Edwin Simpson Hartshorn Edit Profile
Student Hudson River Institute, Claverack, New York, 1889-1893. Honor graduated from Army School of the Line, 1913. Graduated from Army Staff College, 1914, Field Artillery School, 1922, Army War College, 1923.
Served in Spanish-American War as First lieutenant 201st New York Volunteer Infantry, later captain, 1898-1899. In Philippine Insurrection as First lieutenant 27th United States Infantry, 1899-1901. Entered regular United States Army as Second lieutenant infantry, February 2, 1901.
Advanced through grades to brig, general, December 26, 1935. Served in Pulajan Insurrection, 1904. Lieutenant colonel and colonel General Staff, World War I.
On War Department General Staff, 1917-1921, 1924-1928, chief of staff, 9th Corps Area, 1930-1934. Executive for Reserve Affairs, War Department, 1935-1938. Retired from active service, November 30, 1938.
God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.
Served in Spanish-American War as First lieutenant 201st New York Volunteer Infantry, later captain, 1898-1899. Member 7th Regiment NGNY Veterans Association, Society Foreign Wars, Military Order Carabao, Order Founders and Patriots American, Society Colonial Wars, S.A.R. Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington).
Compiler several genealogies.
Married Sallie Jamison Kirtland, May 16, 1908 (died June 4, 1960). Children: Brigadier General Edwin Simpson, Betty Carter (Mistress Robert Bruce Davenport).