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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1869

Vol. III
p142
2311

(Born Wis.)

Mason M. Maxon

(Ap'd Wis.)

39

Born Cedar Creek, WI.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1864, to June 15, 1869, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 10th Cavalry, June 15, 1869.

Served: on frontier duty at Camp Supply, I. T., Oct. 7, 1869, to Mar. 8, 1873 (leave of absence, Dec. 28, 1872, to Jan. 22, 1873), — Ft. Sill, I. T., and Ft. Smith, Ark., Apr. 20 to July 15, 1873, — Ft. Griffin, Tex., to Dec. 15, 1873, — Ft. Sill, I. T., to Mar. 21, 1875 (Beaver Creek, Tex., to

(First Lieut., 10th Cavalry, Apr. 24, 1875)

June, 1874, and on leave of absence, Mar. 29 to May 27, 1875), — Ft. McKavett, Tex., May 31 to July 10, 1875, — Ft. Concho, Tex., July 12 to Aug. 19, 1875, — Scouting in Texas, Aug. 19 to Nov. 26, 1875, — Ft. Concho, Tex., Nov. 26, 1875, to July 17, 1876 (leave of absence, to Oct. 25, 1876), — Ft. Concho, Tex., to Aug. 14, 1877, — Scouting in Texas, to Nov., 1877, — Ft. Clark, Tex., to Dec. 29, 1877, — Ft. Concho, Tex., Dec. 29, 1877 (Scouting, Apr. 5 to Oct., 1879), to Dec. 9, 1879, — Inspecting horses, to Mar. 24, 1880, — Scouting, to Nov. 19, 1880, — Ft. Stockton, Tex., to Jan. 19, 1881, — and procuring supplies for Ft. Concho, Tex., to Mar. 5, 1881; on leave of absence, to July 8, 1881; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., to Sep. 6, 1881; and on frontier duty at Ft. Concho, Tex., to Aug. 29, 1882, — (Regimental Quartermaster, Oct. 1, 1881, to Apr. 21, 1887), — Ft. Davis, Tex., to Apr. 1, 1885, — Ft. Whipple Barracks, Ara., to July 13, 1886, — and Ft. Grant, Ara., to Mar. 21, 1887 (on sick leave of absence, to Oct. 4, 1888), — conducting recruits to and at Ft. Grant, Ara., to Dec. 7, 1888, — San Carlos, Ara., to Dec. 22, 1888, — and Ft. Bayard, N. M., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p193
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. —

(Captain of Cavalry, 10th Cavalry, Dec. 25, 1889)

Served: at Fort Bayard, N. M., to March 16, 1890; at Fort Grant, Ariz., to July 3, 1899. — On sick leave until

Retired from Active Service,
for disability in the line of duty, Jan. 14, 1891.

Vol. V
p164
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Retired officer.

(This graduate has had several college details since retirement. Three requests for information were not answered.)

Vol. VI
p144
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Mason Marion Maxon, Born Sept. 9, 1847.)

Military History. —

Capt., 10th Cavalry, Dec. 25, 1889.

Captain, U. S. A., Retired, Jan. 14, 1891,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Assigned to active duty June 21, 1902; Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the following institutions: at University of South Dakota, Vermillion, S. D., June 22, 1902, to Oct. 20, 1903; at University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, Oct. 23, 1903, to Oct. 29, 1904; at Oklahoma State Military Institute, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oct. 31, 1904, to June 24, 1905; at Cincinnati, Ohio, on general recruiting duty, June 26, 1905, to March 16, 1911, when he was relieved from active duty.

Vol. VII
p97
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Capt., 10th Cavalry, Dec. 25, 1889.

Captain, U. S. A., Retired, Jan. 14, 1891,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Vol. VIII
p44
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Capt., Ret., Jan. 14, 1891.

Died, May 28, 1934, at Cincinnati, Ohio: Aged 87.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1935.º

Buried, Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH.


Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Maxon's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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