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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1875

Vol. III

(Born O.)

James M. Jones

(Ap'd O.)


Born in 1852, Portsmouth, OH.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1871, to June 16, 1875, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, June 16, 1875.

 p244  Served: in garrison at Alcatraz Island, Cal., Sep. 30, 1875, to April 3, 1876, — and Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., Apr. 3 to Aug. 12, 1876; on frontier duty at Camp Robinson, Neb., Aug. 28 to Nov., 1876, — and on Powder River Expedition, to Jan., 1877; in garrison at the Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., to May 26, 1877, — and Yerba Buena Island, Cal., Mar. 26 to July, 1877; on Nez Percés Expedition, July 13 to Nov. 7, 1877; and in garrison at the Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., to Apr. 10, 1878, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), May 1 to Nov. 21, 1878 (sick leave of absence, Nov. 21, 1878, to Feb. 2, 1879), to May 1, 1880, — Fort Point, Cal., to Oct. 1, 1880, — Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., to Nov. 4, 1881, — and Ft. Adams, R. I., to Aug. 27, 1882; at the Military Academy as Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Aug. 28, 1882, to

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Dec. 1, 1883)

Aug. 28, 1884; and in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., to Jan. 2, 1886.

Died, Jan. 2, 1886, at Ft. Adams, R. I.: Aged 34.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1886, for an obituary notice.º

Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Jones's birth data are from his AOG obituary.

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