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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1849

Vol. II
p383
1422

(Born Mas.)

John Kellogg

(Ap'd Mas.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1849.

Served: in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1849‑50; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1850, — and Pawnee Fork, 1850; in garrison

(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, Sep. 7, 1850)

at Ft. Preble, Me., 1850‑52, — Ft. Sullivan, Me., 1852‑53, — Ft.

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Dec. 24, 1853, to May 14, 1861)

Snelling, Min., 1853‑54, — and Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1854; on frontier duty at San Francisco, Cal., 1854, — Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1854, — Ft. Dalles, Or., 1854, — Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1854‑55, — Benicia, Cal., 1855, — Quartermaster and Commissary Depot, San Diego, Cal., 1855‑57, — Benicia, Cal., 1857‑58, — conducting Recruits to California, 1858, — Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1858‑59, — Ft. Dalles, Or., 1859, — San Juan Island, Wash., 1859, — Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1859‑60, — Expedition against Snake Indians, being engaged in a Skirmish near Harney Lake, Or., May 24, 1860, — Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1860‑61, — and San Francisco

(Captain, Staff — Commissary of Subsistence, Aug. 3, 1861)

Harbor, Cal., 1861; and as Adjutant, 3d Artillery, June 17 to Sep. 17, 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑65: in command of his Regiment at San Francisco, Cal., Sep. 12 to Nov. 8, 1861;

(Colonel, 5th California Volunteers, Sep. 12 to Nov. 8, 1861)

as Commissary at San Francisco Depot, Cal., Nov. 8, 1861, to July 2,

(Major, Staff — Commissary of Subsistence, June 29, 1864)

1864; and as Chief Commissary of Subsistence of the Middle Department during Operations in Shenandoah Valley, Aug. 19, 1864, to Apr. 25, 1865, with the rank of Lieut.‑Colonel of Volunteers, from Sep. 21, 1864.

Died, Apr. 25, 1865, at Ft. Monroe, Va.: Aged 39.


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