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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1877

Vol. III

(Born Mo.)

John J. Haden

(Ap'd Tex.)


John January Haden: Born May 9, 1853, Howard County, MO.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1873, to June 14, 1877, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, June 15, 1877.

Served: on leave of absence and awaiting orders, June 15 to Dec. 17, 1877; joining regiment, Dec. 17, 1877, to Feb. 6, 1878; on frontier duty at Camp Verde, Ara., Feb. 6 to June 14, 1878, — on Bannock Campaign, to Sep. 20, 1878, — Ft. Vancouver, Wash., to Nov., 1878, — Ft. Yuma, Cal., Nov. 11, 1878, to June 24, 1879, — San Diego Barracks, Cal., to May 21, 1881 (leave of absence, to Sep. 21, 1881), — and Ft. Grant, Ara., to Nov. 15, 1881; as Professor of Military Science and Tactics, University of Missouri, to July 1, 1885; on leave of absence, to July 31, 1885;

(First Lieut., 8th Infantry, Apr. 8, 1885)

and on frontier duty at Ft. McDermitt, Nev., to Aug. 1, 1886, — Ft. Grant, Ara., and Geronimo Campaign, to Nov. 25, 1886, — Ft. Robinson, Neb., to Aug. 8, 1887, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to Feb. 2, 1889 (sick leave of absence, to Aug. 5, 1889), — and Ft. Robinson, Neb., to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: On frontier duty at Fort Robinson, Neb., to Oct., 1890. — On recruiting duty at Columbus Barracks, O., to Oct., 1892. — Leave of absence to Nov., 1892. — On frontier duty at Fort Robinson, Neb., to March, 1893. — (Regimental Quartermaster, 8th Infantry, Fort McKinney, Wyo., to Sept. 16, 1893.) — On leave of absence to Sept., 1893.

(Captain of Infantry, 8th Infantry, Sept. 16, 1893)

— Fort Niobrara, Neb., to June, 1893. — On leave of absence in Europe  p278 to Nov. 1, 1895. — On frontier duty at Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo., to Aug. 27, 1896.

Retired from Active Service, for disability in the line of duty,
Aug. 27, 1896.

— Post-office address, Cocoanut Grove, Dade County, Fla.

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

Military History. — Retired officer.

Died Jan. 30, 1902, at Cocoanut Grove, Fla.: Aged 50.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1903, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Haden's full name and birth data are from his AOG obituary.

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