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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1881

Vol. III
p352
2918

(Born Ind.)

Jonas A. Emery

(Ap'd Ind.)

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Born Taylor Township, IN.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1877, to  p353 June 11, 1881, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 11th Infantry, June 11, 1881.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Sully, Dak., Sep. 30, 1881, to Nov. 12,

(First Lieut., 11th Infantry, Dec. 8, 1886)

1886; on sick leave of absence, to May 11, 1887; on frontier duty at Ft. Bennett, Dak., to July 28, 1887; and in garrison at Madison Barracks, N. Y., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p349
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Madison Barracks, N. Y. (Regimental Quartermaster, March 12, 1891 to March 12, 1895), to Oct. 10, 1891; at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., to May 4, 1892; at Whipple Barracks, Ariz., to Aug. 25, 1895; Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the Baylor University, Waco, Tex., Aug. 29, 1895

(Captain of Infantry, 11th Infantry, Dec. 16, 1897)

to April 20, 1898; with regiment at Mobile, Ala., and at Tampa, Fla., to July 22, 1898; in Puerto Rico to Sept. 5, 1898; sick and on sick leave to Jan. 4, 1899; garrison duty at Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, to March, 1899; at San Juan, P. R., to April, 1899; at Adjuntas, P. R., to May, 1899; at San Juan, P. R., to Jan., 1900; on leave to March, 1900; garrison at Ponce, P. R., to ––––

Vol. V
p326
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: On leave, to March 29, 1900; garrison at Ponce, P. R., to Aug. 10, 1900; commanding company, March 29, 1900 to Aug. 10, 1900; commanding post of Ponce, P. R., March 29, 1900 to May 4, 1900, and May 31 to June 1; commanding company at post of Mayaguez, P. R., Aug. 10, 1900 to Oct. 6, 1900; marched company from post of Mayaguez, P. R., to Aguadilla, Oct. 6 to 9, 1900; commanding company and sub‑persist of Aguadilla, P. R., Oct. 9, 1900 to Nov. 15, 1900, superintending the Porto Rican'sº first election; marched company from sub‑post of Aguadilla, P. R., to post of Mayaguez, P. R., Nov. 15‑16, 1900; commanding company at post of Mayaguez, P. R., Nov. 16, 1900 to Nov. 27, 1900; commanding company and post of Ponce, P. R., Nov. 28, 1900 to Jan. 13, 1901; commanding company to April 13, 1901; on leave, April 14, 1901 to Aug. 25, 1901; commanding company and post of Ponce, P. R., Aug. 25, 1901 to Nov. 5, 1901; on examining board duty at post of San Juan, P. R., Nov. 5 to 23, 1901; commanding company, Nov. 23, 1901 to Aug. 23, 1902; left post of Ponce, P. R., April 2, 1902; landed at Newport News, Va., April 8, 1902; sailed from San Francisco, Cal., April 21, 1902; landed in Manila, P. I., May 22, 1902; at Sana Misa Barracks, P. I., May 22, 1902 to June 10, 1902; commanding post of Mariveles, P. I., June 11 to 17, 1902; undergoing examination for promotion in Manila, June 17 to 20, 1902; commanding post of Mariveles, June 21 to July 17, 1902; on duty at Cuartel Meisic, P. I., July 17 to 20, 1902; en route to Malabang, P. I., July 20 to 29, 1902; at Malabang, July 29 to Aug. 9, 1902; commanding camp at Mataling Falls, Aug. 9 to 15, 1902.

(Transferred to 16th Infantry, June 18, 1902)

— Sick in hospital at post of Malabang, P. I., Aug. 26 to 28, and at post of Parang, Parang, P. I., Aug. 28 to Sept. 23, 1902.

(Major, 27th Infantry, July 10, 1902)

— At Parang, to Oct. 20, 1902; at post of Malabang, P. I., Oct. 20, 1902 to June 5, 1903; on special inspection duty at Mataling Falls, Dec. 8 to 11, 1902, and at post of Tucuran, P. I., Jan. 12 to 14, 1903; commanding regiment, June 5, 1903, (on board U. S. A. Transport Kilpatrick, changing station to Manila), to June 14, 1903; commanding regiment at Malate Barracks, June 15 to 26, 1903; commanding regiment and post of Cuartel Meisic, June 26 to July 1, 1903; at post, to July 15, 1903; commanding regiment and post, July 15, 1903 to Sept. 1, 1903; on duty at Cuartel Meisic, Sept. 1 to 4, 1903; commanding regiment and post of Cuartel Meisic, Sept. 4 to 11, 1903; at Cuartel Meisic, to Sept. 15, 1903; sailed from Manila, Sept. 15, 1903; landed in San Francisco, Cal., Oct. 11, 1903; on waiting orders, to Nov. 1, 1903; on general recruiting service, Indianapolis, Ind., Nov. 1, 1903 to Nov. 14, 1905; on leave, June 14 to 18, 1904, and March 18 to 20, 1905; at Fort Sheridan, Ill., Nov. 19, 1905 to July 15, 1906; on practice march and maneuvers, Fort Sheridan, Ill., to Fort Benjamin Harrison, Ind., and return, July 15, 1906 to Sept. 27, 1906; at Fort Sheridan, to Oct. 3, 1906; en route to Cuba, in command of a battalion, Oct. 3 to 12, 1906; on duty with regiment in Cuba at Camp Columbia, Oct. 12, 1906 to July 20, 1907; en route to U. S., July 20 to 23, 1907; at Fort Niagara, N. Y., July 23 to Aug. 3, 1907, winning bronze medal on Division of the Atlantic rifle team; at Fort Sheridan, Ill., Aug. 5 to Oct. 20, 1907.

Major, U. S. A., Retired Oct. 20, 1907,
at his own request, over 30 Years' Service.

Vol. VI
p324
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Jonas Aden Emery, Born Nov. 8, 1856.)

Military History. —

Major, 27th Infantry, July 10, 1902

Major, U. S. A., Retired, Oct. 20, 1907,
At His Own Request, After Over 30 Years' Service.

Died, June 17, 1915, at Bloomfield, Ind.: Aged 58

Buried, Grandview Cemetery, Bloomfield, IN.


Thayer's Note:

a Maj. Emery's birthplace is from an obituary in the Bloomfield Democrat, June 24, 1915, as transcribed on several webpages. I have not seen the original.


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