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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1871

Vol. III
p180
2402

(Born O.)

John McA. Webster1

(Ap'd O.)

33

Born Steubenville, OH.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1866, to June 12, 1871, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 22d Infantry, June 12, 1871.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Randall, Dak., Nov. 29 to Dec. 11, 1871, — Ft. Sully, Dak., Dec. 15, 1871, to July 12, 1872, — Yellowstone Expedition, to Oct. 3, 1872, — Ft. Sully, Dak., to Mar. 12, 1873, — conducting prisoners to Stillwater, Min., to Aug. 26, 1872, — Ft. Sully, Dak., to May 21, 1873, — Yellowstone Expedition, to Oct. 5, 1873, — and Ft. Sully, Dak., to July, 1874; in garrison at Ft. Mackinac, Mich., July 19, 1874, to Aug. 19, 1877 (sick leave of absence, May 7, 1874 to Jan. 30, 1875, and Aug. 15, 1876, to Aug. 19, 1877); in suppressing Railroad Disturbances in Pennsylvania, to Oct. 22, 1877; in garrison at Ft. Mackinac, p181Mich., Oct. 22, 1877, to May 14, 1879, — Ft. Gibson, I. T., to Sep. 29,

(First Lieut., 22d Infantry, Mar. 4, 1879)

1879, — Ft. McKavett, Tex., to July 24, 1880 (leave of absence, to Nov. 24, 1880), Ft. Clark, Tex., to Feb. 18, 1881, — Ft. Duncan, Tex., to Dec. 11, 1881, — Ft. Clark, Tex., to Nov. 16, 1882, — Ft. Lyon, Col., to Aug. 27, 1884, — Regimental Adjutant, May 22 to Aug. 31, 1884, and Quartermaster, Sep. 1, 1884, to May 23, 1888, — Ft. Lewis, Col., Aug. 27, 1884, to May 31, 1888, — and Ft. Keogh, Mon., to Aug. 2, 1889; and on Recruiting Service Oct. 10, 1889, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p213
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: On recruiting service to Oct. 12, 1891;

(Captain of Infantry, 22d Infantry, April 18, 1891)

garrison duty at Fort Yates, N. D., to Dec., 1891; at Fort Keogh, Mont., to Aug. 10, 1895; on sick leave to Aug. 13, 1896; sick at Fort Crook, Neb., to April 3, 1897; on sick leave to Oct., 1898; and on recruiting service at Pittsburg, Pa., until

Retired from Active Service, at his own request, Dec. 20, 1898.

Vol. V
p184
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — U. S. Indian Agent, Colville Indian Agency, Washington, June 18, 1904 to Dec. 4, 1908, station Fort Spokane, Miles P. O., Washington. — Superintendent and Special Disbursing Agent, Colville Indian Agency, Dec. 5, 1908 to –––––. Vice Secretary and Member Board of Civil Service Examiners for Indian Irrigation and Allotment Service, Fort Spokane, Wash., Jan. 28, 1909 to –––––. Member G. A. R., Henry C. Pratt Post, Mackinac Island, Mich., and of District of Columbia Commandery, M. O. L. L., U. S. — Member National Geographic Society, Washington, D. C., and of Washington State Historical Society.

Vol. VI
p165
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(John McAdams Webster, Born Jan. 22, 1849.)

Military History. —

Captain, 22d Infantry, April 18, 1891.

Captain, U. S. A., Retired, Dec. 20, 1898,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Vol. VII
p106
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Captain, U. S. A., Retired, Dec. 20, 1898,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Died, Oct. 16, 1921, at Mackinac Island, Mich.: Aged 72.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1931, for an obituary notice.º

Buried, Protestant Cemetery, Mackinac Island, MI.


The Author's Note:º

1 Son of Colonel George Penney Webster, 98th Ohio Volunteers, who was killed in Battle of Perryville, Kentucky, Oct. 8, 1862.


Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Webster's birth data are from his AOG obituary.


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