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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1878

Vol. III

(Born Ten.)

John Nelsonº Glass

(Ap'd Ten.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1874, to June 13, 1878, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Additional Second Lieut., 10th Cavalry, June 14, 1878.

Second Lieut., 10th Cavalry, June 25, 1878.

Served: on frontier duty at Camp Grant, Ara., Oct. 20, 1878 (leave of

(Transferred to 6th Cavalry, Aug. 9, 1878)

absence, Jan. 28 to Apr. 29, 1881), and Scouting, to Apr. 14, 1882, being engaged against hostile Indians, Oct. 29, 1879, and Oct. 2 and 4, 1881, — Camp Price, Ara., and Scouting, to June 23, 1882, being engaged against hostile Indians, June 1, 1882, — Ft. Huachuca, Ara., and Scouting (commanding Indian Scouts, June 30 to Sep. 5, 1882), to Nov. 15, 1882, — Ft. Apache, Ara., and Scouting, to June 11, 1884, — Ft. Wingate, N. M. (leave of absence, Nov. 16, 1884, to Feb. 14, 1885), to May 6, 1885, —

(First Lieut., 6th Cavalry, Mar. 20, 1885)

Ft. Bayard, N. M., and Scouting (under sentence of a Court Martial, June 6 to Sep. 29, 1886), to Mar. 15, 1887 (leave of absence, to Sep. 3, 1887), — and Ft. Union, N. M., and Scouting, to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: At Ft. Washakie, Wyo., to Aug. 15, 1892.

Killed Aug. 15, 1892, by being thrown from his horse,
at Fort Washakie, Wyo.: Aged 39.

Obituary notice in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1893.º

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

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