Chaffee, Adna Romanza, 1842-1914

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Dates:
Birth 1842-04-14
Death 1914-11-01

Biographical notes:

Army officer; in command of the San Carlos Indian Reservation in Arizona from 1879 to 1880. In 1882, he led the army in the Battle of Big Dry Wash. He was stationed at Fort McDowell and Fort Huachuca and took part in the Geronimo Campaign of 1885-1886. He was Inspector General of the Department of Arizona from 1890 to 1893.

From the description of Chaffee papers, 1876-1914. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 37863612

Army officer.

From the description of Recipe for champagne punch, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452989

Chaffee served in the U.S. cavalry during the Civil War and after the war made the army his career. A major general, he was military governor of the Philippines when he sent this telegram. He retired from the service in 1906 and died in Los Angeles.

From the description of Telegram, September 14, 1901. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 304458094

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Subjects:

  • Soldiers
  • Punches (Beverages)
  • Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862

Occupations:

  • Army officers

Places:

  • Arizona (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)