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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1881

Vol. III
p354
2926

(Born Va.)

John H. Wills

(Ap'd Mo.)

48

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

Add. Second Lieut., 22d Infantry, June 11, 1881.

Second Lieut., 22d Infantry, June 30, 1881.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Clark, Tex., Sep. 29 to Oct., 1881, — Ft. McIntosh, Tex., to Dec. 4, 1881, — Ft. Duncan, Tex., to Nov. 16, 1882, — Ft. Lewis, Col., to May 31, 1888, — and Ft. Keogh, Mon., to [image ALT: an underscored blank].

Vol. IV
p351
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. —

(1st Lieut. of Infantry, 12th Infantry, Dec. 29, 1890)

(Transferred to 22d Infantry, July 20, 1891)

p352 Served: At Fort Keogh, Mont., Fort Abraham Lincoln, N. D., Fort Yates, N. D., to Aug., 1891. — Professor of Military Science and Tactics, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical College, Auburn, Ala., Aug., 1891 to 1895. — Sick leave of absence to Feb. 16, 1896.

Died Feb. 16, 1896, at Asheville, N. C.: Aged 37.

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

Buried, Pine Hill Cemetery, Auburn, AL.


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