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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1881

Vol. III
p355
2927

(Born Ill.)

John H. Gardner

(Ap'd Ill.)

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Born Quincy, IL.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, June 14, 1876, to June 11, 1881, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Add. Second Lieut., 8th Cavalry, June 11, 1881.

Second Lieut., 9th Cavalry, Aug. 19, 1881.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Bayard, N. M., and Scouting, Sep. 28 to Dec. 3, 1881, — Ft. Riley, Kan., to Mar. 15, 1882, — Ft. Hays, Kan., to June 3, 1882, — Ft. Riley, Kan., to June 25, 1882, — Scouting in Colorado, to Oct. 4, 1882, — Ft. Riley, Kan., to Nov. 9, 1882, — Ft. Garland, Col., to Dec. 2, 1882, — Ft. Riley, Kan., and in the Oklahoma Country (leave of absence, Nov. 14, 1884, to Jan. 15, 1885), to June 11, 1885, — Ft. McKinney, Wy. (leave of absence, Dec. 5, 1886, to Mar. 4, 1887),

(First Lieut., 9th Cavalry, June 15, 1888)

and Campaign against Crow Indians in Montana, to Sep. 11, 1888, — conducting Indians to Tongue River, Mon., to Oct. 2, 1888, — and Ft. Du Chesne, Utah, to Feb. 26, 1890; and in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p352
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Jefferson Barracks, Mo., on recruiting service, from Feb., 1890 until Feb., 1892. — Fort Robinson, Neb., from Feb., 1892 to Sept., 1895. — Fort Washakie, Wyo., from Sept., 1895 to July, 1897. — (Regimental Quartermaster, 9th Cavalry, from July 13, 1897 to June 30, 1898.)

(Captain of Cavalry, 2d Cavalry, June 30, 1898)

— In Department of the Missouri to May, 1898. — In camps at Tampa, Fla., Montauk, N. Y., Huntsville, Ala., to Feb., 1899. — Sailed for Cuba, Feb. 16, 1899. — Cienfuegos, Cuba, from Feb. 21, 1899 to ––––

Vol. V
p328
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: Cienfuegos, Cuba, from Feb. 21, 1899 to May, 1902; Fort Sheridan, Ill., to Dec., 1903; Philippine Islands, to Jan., 1906; Fort Snelling, Minn., to Sept., 1906.

(Major, 1st Cavalry, Sept. 13, 1906)

— At Fort Sam Houston, Tex., to Dec., 1907; Philippine Islands, from Jan., 1907 to –––––.

Vol. VI
p327
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(John Harry Gardner, Born March 3, 1855.)

Military History. —

Major, 1st Cavalry, Sept. 13, 1906

In Philippines, January, 1907, to October, 1908; at Fort Walla Walla, Wash.,to September, 1909; at Boisé Bks., Idaho, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Cavalry, Feb. 29, 1912)

June, 1912.

Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, June 29, 1912,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

At San Francisco, Cal., on recruiting service, July 1, 1912, to

(Colonel, U. S. A., on Retired List, July 9, 1918)

Nov. 13, 1918; at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, in office of Department Inspector, Southern Department, to . . . .

Vol. VII
p184
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1920]

Military History. —

Lieut.‑Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, June 29, 1912,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, July 9, 1918.

At Fort Sam Houston, Tex., in office of Department Inspector, Southern Department, Nov. 13, 1918, to Dec. 20, 1918, when he was relieved from further active duty.

Died, Aug. 4, 1927, at San Francisco, Calif.: Aged 72.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1928.

Buried, San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, CA.


Thayer's Note:

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


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