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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1893

Vol. IV

(Born Min.)

Lincoln C. Andrews

(Ap'd N. Y.)


(Lincoln Clarkº Andrews)

Born Owatonna, MN.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. M. A., from June 15, 1889, to June 12, 1893, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

(Second Lieut. of Cavalry, 3d Cavalry, June 12, 1893)

Joined at Fort Riley, Kan., Sept. 30, 1893. — Served: With troop during Chicago riots in July, 1895, and in garrison at Fort Ethan Allen, Vt., until Sept. 1897. — Student at the Infantry and Cavalry School, Fort Leavenworth, Kan., until the outbreak of the Spanish-American war. — Joined troop at rendezvous, Chickamauga Park, Ga.;º to Tampa, Fla., with troop; Aide on staff of Brigadier-General S. S. Sumner, June 6, 1898, commanding 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division; served as such throughout the Santiago campaign. — Recommended for promotion to Major of Volunteers for gallant conduct at San Juan fight, July 1‑3. — Relieved from staff of General Sumner, Nov. 18, to accept detail in charge of the observatory at the U. S. M. A., West Point, N. Y., Nov., 1898, to ––––

(First Lieut. of Cavalry, 3d Cavalry, March 2, 1899)

(Major, 43d U. S. Volunteer Infantry, Aug. 17, 1899)

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

Military History. — Served: In charge of the Observatory at the U. S. Military Academy, West Point, N. Y., Nov., 1898 to July 1, 1899.

(Major, 43d U. S. Volunteer Infantry, Aug. 17, 1899)

— Arrived with regiment in Philippine Islands, Jan. 1, 1900; participated in Kobbe's Visayan expedition; occupied Leyte, with battalion

(Captain, 15th Cavalry, Feb. 2, 1901)

and Governor of Island, till about March, 1901; returned to San Francisco and commanded 15th Cavalry during few weeks of its organization period; Superintendent, Sequoia National Park, summer of 1901; returned to Philippine Islands, with Headquarters, 15th Cavalry, Dec., 1901; Regimental Quartermaster, stationed Jolo, P. I.; Assistant to Chief Quartermaster, Department Mindanao, stationed Zamboanga, spring, 1902; Acting Adjutant General, in field, for General Sumner, in campaigns vs. Lake Lanao, Moros, fall, 1902; Inspector-General's Department, early in 1903; returned to States, April, 1903; in Department Tactics, Cavalry, at U. S. Military Academy, July 1, 1903 to Nov. 1, 1906; on leave, till Nov. 1, 1907; with rubber industry in Mexico and Texas; joined Troop B, 15th Cavalry, at Constancia, Cuba, Nov., 1907; returned to States, Feb., 1909; at Fort Myer, Va., to –––––.

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

(Lincoln Clark Andrews, Born Nov. 21, 1867.)

Military History. —

Captain, 15th Cavalry, Feb. 2, 1901.

At Fort Myer, Va., February, 1909, to May 1, 1911; at New York, N. Y., Inspector-instructor, National Guard Cavalry of New York and Vermont to

(Assigned to 9th Cavalry, Dec. 17, 1914)

January, 1915; (organized seven new troops of Cavalry in New York State during this time; published Basic Course for Cavalry, 1914); at Douglas, Arizona, commanding Troop, to June, 1915; at Plattsburg, N. Y., Senior Instructor of Cavalry at first and second Business Men's Training Camps, summer of 1915; at Hachita, N. M., commanding Patrol District to

(Transferred to 7th Cavalry, Nov. 15, 1915)

Dec. 25, 1915; on leave of absence, January, 1916, and during this time wrote Fundamentals of Military Service, published in Spring of 1916;  p659 sailed for Philippines, Feb. 5, 1916; at Camp Stotsenburg, P. I., commanding Troop and Squadron, 9th Cavalry, to

(Major of Cavalry, July 1, 1916)

