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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1868

Vol. III
p117
2248

(Born Ill.)

John Pope, Jr.

(Ap'd Ill.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1864, p118to June 15, 1868, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 26th Infantry, June 15, 1868.

Served: on frontier duty at Ringgold Barracks, Tex., Oct. 18 to Nov., 1868, — Carrizo, Tex., Nov. 19, 1868, to June, 1869, — Austin, Tex., to

(Unassigned, May 19, 1869)

(Assigned to 1st Artillery, July 14, 1869)

Dec., 1869, — and at headquarters, Fifth Military District, to Jan. 27, 1870; and in garrison at Ft. Delaware, Del., Feb. to Oct., 1870, — Ft. Wood, N. Y., to Nov. 9, 1872, — Key West, Fla., Nov. 15, 1872, to Apr. 13, 1873, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), May 1, 1873, to May 1, 1874, — Ft. Barrancas, Fla., June 29 to Aug. 21, 1874, — Key West, Fla., Sep. 6 to Nov. 22, 1874, — Charleston, S. C., Nov. 28, 1874, to Dec. 8, 1875, — Ft. Adams, R. I., Dec. 12, 1875, to Oct. 1, 1876, — Ft. Preble, Me., Oct. 4‑22, 1876, — Edgefield, S. C., Tallahassee, Fla., and Columbia, S. C., Oct. 25, 1876, to Feb. 3, 1877, — Ft. Preble, Me., Feb., 1877, to Feb. 7, 1878, except while engaged in suppressing Railroad Disturbances in Pennsylvania, July 23 to Oct. 24, 1877, — and at Ft. Adams,

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, Nov. 22, 1877)

R. I. Feb. 9, 1878, to Nov. 14, 1881; on frontier duty at Ft. Canby, Wash., to Sep. 20, 1882, — and Vancouver Barracks, Wash., to Oct. 3, 1884; in garrison at Alcatraz Island, Cal., to Dec. 9, 1884, — Ft. Winfield Scott, Cal., to June 22, 1886, — Benicia Barracks, Cal., to July 20, 1886, — and Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., to Nov. 22, 1887; under instruction at Torpedo School at Willet's Point, N. Y., Dec. 1, 1887, to June 30, 1888; and in garrison at the Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., Sep. 30, 1888, to July 13, 1889, — Ft. Mason, Cal., to Aug. 25, 1889, — and Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p182
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At San Francisco, Cal., to May 8, 1890; at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., to Dec. 4, 1890; on leave to March 3, 1891; garrison duty at Ft. Wadsworth, N. Y. (sick leave Aug. 13, 1895 to Feb. 12, 1896), to Oct. 16, 1896; at Jackson Barracks, La. (at Chickamauga National Park, Ga., Sept. 14 to Dec. 24, 1897), until

Retired from Active Service, with rank of Captain,
for disability in the line of duty, Feb. 10, 1898.

Vol. V
p153
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — On general recruiting service at Springfield, Ill., July 1, 1905 to Nov. 12, 1907.

Died March 27, 1909, at St. Louis, Mo.: Aged 63.

Buried, Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL (?)a


Thayer's Note:

a I'm not certain this is Capt. Pope's grave, but the date, the place, and the military insignia on the tombstone make it very plausible.


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