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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1888

Vol. III

(Born Md.)

Munroe McFarland

(Ap'd Md.)


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

Second Lieut., 21st Infantry, June 11, 1888.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Sidney, Neb., Sep. 20, 1888, to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: In the Department of the Platte, Jan., 1890 to Sept., 1893. — At Infantry and Cavalry School, Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Sept., 1893 to Sept., 1895 (Graduate, 1895).

(First Lieut. of Infantry, 13th Infantry, July 5, 1895)

— Department of the East, Sept., 1895 to April, 1898; Tampa, Fla., to June 8, 1898. — With 5th Army Corps in Cuba to Aug. 14, 1898. — (Regimental Adjutant, May 10, 1897 to –––––); On transport Saratoga, en route to Cuba, June 9‑27; Siboney, Cuba, June 25‑27; Sevilla, June 30; participated in battle of San Juan, July 1, 2, 3; in the siege and surrender of Santiago, July 3‑10; in various camps near Santiago to Aug. 14, 1898. — At Camp Wikoff, L. I., to Sept. 15, 1898. — Department of the East to ––––

(Captain of Infantry, 18th Infantry, March 26, 1899)

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

Military History. — Served: With 5th Army Corps in Cuba, to Aug. 14, 1898; (Regimental Adjutant, May 10, 1897 to March, 1899); Department of the East, to April, 1899; with Regiment, 13th and 18th Infantry, en route to and in Philippines, to Sept., 1901; participated in engagement near Guadeloupe Ridge, June 10, 1899; in trenches about Manila, to Aug. 10, 1899, when he joined 18th Infantry at Iloilo; participated in battles Illaza and Pavia, Nov. 21, 1899 and in campaign through Island of Panay; assault Romblon, Dec. 16, 1899; Military Governor, Province Romblon, Dec. 16, 1899 to May 2, 1900; returned to U. S. with regiment and served with regiment at Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo.,º to April, 1903; en route to and in Philippines with regiment, to Feb., 1905; at Fort Leavenworth, Kas., to Oct., 1907; Army War College, Washington, D. C., to Oct. 30, 1908.

(Major, Porto Rican Regiment of Infantry, Oct. 12, 1908)

— With regiment in Porto Rico, to –––––; Indian, Spanish-American and Philippine Service Medals.

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

(Born June 28, 1867.)

Military History. —

Captain, 18th Infantry, March 26, 1899.

(Major, Porto Rican Regiment of Infantry, Oct. 12, 1908)

In Porto Rico with regiment, to

(Transferred to 24th Infantry, Aug. 22, 1910)

(Major, 29th Infantry, March 10, 1911)

June, 1911; at Fort Porter, N. Y., with 29th Infantry, to September, 1913; (except from Nov. 27, 1912, to Feb. 8, 1913, when he was en route to Sophia, Bulgaria, and to Belgrade, Servia, and on duty as Military Observer during Balkan Wars); detailed to General Staff, Sept., 11, 1913; at Washington, D. C., and at San Antonio, Texas, on General Staff, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Infantry, July 1, 1916)

(Colonel of Infantry, May 15, 1917)

(Brigadier-General, National Army, Dec. 17, 1917)

 p503  Feb. 16, 1918; joined 162nd Brigade, 81st Division, at Camp Jackson, S. C., Feb. 19, 1918; served there and at Camp Sevier, S. C., and at Camp Mills, N. Y. to July 31, 1918, when he sailed with his Brigade for France; in France with Brigade; in active service with Brigade against Germans in St. Dié Sector, Sept. 22 to Oct. 20, and in Meuse-Argonne offensive, Sommedieue Sector, Nov. 5 to 11, 1918; commanding 162nd Brigade en route to training area near Chatillon, Nov. 18 to Dec. 1, 1918; commanding Brigade in training area, to May 13, 1919; at Bonnétable, commanding Brigade, to May 29; at St. Nazaire to June 5; en route to U. S. to June 13; at Camp Devens, Mass., in charge of discharge of officers, to

(Returned to Grade of Colonel, July 15, 1919)

July 26; at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., commanding post, July 28, 1919, to ––––

Service medals: Indian, Spanish-American, Philippines, Cuban Occupation.

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

Military History: —

Colonel of Infantry, May 15, 1917.

Brigadier-General, National Army, Dec. 17, 1917.

Returned to Grade of Colonel, July 15, 1919.

At Jefferson Bks., Mo., commanding post, July 28, 1919, to Feb. 14, 1921; at Chicago, Ill., commanding Intermediate Supply Depot, to Aug. 14; at Washington, D. C., at Army War College, Aug. 15, 1921, to July 7, 1922; on leave of absence to Nov. 7, 1922.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Nov. 7, 1922,
At His Own Request, After Over 38 Years' Service.

Died, Sept. 3, 1924, at Los Angeles, Calif.: Aged 57.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1925.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., (Posthumously) Sept. 3, 1924.
Act of June 21, 1930.

Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, CA.

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