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 Edmund Cooper Bainbridge
Colonel, United States Army
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Edmund Cooper Bainbridge of Virginia
Appointed from New York, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1852 (20)
Brevet Second Lieutenant, 3rd U. S. Artillery, 1 July 1856
Second Lieutenant, 4th U. S. Artillery, 31 October 1856
First Lieutenant, 2 November 1859
Transferred to the 5th U. S. Artillery, 14 May 1861
Captain, Assistant Quartermaster, 3 August 1861
Captain, 5th U. S. Artillery, 30 August 1862
Major, ADC, U. S. Volunteers, 3 September 1861
Honorably mustered out of the volunteer service, 1 July 1866
Major, 1st U. S. Artillery, 6 March 1882
Transferred to the 3rd U. S. Artillery, 1 May 1882
Lieutenant Colonel, 22 May 1891
Colonel, 12 February 1895
Brevetted Major and Lieutenant Colonel, 13 March 1865 for faithful and meritorious service during the war
Retired 30 April 1897
Died 1 April 1903
COLONEL E. C. BAINBRIDGE

WASHINGTON, April 1, 1903 - Colonel Edmund C. Bainbridge, a retired officer of the Army, died today at his residence in this city from heart trouble and complications incident to old age.

Colonel Bainbridge was born in Virginia and appointed to the Military Academy from New York July 1, 1852.  On his graduation he was appointed Second Lieutenant of the Fourth Artillery, and served with great credit during the Civil War, first in the Fifth Artillery, then in the Quartermaster's Department, and next in the volunteer establishment, where he held the rank of Major.  He was brevetted Lieutenant Colonel in March 1865 for distinguished service.  After the Civil War he served as Major in the First and Third Artillery and as Lieuenant Colonel and Colonel of the Third Artillery, reaching the last-named grade in February 1895.  He was retired in April 1897.


BAINBRIDGE, E C
United States Army
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 04/01/1903
DATE OF INTERMENT: 04/01/1903
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 570WS
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BAINBRIDGE, ASPASIA P
DATE OF DEATH: 03/28/1898
DATE OF INTERMENT: 03/28/1898
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 570
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BAINBRIDGE, ASPASIE W/O E C
DATE OF DEATH: 03/28/1898
DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT: SECTION ES  SITE 570
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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Posted: 14 December 2004  Updated: 24 July 2005
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EC Bainbridge Gravesite PHOTO

Photo By M. R. Patterson, 3 December 2004