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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1885

Vol. III

(Born Ala.)

Charles F. Parker​1

(Ap'd Ala.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1881, to June 14, 1885, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, June 14, 1885.

Served: in garrison at Atlanta, Ga., Sep. 30 to Nov. 29, 1885, — Ft. Barrancas, Fla., to July 10, 1886, — Atlanta, Ga., to Oct. 21, 1887, — and Ft. Barrancas, Fla., to Nov., 1887; under instruction at the Torpedo School, Willet's Point, N. Y., Dec. 1, 1887, to July 1, 1888; in garrison at Huntsville, Ala., to Nov. 29, 1888, — Ft. Barrancas, Fla., to May 22,  p387 1889, — and Ft. Adams, R. I., to Oct. 1, 1889; and on leave of absence, to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: on leave to March 28, 1890; garrison duty at Ft. Adams, R. I., to Sept., 1891. — Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the Clinton Liberal Institute, Fort Plain, N. Y., Sept. 16, 1891

(First Lieut. of Artillery, 1st Artillery, July 1, 1892)

to Sept. 1, 1892; garrison duty at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y.,

(Transferred to 2d Artillery, Jan. 14, 1893)

 p402  to Sept. 1, 1894; under instruction at the Artillery School, Ft. Monroe, Va., to Sept., 1896 (Graduate, Artillery School, 1896); garrison duty at Fort Schuyler, N. Y., to March, 1897; at Governor's Island, N. Y., on duty as member of Board on Regulation of Sea-Coast Artillery Fire, to May, 1898; on duty as Aide-de‑camp to General Rogers to Oct. 10, 1898, serving in Puerto Rico, July to Aug., 1898, and in Cuba making observations, etc., to Oct., 1898; and at Washington, D. C., making report of observations, to Nov., 1898; at Governor's Island, N. Y., on duty as Recorder of Board on Regulation of Sea-Coast Artillery Fire, Nov. 21, 1898 to July 5, 1899; on leave to Sept. 5, 1899. — On duty in connection with procuring material for the manufacture of thorite, and shipping same to Manila, to Dec. 21, 1899, when he sailed for Manila, where he arrived in Jan., 1900; on special duty there in the Ordnance Department to ––––

(Captain of Artillery, 4th Artillery, Oct. 1, 1900)

N. B. — See also the record of Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.No. 2920 in this volume. — Editor.

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

Military History. — Served: On special duty in the Ordnance Department, Manila, P. I., to April 30, 1900; on duty at Manila, P. I., as Treasurer of the Philippine Archipelago, from April 30, 1900 to April 16, 1901; Chief Ordnance and Chief Signal Officer, Department of Mindanao and Jolo, May 12, and Collector of Customs at Zamboanga, July 31 to Aug. 18, 1901; on duty at Manila, to Oct. 16, 1901; en route to U. S., to Dec. 7, 1901; Adjutant of the post of Fort Totten, N. Y., to March 4, 1903; Instructor, School of Submarine Defense, at Fort Totten, N. Y., March 5, 1903 to June 22, 1905; on duty with 2d Provisional Regiment, Field Artillery, at Fort Sill, O. T., June 26 to Sept. 3, 1905.

Died Sept. 3, 1905, at Fort Sill, O. T.: Aged 42.

The Author's Note:

1 Son of Professor William Asa Parker, University of Alabama.

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