17, 1912)

September, 1912; at Fort Barrancas, Fla., commanding Coast Defenses of Pensacola, September, 1912, to November, 1915; commanding Coast Defenses of Boston, November, 1915, to March 16, 1918; commanding South Atlantic Coast Artillery District, March 17 to Aug. 5, 1918;  p351 commanding Coast Defenses of Portland, Me., Aug. 6, 1918, to February, 1919; commanding Coast Defenses of Oahu, March to Sept. 27, 1919.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Oct. 23,º 1919,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Vol. VII
p197
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1920]

Military History. —

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Oct. 28,º 1919,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Vol. VIII
p65
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Col., Ret., Oct. 28,º 1919.

Died, May 5, 1939, at San Diego, Calif.: Aged 77.

Obituary notice in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1940.º

Buried, Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, CA.


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