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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1895

Vol. IV

(Born Va.)

Brooke Payne

(Ap'd Va.)


Born in Warrenton, VA.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. M. A., from June 17, 1891, to June 12, 1895, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

(Add. Second Lieut. of Artillery, 4th Artillery, June 12, 1895)

Served: At Fort McHenry, Md., Oct. 1, 1895

(Second Lieut. of Artillery, 5th Artillery, June 6, 1896)

to Nov. 1, 1896; Fort Riley, Kan., to March 16, 1898; Tybee Island, to April 23, 1898; Chickamauga, Ga., to May 1; Tampa, Fla., to July 2. — En route to and awaiting orders at Daiquiri, Cuba, July 2‑20; en route to Guanica, P. R., July 20‑26. — With Light Battery B, 4th Artillery, in Puerto Rican campaign, July 26 to Nov. 11, 1898. — In action, Aug. 9, 1898, at Coamo, P. R. — En route from Ponce, P. R., to New York, Nov. 11‑18, 1898. — Fort Hamilton, N. Y., Nov. 18‑23. — On leave of absence, Nov. 23, 1898 to Jan. 23, 1899. — At Fort Hamilton, N. Y., Jan. 23, 1899 to ––––

(First Lieut. of Artillery, 5th Artillery, March 2, 1899)

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

Military History. — Served: At Fort Hamilton, N. Y., Jan. 23, 1899 to

(Captain of Artillery, Aug. 2, 1901)

Feb., 1902; at Fort Canby, Wash., Feb. 25, 1902 to July, 1903; at Fort Columbia, Wash., July, 1903, to Sept., 1903; at Fort Monroe, Va., Instructor Artillery School, Oct. 1, 1903 to Aug., 1907; transferred to field artillery upon reorganization in 1907, and joined 3rd Field Artillery, as Regimental Quartermaster, at Fort Sam Houston, Tex., Sept. 10, 1907; at Fort Sam Houston, Tex., Sept. 10, 1907 to –––––.

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

(Born May 10, 1872.)

Military History. —

Captain, Artillery Corps, Aug. 1, 1901.

Assigned to 3d Field Artillery, June 6, 1907.

At Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Sept. 10, 1907, to July, 1910; at Fort Myer, Va., July, 1910, to March, 1911; at San Antonio, Texas, with Maneuver Division, March to July, 1911; at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

(Major, 2d Field Artillery, Sept. 7, 1911)

September to December, 1911; in Philippines, January, 1912, to

(Transferred to 6th Field Artillery, Dec. 1, 1914)

January, 1915; at Laredo, Texas, March, 1915, to June, 1916; at Douglas, Arizona, June, 1916, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Field Artillery, July 1, 1916)

(Colonel of Field Artillery, May 15, 1917)

 p725  July, 1917; at Leon Springs, Texas, to February, 1918; at Waco, Texas, to May, 1918; in France with American Expeditionary Forces, from June, 1918; commanded 20th Field Artillery at St. Die in August and in St. Mihiel drive in September, 1918; in Toul Sector with 2nd Army to end of November; in Luxembourg, with Army of Occupation, to Dec. 8, 1918; at General Hdqrs., Chaumont, France, with Historical Section, General Staff, to June 2, 1919; returned to U. S. June 18; at Washington, D. C., with Historical Branch, War Plans Division, to Aug. 12; at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., student officer, School of the Line, Aug. 15, 1919, to ––––

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

Military History: —

Colonel of Field Artillery, May 15, 1917.

At Fort Leavenworth, Kans., student officer, School of the Line, Aug. 15, 1919, to June 28, 1920, when he was graduated; at Camp Funston, Kans., commanding 8th Field Artillery (Motorized) and Field Artillery Brigade, Aug. 26, 1920, to Dec. 13, 1920;

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Dec. 13, 1920,
Act of June 4, 1920.

Civil History: — Instructor of Mathematics, University of Virginia, 1921‑1922; General Manager, Asherton and Gulf Ry. Co., 1922‑1925; Instructor of Mathematics, Fredericksburg (Va.) High School, 1926, to 1930.

[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Col., Ret., Dec. 13, 1920.

Civil History: — Author of "The Paynes of Virginia", 1937.

Died, Apr. 3, 1938, at University, Va.: Aged 66.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1938.º

Buried, Warrenton Cemetery, Warrenton, VA.

Thayer's Note:

a Col. Payne's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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