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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1872

Vol. III
p196
2440

(Born Mo.)

John W. Wilkinson

(Ap'd Mon.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1868, to June 14, 1872, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 8th Cavalry, June 14, 1872.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Stanton, N. M., Oct., 1872, to July 6, 1875, — Ringgold Barracks, Tex., Sep. 14 to Oct. 1, 1875, — Ft. Brown, Tex., Oct. 7, 1875, to Aug. 13, 1876, — Ft. Lincoln, Dak., Aug. 29, 1876,

(Transferred to 7th Cavalry, June 26, 1876)

to May 1, 1877 (leave of absence, Nov. 20, 1876, to Mar. 10, 1877), —

(First Lieut., 7th Cavalry, Dec. 9, 1876)

Nez Percés Expedition, May 1 to Nov. 20, 1877, being engaged in the Battle of Cañon Creek, Mon., Sep. 13, 1877, — Ft. A. Lincoln, Dak., Nov. 20, 1877, to Aug., 1878, — Scouting and at Bear Butte, Dak., to Nov. 20, 1878, — Ft. A. Lincoln, Dak., Nov. 20, 1878, to June 22, 1882, — Regimental Adjutant, Nov. 30, 1881, to Aug. 14, 1886, — Ft. Meade, Dak., to Aug. 19, 1886, — Ft. Buford, Dak., to Aug. 8, 1887, — and Ft. Meade, Dak., to July 22, 1888; and as Professor of Military Science, University of Ohio, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p223
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

(John William Wilkinson)

Military History. — Served: Professor of Military Science and Tactics, University of Ohio, to Aug. 11, 1890. — With regiment on frontier duty at Fort Sill, Okla., to Nov. 29, 1891.

(Captain of Cavalry, 7th Cavalry, Jan. 30, 1892)

— On sick leave until he

Died, March 22, 1892, at Yuma City, Ariz.: Aged 45.


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