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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1867

Vol. III

(Born Pa.)

John C. Mallery

(Ap'd Ala.)


Born Philadelphia, PA.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 16, 1863, to June 17, 1867, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, June 17, 1867.

First Lieut., Corps of Engineers, June 17, 1867.

Served: as Assistant Engineer on the Geodetic Survey of the Northern Lakes, Aug., 1867, to Oct., 1869 (leave of absence, Dec. 20, 1867, to Apr. 5, 1868); at the Military Academy, as Assistant Professor of Engineering and Assistant Instructor of Practical Military Engineering, Oct. 16, 1869, to Aug. 30, 1874, and on duty with Engineer Company at West Point, N. Y., Jan. 23, 1871, to Oct. 29, 1873 (leave of absence in Europe, June 8 to Nov. 30, 1872); as Chief Engineer of the Department of California and Division of the Pacific, Oct. 24, 1874, to May 31, 1878 (leave of absence in Europe, Oct. 2, 1877, to March 14, 1878, and on temporary duty with the Commissioner of Education in connection with the Paris Exposition, Mar. 15, 1878, to June 10, 1878); on duty with Board of Commissioners to determine the Boundary Line between the States of Virginia and West Virginia, June 10 to July 10, 1878; with Engineer Battalion at Willet's Point, N. Y., as Adjutant, Treasurer and Acting Signal Officer, July 13, 1878, to Mar. 31, 1880, and in command

(Captain, Corps of Engineers, Mar. 31, 1880)

of Engineer Company, Mar. 31, 1880 (leave of absence, Aug. 23 to  p81 Nov. 23, 1881), to Nov. 23, 1883; and as Engineer of First and Second Light-house Districts, Dec. 1, 1883 (sick leave of absence, Oct. 10, 1884, to May 10, 1885), to May 18, 1885, — of Fourth District, May 19, 1885, to July 7, 1887, — and of Fifth and Sixth Districts, since July 9, 1887.

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

Military History. — Stationed at Baltimore, Md., Engineer 5th and 6th Lighthouse Districts, July 8, 1887 to Nov. 14, 1891.

(Major, Corps of Engineers, Dec. 14, 1891)

— At St. Augustine, Fla., in charge of fortification and river and harbor works in Florida, Nov. 18, 1891 to June 20, 1893. — On leave of absence on account of sickness, June 24, 1893 to Dec. 23, 1894. — Awaiting orders at Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 23, 1894 to Jan. 26, 1895.

Retired from Active Service, Jan. 26, 1895,
under the provisions of Sec. 1251, Revised Statutes.

Civil History. — Unknown.

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

Military History. — Retired officer.

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

(John Conrad Mallery, Born Oct. 11, 1843.)

Military History. —

Major, Corps of Engineers, Dec. 14, 1891.

Major, U. S. A., Retired, Jan. 26, 1895,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Died, Dec. 16, 1912, at New York, N. Y.: Aged 69.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1913.

Thayer's Note:

a Maj. Mallery's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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