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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1869

Vol. III
p135
2293

(Born Mich.)

John W. Pullman

(Ap'd Wash.)

21

Born Sacketts Harbor, NY.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1865, to June 15, 1869, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 8th Cavalry, June 15, 1869.

Served: on frontier duty at Camp Toll Gate, Ara., Oct. 23, 1869, to Apr. 6, 1870, — Ft. Wingate, N. M., and Scouting (being engaged in the Fight with Ute Indians at Tierra Amarilla, N. M., May 6, 1872), May 1, 1870, to May 27, 1873 (Acting Regimental Adjutant at Ft. Union, N. M., Jan. 10 to Nov. 16, 1871) — Ft. Union, N. M., June to Nov. 21, 1873,

(First Lieut., 8th Cavalry, Jan. 15, 1873)

(leave of absence, to June 21, 1874), — Ft. Garland, Col., to Jan. 30, 1876 (Scouting in Colorado, July to Nov., 1874), — Ft. Clark, Tex., Apr. to May 25, 1976, — Scouting, May 25 to Sep. 18, 1876 (leave of absence, Sep. 29 to Dec. 4, 1876), — Ft. Clark, Tex., Dec. 4, 1876, to Jan., 1878, — Scouting, to Oct. 2, 1878, — Ft. Clark, Tex., Oct. 2, 1878, to Sep. 2, 1879, — San Felipe, Tex., to Apr. 2, 1880, — and Ft. Clark, Tex., to May 25, 1881; on leave of absence, to Aug. 27, 1881; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., to June 15, 1883; as Professor of Military Science at Allegheny College, Meadville, Pa., July 1, 1883, to Apr. 15,

(Captain, Staff — Assistant Quartermaster, Feb. 27, 1884)

1884; as Post Quartermaster, Ft. Wingate, N. M., Apr. 24 to July 28, 1884, — Assistant to Depot Quartermaster, St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 12, 1884, to Nov. 7, 1885, — Assistant to Chief Quartermaster, Department of Arizona, Nov. 11, 1885, to Oct. 31, 1887, — and Chief Quartermaster of District of New Mexico, Nov. 3, 1887, to Dec. 28, 1888; on leave of absence, to Apr. 26, 1889; as Assistant at the Quartermaster's Depot, Philadelphia, Pa., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p190
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

(John Wesley Pullman)

Military History. — Served: Assistant to Depot Quartermaster, Philadelphia, Pa., to Sept., 1891. — Constructing Quartermaster, Fort Monroe, Va., to May 1, 1897.

(Major, Staff — Quartermaster, Feb. 18, 1897)

— Constructing Quartermaster, at Buffalo, N. Y. (Fort Porter), to April 15, 1898. — Depot Quartermaster, Mobile, Ala., to July 15, 1898. — Quartermaster at Tampa, Fla., to Aug. 15, 1898.

(Lieut.‑Colonel and Chief Quartermaster, U. S. Volunteers,
by assignment, Aug. 10, 1898 to March 2, 1899)

— Ponce, P. R., and Depot and Chief Quartermaster, Department of Puerto Rico, San Juan, P. R., from Aug., 1898 to ––––

Vol. V
p160
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Chief Quartermaster, Department of Puerto Rico, San Juan, P. R., from Aug., 1898 to May, 1899. — On duty at Jeffersonville Depot, Quartermaster's Department, Jeffersonville, Ind., June, 1899 to June, 1901. — Chief Quartermaster, Department of the Missouri, Omaha, Neb., June, 1901 to June, 1903.

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Dept. Quartermaster-General, May 5, 1902)

— On duty in Quartermaster-General's Office, Washington, D. C., June, 1903 to July, 1904.

(Colonel, Assistant Quartermaster-General, June 25, 1904)

— Chief Quartermaster, Department of the East, Governor's Island, N. Y., July 6, 1904 to March 19, 1908. — On duty in Quartermaster-General's Office, Washington, D. C., March 19, 1908 to Feb. 17, 1910.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired Feb. 17, 1910, by operation of law.

Vol. VI
p142
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Feb. 17, 1846.)

Military History. —

Colonel, Assistant Quartermaster-General, June 25, 1904.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Feb. 17, 1910,
By Operation of Law.

Vol. VII
p96
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

p97 Military History: —

Colonel, Assistant Quartermaster-General, June 25, 1904.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Feb. 17, 1910,
By Operation of Law.

Died, Sept. 14, 1922, at Fort Leavenworth, Kans.: Aged 76.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1929.

Buried, Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, Fort Leavenworth, KS.


Thayer's Note:

a Col. Pullman's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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