1846 – Born on the 30th of November in Utah, Alabama, United States.
1868 – He was appointed to the United States Military Academy.
1870 – He was was appointed as second lieutenant in the Marine Corps by the President
of the United States.
1871 – He served at the Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C., United States of America.
1878 – He was promoted as first lieutenant.
1880 – He was ordered to duty on board the Alliance.
1882 – He served at the Marine Barracks, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.
1885 – He was with the Marine battalion sent to the Isthmus of Panama.
1892 – He was promoted as a captain.
1894 – He was attached to the Baltimore as Fleet Marine Officer.
1895 – He was sent to the Marine Barracks, Brooklyn, New York, United States.
1898 – He was on duty with the Marine Battalion of the North Atlantic Fleet.
1899 – He was promoted to major.
– He was ordered to command the Second Battalion of Marines for duty in the Philippines.
– He was promoted to lieutenant colonel.
1903 – He was promoted to Colonel.
– He was appointed Brigadier General Commandant of the Marine Corps on the 3rd of October.
1908 – He was appointed Major General Commandant of the Marine Corps.
1910 – He retired in United States Navy.
1931 – He died on the 4th of November in Washington, D.C., U.S.A.