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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1884

Vol. III

(Born Vt.)

Eugene F. Ladd

(Ap'd Vt.)


Born Thetford Center, VT.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1879, to June 15, 1884, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 9th Cavalry, June 15, 1884.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Riley, Kan., and in the Oklahoma Country, Sep. 29, 1884, to June 11, 1885, — Ft. McKinney, Wy., to Aug. 4, 1886, — Ft. Du Chesne, Utah, to May 12, 1888 (leave of absence, to Sep. 12, 1888), — and Ft. Robinson, Neb., to –––––.

First Lieut., 9th Cavalry, Oct. 28, 1889.

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

Military History. — Served: At Fort Robinson, Neb., to July 1, 1896 (Regimental Quartermaster, April 13, 1891 to April 12, 1895); Depot Quartermaster, Market Lake, Ida., for expedition against Bannock Indians, July 1 to Nov. 1, 1896; Fort Robinson, Neb., Nov. 1, 1896 to March 30, 1897. — Treasurer of Soldiers' Home, Washington, D. C., March 30, 1897 to May 12, 1898.

(Major and Chief Quartermaster, U. S. Volunteers, May 12, 1898)

Served: As Acting Chief Quartermaster, 2d Army Corps, Camp Alger, Va.; Chief Quartermaster, 2d Division, 2d Army Corps, Camp Alger, Va.; Thoroughfare, Va., and intermediate points, Camp Meade, Pa., and Camp Wetherell, S. C., from May 12, 1898 to Jan. 1, 1899. — Chief Quartermaster, 2d Division, 2d Army Corps, at Camp Wetherell, S. C., to Jan. 17. — Treasurer of Customs of Cuba, Havana, to March 15;

(Captain of Cavalry, 9th Cavalry, March 2, 1899)

— Treasurer of Customs and Auditor for the Island of Cuba, Havana, to June 30; Treasurer of Customs, Havana, to ––––

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

Military History. — Served: Treasurer of Customs and Auditor for the Island of Cuba, Havana, to June 30; of Customs, Havana, to May 1, 1901.

 p357  (Captain and Quartermaster, by detail, July 9, 1901)

— Constructing Quartermaster at New London, Conn., July 9, 1901 to June 23, 1905.

(Major and Military Secretary, June 23, 1905)

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Adjutant-General, March 2, 1907)

— Military Secretary and Adjutant-General at War Department, to April 1, 1908; Adjutant-General, Department of Luzon, P. I., to –––––.

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

(Eugene Frederick Ladd, Born Sept. 19, 1859)

Military History. —

Lieut.‑Colonel, Adjutant-General, March 2, 1907

In Philippines, Adjutant-General, Department of Luzon, May, 1908, to April 15, 1910; at San Francisco, Cal., Adjutant-General, Western Division, to March 12, 1911; at San Antonio, Texas, Adjutant, 2nd Division, to

(Colonel, Adjutant-General, Aug. 17, 1914)

Aug. 20, 1915; at Washington, D. C., in office of Adjutant-General, to Oct. 1, 1915.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Oct. 1, 1915,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Recalled to active service and assigned to duty in office of The Adjutant General, Washington, D. C., June 10, 1917; on such duty to

(Brig.‑General, Adjutant-General, National Army, Aug. 5, 1917)

Sept. 5, 1918, when he resigned as Brigadier-General, National Army, only, and at his own request, was relieved from further duty.


Distinguished Service Medal

"For exceptionally meritorious and conspicuous service. While in charge of the Officers' Division of The Adjutant General's Office his comprehensive grasp of the new situation developing and his technical ability enabled him to perform the duties of his office with rare distinction, thus contributing greatly to the rapid organization of our new Army."

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

Military History: —

Distinguished Service Medal

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Oct. 1, 1915,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Brigadier-General, Adjutant General, National Army, Aug. 5, 1917.

Resigned, Sept. 2, 1918.

Died, Apr. 23, 1927, at Boston, Mass.: Aged 67.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1929.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., (Posthumously) Apr. 23, 1927,
Act of June 21, 1930.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

Thayer's Note:

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

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