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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1870

Vol. III
p164
2365

(Born Vt.)

John Conline1

(Ap'd Ga.)

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Born Rutland, VT.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 9, 1863,º to June 15, 1870, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 9th Cavalry, June 15, 1870.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Stockton, Tex., Oct. 10, 1871, to Nov. 15, 1873 (conducting prisoners to Baton Rouge, La., Jan. 16 to Apr. 10, 1872, and on leave of absence, Feb. 22 to Aug. 22, 1873). — Ft. McKavett, Tex., Nov. 26, 1873, to Jan. 29, 1874, — Ft. Concho, Tex., to Aug. 23, 1874, — on Expedition to Indian Territory, to Nov. 27, 1874, — on temporary duty at headquarters, Department of Texas, Dec. 24, 1874, p165to Feb. 1, 1875, — Ft. Clark, Tex., Feb. 14 to Dec. 27, 1876, — Ft. Garland,

(First Lieut., 9th Cavalry, Nov. 15, 1875)

Col., Jan. 27, 1876, to Apr. 3, 1877 (leave of absence, July 11 to Sep. 4, 1876), — Los Pinos Indian Agency, Apr. 3 to June 16, 1877, — Ft. Bayard, N. M., July 25 to Sep. 18, 1877, — and Ft. Union, N. M., to Oct. 2, 1877; in U. S. Insane Asylum, Washington, D. C., Oct. 23 to Dec. 14, 1877; before Retiring Board, to Dec. 31, 1877; awaiting orders, to Feb. 5, 1878; and on sick leave of absence, Feb. 5 to Aug. 20, 1878; in arrest at Ft. Bayard, N. M., Aug. 20, 1878, to Feb. 8, 1879; on frontier duty at Ft. Selden, N. M., to June 12, 1879, — Ojo Caliente, N. M., to July 23, 1879, — Ft. Union, N. M., to Jan. 1, 1880, — Scouting, to Oct. 12, 1880, being engaged with hostile Indians in the Sacramento and San Andres Mountains, N. M., Feb. 28 and Apr. 5 and 7‑8, 1880, — Ft. Stanton, N. M., to Feb. 26, 1881, — and Scouting, to Apr. 12, 1881; absent sick, to July 27, 1885; on frontier duty at Ft. Niobrara, Neb., to

(Captain, 9th Cavalry, Feb. 11, 1887)

Mar. 18, 1887; on leave of absence, to June 18, 1887; and on frontier duty at Ft. Robinson, Neb., to June 5, 1888, and Ft. Du Chesne, Utah, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p204
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Garrison duty at Fort Du Chesne, Utah T.,

(Brevet Captain, Feb. 27, 1890, for gallant services in action against Indians in the San Andreas Mountains, N. M., April 7, 1880)

p205 commanding troop to May, 1890. — On leave of absence awaiting retirement to Feb. 25, 1891.

Retired from Active Service, for disability in the line of duty,
Feb. 25, 1891.

— Residence, Detroit, Mich.

Civil History. — In charge of the "Pingree Potato Farms," in Detroit, 1896. — Police Commissioner of Detroit, Mich., 1896‑1900. — Author of Recollections of the Battle of Antietam and the Maryland Campaign. — Member of the military order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Michigan Commandery.

Vol. V
p176
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — In charge of the "Pingree Potato Farms," in Detroit, 1896. — Police Commissioner of Detroit, Mich., 1896‑1900. — Member of the Association of Graduates of U. S. Military Academy, West Point, N. Y.; and Michigan Sovereign Consistory, A. A. S. R. 32°, Valley of Detroit. — Residence, Detroit, Mich.

Vol. VI
p156
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Feb. 9, 1844.)

Military History. —

Captain, 9th Cavalry, Feb. 11, 1887.

Captain, U. S. A., Retired, Feb. 25, 1891,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Major, U. S. A., Retired, April 23, 1904,
Act of April 23, 1904.

Died, Oct. 16, 1916, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 72.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1917.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


The Author's Note:

1 John Conline, before becoming a Cadet, served as a Private of Vermont Volunteers, May 2 to Aug. 15, 1861, and Mar. 1, 1862, to Sep. 5, 1863, being engaged in the various battles and operations of the Army of the Potomac in the Virginia, Peninsular, Maryland, Rappahannock, and Pennsylvania Campaigns.


Thayer's Note:

a Maj. Conline's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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