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Stephen Miller Foote, American army officer. Member Society Army of Santiago de Cuba, Military Order of Carabao, S.A.R., Chi Psi.


Foote, Stephen Miller was born on February 19, 1859 in La Salle, Monroe Company, Michigan, United States. Son of of Henry William and Rebecca (Dunlap) F.


Appointed to the United States Military Academy from Vermont, 1880, graduate 1884. Graduate Artillery School, Fort Monroe, Virginia, 1888, Army War College, Washington, 1913.


Commissioned Second lieutenant 4th Artillery, 1884. First lieutenant 6th Artillery June 17, 1889. Major 3d United States Vol.

Engineers, November 3, 1898. Honorary mustered out volunteer service, May 17, 1899. Captain 6th Artillery, March 2, 1899.

Major Artillery Corps, February 24, 1906. Lieutenant colonel Coast Artillery Corps, March 10, 1909. Colonel, October 5, 1911.

Brigadier general, August 5, 1917. Instructor Artillery School, 1888-1891. With Intercontinental Railway Commission, Central America, 1892.

Military instructor, Vermont Academy, 1895-1897, New York Military Academy, 1897. Aide-de-camp Santiago campaign, 1898. In Philippine campaign, commander battery of artillery acting as infantry, 1899-1901.

Marched with batln. field artillery from Salt Lake City, Utah, to Cheyenne, Wyoming, 500 miles, April 1906. Commanded coast defenses on Pacific, Gulf and Atlantic coasts, 1907-1911. Instructor Army War College, 1913-1914.

Commanded South Atlantic Coast Artillery District, 1915-1916. Commanded Coast Artillery School, coast defenses of Chesapeake Bay and Training Camp for Reserve Officers, 1916-1917. Brigadier general, August 5, 1917.

Commanded 163d Field Artillery Brigade in the United States and France from its organization, August 1917, to demobilization, February 1919. Commanded training center for 155-millimeter guns at Clermont-Ferrand, France, September-December 1918. With the first Army American Expeditionary Force in the Meuse-Argonne offensive, October 12-22, 1918.


Member Society Army of Santiago de Cuba, Military Order of Carabao, S.A.R., Chi Psi. Clubs: Army and Navy, Chevy Chase.


Married Sara Brooke, of Radnor, Pennsylvania, April.

Sara Brooke