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army officer

Cornelius Gardener, Dutch army officer. Served in Indian wars, 1874-1880.

Background

Gardener, Cornelius was born on September 4, 1849 in in Netherlands. Son of Review Wynand and Barendina (Visser) Gardener.

Education

Graduate Holland (Michigan) Academy, 1865. Student Hope College, 1865-1866 (A.M., 1892). Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1873.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant 19th Infantry, June 13, 1873. First lieutenant, June 19, 1879. Captain, February 24, 1891.

Colonel 31st Michigan Infantry, May 11, 1898. Honorary mustered out of volunteer service, May 17, 1899. Colonel 30th United States.V. Infantry, July 5, 1899.

Honorary discharge, April 3, 1901. Major 13th United States Infantry, September 16, 1899. Lieutenant colonel, 21st Infantry, February 18, 1903.

Colonel 16th Infantry, December 26, 1905.

Membership

Served in Indian wars, 1874-1880.

Connections

Married Bessie E. Patton, October 1901.

father:
Review Wynand Gardener

mother:
Barendina (Visser) Gardener

spouse:
Bessie E. Patton