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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1883

Vol. III

(Born N. Y.)

Alfred B. Jackson​1

(Ap'd Mass.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1879, to June 13, 1883, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 9th Cavalry, June 13, 1883.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Riley, Kan., and in the Oklahoma Country, Oct. 1, 1883, to June 11, 1885, — and on the march to and at Ft. McKinney, Wy., to Oct. 5, 1886; in garrison at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to Aug. 10, 1887; and at the Military Academy as Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Aug. 28, 1887, to –––––.

First Lieut., 9th Cavalry, Feb. 1, 1889.

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

(Alfred Baury Jackson)

Military History. — Served: At U. S. M. A., West Point, N. Y., in  p370 the Department of Mathematics, from 1887 to 1891. — With his regiment at Fort Robinson, Neb., 1891 to Sept., 1896. — (Regimental Quartermaster, Sept., 1896 to 1897). — