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EDGAR JADWIN - (1865-dead) - Army Engineer, Born Honesdale,
Pa. Graduated Westpoint (1890), and at U.S. Engineer
School of Application (1893). Had charge of enlargement of
Ellis Island, New York Harbor (1890-91), river and harbor
and fortification work in the Wilmington (N.C.) District,
and OCE (1895-98). During Spanish-American War, was 
Lt.Colonel in the command of 3rd battalion of the regiment
at Matanzas, the first battalion sent to Cuba (1898) to
effect the transfer of sovereignty and for temporary
occupation. Various construction and river and harbor
assignments and (1907-11) particiipated in the construction
of the Panama Canal. At outbreak of World War I, was in
charge of construction and operation of locks and dams in
the Ohio, Monongahela and Allegheny rivers. Organized and
took to France the 15th cavalry engineers, first regiment
of a foreign power permitted to land in England since the
days of William the Conqueror. Was in immediate charge of
the great construction program of army in France, with
160,000 men under his command. Received Distinguished
Service Medal, British Order of Companion of the Bath, and
French Commander of the Legion of Honor. After war, was
engineer of the 8th Corps Area, and Division Engineer of 
the southeast division.