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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1866

Vol. III
p79
2154

(Born Md.)

John C. Thompson

(Ap'd Md.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1862, to June 18, 1866, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 3d Cavalry, June 18, 1866.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Craig, N. M., Dec., 1866, to Sep. 21, 1868, — Ft. Union, N. M., Nov. 24, 1868, to May 24, 1870, — Quartermaster,

(First Lieut., 3d Cavalry, July 28, 1868)

3d Cavalry, Dec. 1, 1868, to Oct. 1, 1874, — Camp Halleck, Nev., June 23, 1870, to Feb. 21, 1871, — Acting Regimental Adjutant, Oct., 1870, to Apr., 1871, — Camp Verde, Ara., Mar. 20, 1871, to Jan., 1872, — Ft. McPherson, Neb., Mar. 12, 1872, to July 2, 1874 (leave of absence, Nov. 1, 1872, to May 3, 1873), — and Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., July 3, 1873, to Nov. 2, 1874 (on Big Horn Expedition, Aug. 22 to Sep. 22, 1874); on Mounted Recruiting Service, Nov. 7, 1874, to Sep. 30, 1876; and on frontier duty at Ft. Laramie, Wy., Nov. 3, 1876, to Nov., 1877, — Ft. Sanders, Wy., Nov. 14, 1877, to May 21, 1878 (leave of absence, Jan. 10 to Apr. 28, 1878), — Scouting in Wyoming, May 21 to Dec. 15, 1878, — Ft. Laramie, Wy., Dec. 18, 1878 (Adjutant, 3d Cavalry, Mar. 1 to Aug. 10, 1879), to Sep. 24, 1879, — Ft. McKinney, Wy., to

(Captain, 3d Cavalry, Aug. 10, 1879)

Oct. 6, 1879, — on Utah Expedition, to Oct. 17, 1879, — Ft. Sanders, Wy., to July 6, 1881, — Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., to May 3, 1882, — Scouting in Arizona, to Aug. 10, 1882, — Ft. Huachuca, Ara. (Scouting, Mar. 24 to Apr. 11, 1883), to Aug. 4, 1883, — Jefferson Barracks, Mo. (on leave of absence and temporary duty), to Jan. 11, 1884, — Ft. Grant, Ara., to Oct. 2, 1884, — Ft. Thomas, Ara., to Jan. 13, 1885, — and Ft. Davis, Tex. (Scouting in Indian Territory and Kansas, June 11 to Aug. 31, 1885), to Feb. 18, 1887; and on sick leave of absence, to Aug. 31, 1889.

Died Aug. 31, 1889, at San Antonio, Tex.: Aged 43.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1890, for an obituary notice.º

Buried, San Antonio National Cemetery, San Antonio, TX.


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