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Indiana authors and their books 1917-1966.
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ROOT, EDWIN ALVIN: 1860-

Edwin Alvin Root was born in Indiana on Dec. 9, 1860. He graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1883; Infantry and Cavalry School, 1889; and the Army War College, 1906. He was commissioned a second lieutenant on June 13, 1883, and subsequently held various Army unit posts. Root was an instructor in engineering at the Infantry and Cavalry School, 1890-95, and later served as an engineer and judge advocate in Puerto Rico , the Philippine Islands, and the United States.

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