June, 1917, at Manila, organized and commanded Training School for Officers, National Guard, P. I., to

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Cavalry, June 28, 1917)

(Colonel of Infantry, National Army, Aug. 5, 1917)

Aug. 15, 1917, when he sailed for U. S.; at Camp Dix, N. J., in Depot Brigade; organized and commanded third Training Camp for Officers, Jan. 1 to Feb. 1, 1918; published Leadership and Military Training, January, 1918; at Camp Stanley, Texas, commanding 304th Cavalry, N. A., to

(Brigadier-General, U. S. A., April 12, 1918)

April 30, 1918; at Camp Grant, Ill., commanding 172d Infantry Brigade, 86th Division, to September, 1918; arrived in France with Division, Sept. 23, 1918; in training area until Armistice and Division broken up for replacements; at Gen'l Hdqrs. A. E. F., in G‑5, Nov. 13 to Dec. 1, 1918; Deputy Provost Marshal General to June 1, 1919; returned to U. S., June 19, 1919;

(Honorably Discharged as Brig.‑General, Only, June 30, 1919)

at New York, N. Y., Inspector, 2d District, Reserve Officer's Training Corps, July 20, 1919, to Sept. 29, 1919.

Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Sept. 29, 1919,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Officer of the Legion of Honor; Commander of the Order of the Crown of Italy.

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

Military History. —

Lieutenant-Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Sept. 30, 1919,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

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


Distinguished Service Medal.

 p358  "For exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services. He originated in military training the analysis and study of the qualities of military leader­ship and the psychology of military training, and by his lectures and writings did much to make possible the success­ful training of thousands of civilians into efficient military leaders. He served in turn as organizer of the 304th Cavalry, as commander of the 172nd Infantry Brigade, as assistant to assistant chief of staff, G‑5, General Headquarters, American Expeditionary Forces, and as deputy provost marshal general, in all of which capacities he held positions of great responsibility and rendered exceptionally meritorious services."

Awarded two Silver Stars and cited "for gallantry in action against Spanish forces at Santiago, Cuba, July 1, 1898," and again, "for gallantry in action in an attack against insurgent force near La Paz, Leyte, P. I., Apr. 26, 1900."

Officer of the Legion of Honor; Commander of the Order of the Crown of Italy.

Civil History: — In charge compulsory Military Training of New York State Youths, Nov., 1920, to May, 1921; Chief Executive Officer of New York State Transit Commission, May, 1921, to Mar., 1923; Receiver of New York and Queens County Railroad Co., Mar., 1923, to date; Assistant Secretary of the United States Treasury, Apr., 1925, to Aug., 1927; President Guardian Investment Trust, Oct., 1927, to May, 1928; Director General, The Rubber Institute, Inc., May, 1928, to June, 1929; Chairman of Board, Int. Dev. Corp., Office, 25 Broadway, New York City, June, 1929, to ––––

[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Lt.‑Col., Ret., Sept. 30, 1919.

Brig.‑Gen., Ret., June 21, 1930.

Civil History: — Chairman, of Bd., Int. Dev. Corp., Office, 25 Broadway, New York, N. Y., June, 1929, to July, 1933.

Vol. IX
[Supplement, Vol. IX: 1940‑1950]

Military History: —

Lt Col Ret 30 Sep 19

Brig Gen Ret 21 Jun 30

Civil History: — 24 West St, Winooski Vt

Died Nov. 24, 1950, Northampton, Mass.: Aged 83.​b

Portrait and obituary at West Point Association of Graduates.º

Buried, Logan Cemetery, Hector, NY.

Thayer's Notes:

a Gen. Andrews' birthplace is from the memorial article and biographical sketch at West Point Association of Graduates.

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b Gen. Andrews died after the publication of Vol. IX (1950), the most recent volume of the Supplements to Cullum's Register available to me, which may also be the most recent volume in the public domain. The date and place of his death are from the WPAOG memorial article.

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