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Charles Albert Phelps Hatfield
Colonel, United States Army
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Charles Albert Phelps Hatfield of Alabama
Appointed from Maryland, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1868 (27)
Second Lieutenant, 4th U. S. Cavalry, 14 June 1872
First Lieutenant, 28 June 1878
Captain, 26 November 1884
Major, 8th U. S. Cavalry, 16 October 1898
Lieutenant Colonel, 5th U. S. Cavalry, 29 April 1901
Colonel, 13th U. S. Cavalry, 2 March 1908
Breveted Major, 27 1890 for gallant service against Indians in the attack on Geronimo's camp in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Mexico, 16 May 1886

Commandant of Fort Myer, Virginia, 1905-1909



COLONEL C. A. P. HATFIELD
Veteran of Indian Campaigns Dead at 80 in Baltimore

WASHINGTON, June 19, 1931 - Colonel Charles Albert Phelps Hatfield, retired, died at Baltimore today at the age of 80.

A veteran of Indian campaigns, he received a Silver Star Citation and was brevetted Major on February 27, 1890, for gallant service in the attack on Geronimo's camp in the Santa Cruz Mountains of Mexico on May 16, 1886.

Born in Dayton, Alabama, on December 9, 1850, he was graduated from the Military Academy in 1872 and was commisioned in the Cavalry.  He reached the rank of Colonel in 1903 and was retired for age in 1914.  He returned to active service in the World War.

He left his wife, Mrs. Frances Eileen Hatfield.



HATFIELD, CHARLES A P
COL USA RET SAW WW1
DATE OF DEATH: 06/19/1931
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 1845
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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