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 [decorative delimiter] Class of May 6, 1861

Vol. II
p780
1898

(Born Pa.)

John I. Rodgers

(Ap'd Pa.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1856, to May 6, 1861, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, May 6, 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑66: in drilling Volunteers at Washington, D. C., May‑June, 1861; in Operations in

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, May 14, 1861)

Shenandoah Valley, June to Nov., 1861; in command of Company at Ft. Pickens, Fla., Jan. to Sep., 1862, — near New Orleans, La., Sep. to Dec., 1862, — and Baton Rouge, La., Dec., 1862, to Mar., 1863; in Major-General Banks's Operations in Western Louisiana, Apr.‑May, 1863, being engaged in the Combat of Irish Bend, Apr. 13‑14, 1863; sick in hospital, May 13 to June 9, 1863; in command of Battery at the Siege of Port Hudson, La., June 11 to July 8, 1863; on sick leave of absence, Aug. 4 to Sep. 13, 1863; in command of Battery at New Orleans, La., Sep. to Nov., 1863, — Baton Rouge, La., Nov., 1863, to Mar., 1864, — Red River Operations, La., Mar. to May, 1864, — and Morganzia, May‑June, 1864;

(Captain, 2d Artillery, June 11, 1864)

on Recruiting service, Aug.‑Sep., 1864; and at the Military Academy, as Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Oct. 1, 1864, to Aug. 5, 1865.

Served: in command of Company at Cape Disappointment, Wash., Oct., 1865, to June, 1867; on leave of absence, June 6 to Dec. 15, 1867; in garrison at Cape Disappointment, Wash., to Oct., 1870, except while on Courts Martial and Inquiry, May to Nov., 1868, — Point San José, Cal., Oct. 20, 1870, to Jan., 1872, — Alcatraz Island, Cal., to Nov., 1872, — Ft. Macon, N. C., to Jan., 1877 (leave of absence, Aug. 31, 1876, to Jan., 1877), — Columbia, S. C., Jan., 1877, — Washington, D. C., to Apr., 1877, — Ft. McHenry, Md., to Aug., 1877, — and Carlisle Barracks, Pa., to Dec., 1877; in garrison at San Antonio, Tex., Dec. 12, 1877, to Nov. 19, 1878, — Ft. Clark, Tex., Nov. 25, 1878, to Sep. 8, 1879, — San Felipe, Tex., to Dec. 10, 1879, — Ft. Clark, Tex., to Oct. 16, 1880, — Jackson Barracks, La., to June 28, 1881, — Atlanta, Ga., to Oct. 9, 1881, — Yorktown p781Centennial Celebration, to Nov. 2, 1881, — Ft. McHenry, Md., to Dec. 7, 1882, — Washington Barracks, D. C., to Nov. 6, 1883, — Presidio of San

(Major, 1st Artillery, Oct. 2, 1883)

Francisco, Cal., Nov. 28 to Dec. 31, 1883, — Ft. Canby, Wash. (in command), Jan. 9, 1884, to Oct. 5, 1886, — Alcatraz Island, Cal., to Nov. 8, 1887, — and Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., to May 16, 1889; and as Inspector of Artillery Target Practice, Division of the Pacific, since May 16, 1889.

Vol. IV
p124
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Inspector of Artillery, Division of the Pacific and Department of California, from May 16, 1889 to June 4, 1895.

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Artillery, 2d Artillery, Oct. 25, 1894)

— Commanding Fort Schuyler, N. Y., from July 25, 1895 to Nov. 26, 1896. — Artillery Inspector and Ordnance Officer Department of the East from Nov. 28, 1896 to May 8, 1898. — Commanding 5th Artillery from Dec., 1897 to May 12, 1898.

(Colonel of Artillery, 5th Artillery, June 1, 1897)

— Member of Board to select range-finder stations for New York harbor, Feb., 1896. — President of the Board on the Regulation of Sea-Coast Artillery Fire, 1896, and for preparation of Drill Regulations for Coast Artillery United States Army, 1898. — Member of the Board for the location and distribution of the artillery troops, for care and preservation of the modern sea-coast armament and material, the size and location of the garrisons, and the area and site required in each harbor, 1897.

(Brig.‑General, U. S. Volunteers, May 4, 1898)

— On staff of the Major-General commanding the army, as Chief of Artillery, from May 12, 1898. — Organized and equipped, at Tampa, Fla., a siege train of 96 guns and mortars, for service with the army in the field in Cuba and Puerto Rico.

(Honorably discharged from Volunteer Service, Oct. 31, 1898)

— Resumed command of the 5th Artillery, Nov. 30, 1898. — In command of Fort Hamilton, N. Y., from Nov. 30, 1898 to [image ALT: an underscored blank].

Vol. V
p100
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — In command of Fort Hamilton, N. Y., from Dec. 1, 1898 to Oct. 17, 1902.

(Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Oct. 14, 1902.)

Retired from Active Service Oct. 15, 1902.

— Residence, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Vol. VI
p92
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(John Isaac Rodgers, Born Apr. 18, 1839.)

Military History. —

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Oct. 14, 1902.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, Oct. 15, 1902,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

— Residence, Los Angeles, Cal.

Vol. VII
p67
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Oct. 14, 1902.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, Oct. 15, 1902,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Vol. VIII
p36
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History:— Brig.‑Gen., Ret., Oct. 15, 1902.

Died Aug. 8, 1931, at San Francisco, Calif.: Aged 92.


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