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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1888

Vol. III

(Born Pa.)

Edwin Mooreº Suplee

(Ap'd Io.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, June 15, 1884, to June 11, 1888, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Add. Second Lieut., 2d Cavalry, June 11, 1888.

Second Lieut., 2d Cavalry, July 24, 1888.

 p421  Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Sherman, Ida., Sep. 30, 1888, to Aug. 19, 1889; and under Instruction at the Infantry and Cavalry School of Application, Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: Graduated from Infantry and Cavalry School, Fort Leavenworth, Kan., June 21, 1891. — Stationed at Fort Wingate, N. M., from Sept. 1, 1891 to Nov. 1, 1894. — Made topographical survey of Navajo Indian Reservation with a view to increase the water supply for irrigation purposes. Report contained in Executive document of Fifty-second Congress. — Stationed at Fort Riley, Kan., Nov. 4, 1894

(First Lieut. of Cavalry, 2d Cavalry, March 15, 1896)

to Oct. 1, 1896; stationed at Jefferson Barracks, Mo.,º Oct. 1, 1896 to April 19, 1898; on duty as Recruiting Officer and Mustering Officer at various points during war with Spain to ––––

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

Military History. — Served: On duty as Recruiting Officer and Mustering Officer at various points during war with Spain, to June, 1899; stationed at Fort Myer, Va., July to Aug., 1899; sailed to Manila, P. I., from Seattle, Sept., 1899, via Unalaska and Kobe, Japan; with troop D, 3d Cavalry in Philippine Islands, from Oct., 1899 to Sept., 1901.

(Captain, 14th Cavalry, Feb. 2, 1901)

— At Fort Grant, Ariz., Jan. 1, 1902 to Sept. 5, 1903; in Philippine Islands, Oct. 1 to 15; Recruiting Officer at Davenport, Ia., Dec., 1903 to June, 1905; at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., July 5 to Nov. 5; at Presidio, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 5, 1905 to Dec., 1907; in Philippine Islands, as Paymaster, Jan. 1, 1908 to –––––.

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

(Born Oct. 10, 1865.)

Military History. —

Captain, 14th Cavalry, Feb. 2, 1901.

Paymaster, by Detail, Sept. 7, 1907.

In Philippines, Paymaster, Jan. 1, 1908, to Jan. 15, 1910; en route to and at Omaha, Neb., Jan. 16 to May 15, 1910; at New York City, May 17, 1910, to

(Assigned to 10th Cavalry, Sept. 7, 1911)

Sept. 29, 1911, when he was relieved from detail as Paymaster; at Fort Ethan Allen, Vt., with Regiment, to

(Major, 14th Cavalry, Feb. 29, 1912)

April 11, 1912; at Fort McIntosh, Texas, April 30 to Nov. 11, 1912; at Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D. C., Nov. 14, 1912, to March 5, 1913; on leave of absence to May 27, 1913.

Major, U. S. A., Retired, May 27, 1913,
for Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

After retirement, resided at Los Angeles, Cal.

Died, Oct. 22, 1916, at Los Angeles, Cal.: Aged 51.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1917.

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