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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1879

Vol. III
p325
2818

(Born Miss.)

Frank Beallº Jones

(Ap'd Miss.)

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Born Hernando, MS.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1875, to June 13, 1879, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 22d Infantry, June 13, 1879.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, I. T., Sep. 30 to Oct. 4, 1879, — Ute Expedition, to Jan. 23, 1880, — San Antonio, Tex., to Feb., 1880, — Ft. Clark, Tex., to Nov. 16, 1882, — Ft. Lewis, Col., to Dec. 6, 1885, — Ft. Apache, Ara., in connection with Indian affairs, to Oct. 28, 1886, — Ft. Lewis, Col., to Feb. 14, 1888, — Ft. Lyon, Col., to June 1, 1888, — and

(First Lieut., 22d Infantry, Jan. 1, 1888)

Ft. Keogh, Mon., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p321
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: (Regimental Adjutant, Jan. 16, 1892 to Jan. 16, 1896) At Fort Keogh, Mont., to Jan. 6, 1896; on leave

(Captain of Infantry, 22d Infantry, May 1, 1896)

to June 5, 1896; garrison duty at Fort Crook, Neb., to April 18, 1898; with regiment en route to and at Tampa, Fla., to June 14, 1898. — In the campaign against Santiago de Cuba until wounded at the battle of El Caney, Cuba, July 1, 1898; on sick leave to Sept. 10, 1898; with regiment at Fort Crook, Neb., to Jan. 27, 1899. — En route to and in the Philippines to March 18, 1899, when wounded in the action near Pasig City, P. I.; sick in hospital to May, 1899; with regiment in Philippines to Nov., 1899; en route to U. S. to Dec. 28, 1899; on recruiting service at Macon, Ga., Jan. 10, 1900 to ––––

Vol. V
p300
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Unknown, no information having been received.

(Transferred to 17th Infantry, July 20, 1901)

(Major, 9th Infantry, July 26, 1901)

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 19th Infantry, Oct. 4, 1907)

(A. G., by detail, Oct. 28, 1908)

Vol. VI
p283
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Jan. 1, 1856.)

Military History. —

Captain, 22d Infantry, May 1, 1896.

At Macon, Ga., on recruiting service, Jan. 10, 1900, to

(Transferred to 17th Infantry, July 20, 1901)

(Major, 9th Infantry, July 26, 1901)

May 14, 1902; at Madison Bks., N. Y., with 9th Infantry, May 15, 1902, to Aug. 26, 1904; at Manassas, Va., commanding 3rd Battalion, 9th Infantry, Aug. 27 to Sep. 16, 1904; inspecting Militia and commanding 3rd Battalion to May 1, 1905; en route with regiment to Philippines, to June 8, 1905; at Camp Daraga, P. I., commanding 3rd Battalion, to Sept. 1, 1907; en route to U. S. and on leave of absence to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 19th Infantry, Oct. 4, 1907)

Nov. 3, 1907; at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, on detached service, to Nov. 27, 1907; at Fort Bliss, Texas, to June 15, 1908; at Leon Springs, Texas, with regiment, to July 30, 1908; at Fort Bliss to

(Adjutant-General, by Detail, Oct. 28, 1908)

Nov. 11, 1908; at Atlanta, Ga., Adjutant-General, Department of the Gulf, Nov. 14, 1908, to June 26, 1910; at Chickamauga Park, Ga., Adjutant-General, Maneuver Camp, June 27 to July 31, 1910; at Atlanta, Ga., Adjutant-General, Department of the Gulf, Aug. 1, 1910, to June 20, 1911, when he was relieved from detail in the Adjutant-General's Department;

 p284  (Colonel, 15th Infantry, June 21, 1911)

on leave of absence and en route to Fort Douglas, Utah, June 21 to Aug. 20, 1911; at Fort Douglas, commanding regiment, Aug. 21, to Sept. 12, 1911; sick Sept. 13 to Nov. 13, 1911; at Hot Springs, Ark., sick in Army and Navy General Hospital, Nov. 15, 1911, to Feb. 18, 1912; at Fort Douglas on temporary duty, Feb. 20 to March 1, 1912; en route to Tientsin, China, March 2 to April 25, 1912; at Tientsin, commanding regiment, April 25, 1912, to

(Transferred to 8th Infantry, July 1, 1913)

Aug. 3, 1913; en route to Philippines and awaiting transportation at Nagasaki, Japan, Aug. 4 to Oct. 1, 1913; at Camp Keithley, P. I., Oct. 7 to Nov. 1, 1913; at Manila, commanding regiment, Nov. 7, 1913, to

(Assigned to 7th Infantry, Feb. 10, 1915)

Feb. 15, 1915; en route to U. S. and on leave of absence, Feb. 16 to May 1, 1915; at Galveston, Texas, with 5th Brigade, 2nd Division, May 2 to Sept. 22, 1915; at El Paso, Texas, commanding regiment, Sept. 25 to Oct. 29, 1915; at Douglas, Arizona, commanding regiment, Oct. 30 to Nov. 26, 1915; at Nogales, Arizona, commanding regiment, Nov. 27 to Dec. 11, 1915; at Fort Bliss, Texas, commanding regiment, Dec. 12 to 27, 1915; at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., taking Field Officers' Course, Army Service Schools, Dec. 29, 1915, to April 4, 1916; at Fort Bliss, Texas, commanding regiment, April 6, 1916, to May 28, 1917; at Gettysburg National Park, commanding U. S. troops, May 29 to Nov. 2, 1917; at Camp Greene, N. C., commanding regiment, Nov. 4, 1917, to Jan. 31, 1918;

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Feb. 1, 1918,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Vol. VII
p164
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Feb. 1, 1918,
At His Own Request, After Over 40 Years' Service.

Awarded Silver Star and cited "for gallantry in action against insurgent forces at Taguig, Luzon, P. I., Mar. 18, 1899."

Died, Aug. 10, 1929, at Coronado, Calif.: Aged 73.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1930.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

a Col. Jones's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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