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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1899

Vol. IV

(Born Ill.)

Charles C. Farmer, Jr.

(Ap'd Ill.)


Born Mount Carroll, IL.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. M. A., from June 15, 1895 to Feb. 15, 1899, when he was graduated and promoted in the army to

(Second Lieut. of Cavalry, 10th Cavalry, Feb. 15, 1899)

Served: Garrison duty at Fort Ringgold, Tex., March 19 to April 28, 1899; with regiment en route to and at Cauto, Cuba, to Sept., 1899; at Bayamo, Cuba, to ––––

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

Military History. — Served: At Bayamo, Cuba, to Oct., 1900; at Manzanillo, to July, 1901.

(First Lieut., 14th Cavalry, Feb. 2, 1901)

— Arrived in New York, en route to join 14th Cavalry, July 24, 1901; with regiment at Fort Grant,

 p624  (Transferred to 10th Cavalry, April 30, 1902)

to May 2, 1902; Squadron Adjutant, 10th Cavalry, July, 1902 to July, 1904; at Fort Robinson, to Aug. 15, 1904; graduated from Infantry and Cavalry School, July 1, 1905; sick leave, July and Aug., 1905, spent in Maine; at Fort Robinson, to Oct. 20, 1905.

(Captain, 4th Cavalry, Oct. 20, 1905)

— At Monterey, Cal., to Jan. 2, 1906; in the Philippines, at Jolo, Jolo, P. I., to Oct. 15, 1907; Secretary, District of Sulu, June to Oct., 1907; in battle of Bud Dajo, March 7, 8 and 9, 1907; at Fort Meade, S. D., to –––––; on leave, May, 1903, to Oct., 1903; visited Northern Africa, Southern Europe and England; on leave, Oct., 1907 to March, 1908; visited China, Burma, India, Ceylon, Italy, France and England.

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

(Charles Cook Farmer, Jr., Born Jan. 9, 1876.)

Military History. —

Captain, 4th Cavalry, Oct. 20, 1905.

At Fort Meade, S. D., to Feb. 6, 1910; on border patrol in Texas, Arizona and New Mexico, Feb. 8, 1910, to Sept. 9, 1912; at Recruit Depot, Jefferson Barracks, Mo., to Sept. 29, 1915;

(Assigned to 11th Cavalry, Sept. 29, 1915)

at Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., with 11th Cavalry, to January, 1916;

(Transferred to 12th Cavalry, January, 1916)

joined regiment in Texas; with troop to Panama Canal Zone and on duty there to Sept. 9, 1916; at New York City, Inspector-instructor, Squadron "A," and 1st New York Cavalry, Sept. 15, 1916, to March, 1917; joined regiment in New Mexico; on border duty and later in charge of 1st Brigade School to

(Major, 12th Cavalry, May 15, 1917)

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Temporary, of Cavalry, Aug. 5, 1917)

Oct. 24, 1917; sick in Walter Reed Hospital, November, 1917, to January, 1918; arrived in France Jan. 30, 1918; at Is‑sur‑Tille, (Côte d'Or), in command of Depots, Feb. 8, 1918, to

(Colonel, U. S. A., July 30, 1918)

Aug. 24, 1918; Chief of Staff, Advance Section, Services of Supply, A. E. F., Aug. 24, 1918, to Jan. 17, 1919;

Major, U. S. A., Retired, June 17, 1920,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

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

Military History. —

Major, U. S. A., Retired, June 17, 1920,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Chief of Staff, Advance Section, Services of Supply, American Expeditionary Forces, Aug. 24, 1918, to Jan. 17, 1919; G‑4, to Apr. 17; invalided from France, Apr. 19, 1919; hospital and sick leave to Dec. 20, 1919; at Honolulu, T. H., recruiting service, June 17, to

Lieutenant-Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, July 1, 1920,
Act of June 4, 1920.

July 2, 1920.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, June 21, 1930,
Act of June 21, 1930.

[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Col., Ret., June 21, 1930.

Civil History: — Attended to Family business and traveled in U. S., Canada and Mexico.

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

Military History: —

Col Ret 21 Jun 30

Civil History: — 328 SW 15 Ave Miami 35 Fla

Died, May 16, 1952, Miami, FL: Aged 76.​b

Thayer's Notes:

a Col. Farmer's birthplace is from the memorial article and biographical sketch at West Point Association of Graduates.

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b Gen. Farmer 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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