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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1887

Vol. III
p413
3218

(Born Mas.)

Marcus D. Cronin

(Ap'd Mas.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1883, to June 12, 1887, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 20th Infantry, June 12, 1887.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Assinniboine, Mon., Sep. 28, 1887, to June 1, 1888, — and Ft. Maginnis, Mon., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p453
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Assinniboine, Mont., May 28, 1890 to July 2, 1891. — With Company I, 20th Infantry (Sioux Indians), Aug. 2, 1891 to July 25, 1893, at Camp Poplar River, Mont. — At U. S. M. A., West Point, N. Y. (Instructor, Department of Modern Languages), Aug. 22, 1893

(First Lieut. of Infantry, 25th Infantry, July 15, 1894)

to Aug. 31, 1897. — On leave of absence in Europe, June 11 to Dec. 1, 1897. — In Montana, at Key West and Tampa, Fla., with regiment, Jan. 16 to June 14, 1898 (Regimental Adjutant, May 10, 1898). — With regiment in campaign of Santiago de Cuba to Aug. 13, 1898, participating in the battle of El Caney and subsequent operations. — Montauk, N. Y., to Sept. 23, 1898.

(Captain of Infantry, 25th Infantry, March 2, 1899)

 p454  — Fort Logan, Colo., to June 27, 1899.

(Major, 33d U. S. Volunteer Infantry, July 5, 1899)

— Served in Philippine Islands, Aug. 1, 1899 to –––––; Acting Inspector-General, 7th Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Army Corps, Sept. 22, 1899 to ––––

Vol. V
p411
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

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

Vol. VI
p472
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Marcus Daniel Cronin, Born Jan. 9, 1865.)

Military History. —

Captain, 25th Infantry, March 2, 1899.

Major, 33d U. S. Volunteers, July 5, 1899.

In Philippines, Acting Inspector-General, 7th Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Army Corps, Sept. 22 to Oct. 28, 1899; at Vigan, P. I., on detached service, Oct. 31 to

 p473  (Lieut.‑Colonel, 33d U. S. Volunteer Infantry, Dec. 2, 1899)

Dec. 8, 1899; at Abulig River, P. I., commanding Battalion, Dec. 9, 1899, to Jan. 27, 1900; at Vigan, with regiment, Jan. 28 to Feb. 24, 1900; at Manila, on sick leave and on detached service, Feb. 25 to April 3, 1900; at Vigan, with regiment, April 4 to May 22, 1900; at Condon, P. I., with regiment, May 23, 1900, to

(Colonel, 33d U. S. Volunteer Infantry, June 9, 1900)

Feb. 19, 1901; at Manila and en route to U. S., Feb. 20 to April 17, 1901;

(Honorably Discharged From Volunteer Service, April 17, 1901)

at Plattsburg Bks., N. Y., commanding company, 27th Infantry, April 27 to Sept. 29, 1901; on sick leave, Sept. 30 to Dec. 28, 1901; at Angel Island, Cal., at Discharge Camp, Dec. 29, 1901, to March 14, 1902; en route to Philippines, March 15 to April 15, 1902; at San Miguel, P. I., commanding company, April 15 to July 16, 1902; en route to U. S. with regiment, July 17 to Aug. 13, 1902; at Fort Niobrara, Neb., commanding company, Aug. 27, 1902, to Nov. 14, 1903, and Regimental Adjutant, Nov. 15, 1903, to July 23, 1906; at Fort Bliss, Texas, Regimental Adjutant, July 28, 1906, to June 12, 1907; at Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., Regimental Adjutant, June 16 to Aug. 9, 1907; en route to Philippines with regiment, Aug. 10 to Sept. 13, 1907; at Parang, P. I., with regiment, Sept. 17, 1907, to Jan. 1, 1908; en route to U. S. and on leave of absence, Jan. 2 to Feb. 18, 1908; at Jefferson Bks., Mo., on recruiting service, Feb. 19 to Nov. 25, 1908; (detailed in General Staff Corps, Nov. 20, 1908); at Washington, D. C., student officer at Army War College, Dec. 7, 1908, to

