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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1875

Vol. III
p242
2561

(Born La.)

John M. Baldwin

(Ap'd La.)

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Born Aug. 3, 1854, New Orleans, LA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1871, to June 16, 1875, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 5th Artillery, June 16, 1875.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., Sep. 30 to Dec. 1, 1875, — Ft. Barrancas, Fla., Dec. 14, 1875, to Apr. 15, 1876, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), May 1 to Oct. 21, 1876, — Summerville, S. C., to Nov. 17, 1876, — Washington Arsenal, D. C., Nov. 19, 1876, to Feb. 5, 1877, — and Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), Feb. 5, 1877, to May 1, 1878; on delay, May 1 to June 4, 1878; in garrison at Key West, Fla., June 4 to Aug. 22, 1878, — Ft. Jefferson, Fla., Aug. 22 to Sep. 4, 1878, — and Jackson Barracks, La., Sep. 16 to Oct. 21, 1878, — in charge of Subsistence Depot, Jackson Barracks and New Orleans, La., Oct. 21 to Dec., 1878; as Purchasing and Depot Commissary at New Orleans, La., to Jan., 1880; in garrison at Key West Barracks, Fla., to Feb. 26, 1880, — Atlanta, Ga., to June 21, 1880, — and Newport Barracks, Ky., to Jan. 21, 1881; as Aide-de‑Camp to Bvt. Maj.‑

(First Lieut., 5th Artillery, June 26, 1882)

General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Hunt, Jan. 21, 1881, to Mar. 3, 1883, being Acting Judge-Advocate of the Department of the South, Jan. 16 to Sep. 18, 1882, Acting Asst. Inspector-General, Sep. 18, 1882, to Mar. 3, 1883, and Acting Ordnance Officer, Nov. 18, 1882, to Mar. 3, 1883; in garrison at Ft. Schuyler, N. Y., Mar. 28‑30, 1883; and on leave of absence, to Mar. 30, 1884.

Resigned, Mar. 30, 1884.

Civil History. — Counselor at Law, New Orleans, La., since 1886.

Vol. IV
p254
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Died Sept. 25, 1895, at New York, N. Y.: Aged 41.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1896, for an obituary notice.

Buried, Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, LA.


Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Baldwin's date of birth is from his tombstone, q.v.; his birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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