(Transferred to 19th Infantry, Feb. 15, 1910)

(Transferred to 26th Infantry, March 3, 1910)

(Major, 18th Infantry, April 2, 1910)

April 22, 1910; in office of Chief of Staff, April 23 to June 20, 1910; student officer, Army War College, June 21, 1910, to

(Transferred to 4th Infantry, June 22, 1911)

Sept. 11, 1911; on leave of absence and en route to Fort Logan H. Roots, Ark., Sept. 12, 1911, to Jan. 14, 1912; at Fort Logan H. Roots, commanding Battalion, Jan. 16 to

(Transferred to 24th Infantry, Sept. 12, 1912)

Oct. 21, 1912; on leave of absence and en route to Philippines, Oct. 22 to Dec. 1, 1912; at Camp Stotsenburg, P. I., commanding Battalion, Dec. 4, 1912, to May 20, 1913; at Fort Mills, P. I., May 21 to July, 1913; at Fort William McKinley, P. I., on detached service, July to October, 1913; at Fort Mills, commanding Battalion, October, 1913, to July 3, 1914; at Fort William McKinley, commanding Battalion, May 29 to July 3, 1914; at Fort Mills, July 4, 1914, to Jan. 1, 1915; at Manila, Assistant Chief, Philippine Constabulary, Jan. 2, 1915, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Infantry, June 12, 1916)

May 14, 1917;

(Colonel, 41st Infantry, May 15, 1917)

en route to U. S., May 15 to June 8, 1917; at Fort Snelling, Minn., commanding regiment, June 22, 1917, to

(Brigadier-General, National Army, Aug. 5, 1917)

Aug. 6, 1917; commanding 163rd Infantry Brigade at Camp Gordon, Ga. Aug. 25, 1917, to April 17, 1918; same at Camp Upton, N. Y., April 19 to 22, 1917; en route to France, April 23 to May 14, 1918; in France, May 15 to December, 1918; en route to U. S., December, 1918, to Jan. 9, 1919; at Camp Dix, N. J., Jan. 11, 1919, to ––––

(Honorably Discharged as Brigadier-General, N. A., Only, Feb. 6, 1919)

Vol. VII
p262
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

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

Returned to Grade of Colonel, Feb. 6, 1919.

At Camp Dix, N. J., Jan. 19, to Feb. 23, 1919; at Baltimore, Md., recruiting officer, Feb. 24, to Oct. 1, 1919; at New York City, N. Y., inspector-instructor north-east district (13 northeastern states), recruiting service, Oct. 1, 1919, to Feb. 15, 1921; at Boston, Mass., Commanding Officer, General Intermediate Depot, Feb. 16, to Nov. 23, 1921; Senior Instructor, Massachusetts National Guard, Dec. 8, 1921, to July 10, 1922; at Camp Meade, Md., July 11, to July 15, 1922; at Pittsburg, Pa., Chief of Staff, 99th Division, Organized Reserves, July 18, 1922, to (at Camp Meade, Md., training camp, Aug. 6, to Aug. 19, 1922; Aug. 11, to Aug. 25, 1923; July 16, to July 30, 1924; July 26, to Aug. 8, 1925) May 18, 1926; at Baltimore, Md., Counsel at Court of Inquiry, May 19, to May 22, 1926; on leave of absence, May 23, to Aug. 20, 1926.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Aug. 20, 1926,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

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

Awarded two Silver Stars and cited "for gallantry in action against Spanish forces at the battle of El Caney, Cuba, July 1, 1898," and again, "for gallantry in action in the pursuit of superior forces of the enemy under the insurgent General Tinio, in Northern Luzon, P. I., Dec. 4‑18, 1899, through a most dangerous and difficult country, through hardships and exposure, thereby forcing the enemy to liberate 22 American prisoners held by him, Dec. 18, 1899."

Vol. VIII
p75
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Col., Ret., Aug. 20, 1926.

Brig.‑Gen., Ret., June 21, 1930.

Died, Aug. 12, 1936, at Governors Island, N. Y.: Aged 71.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1937, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.º

Buried, San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, CA.


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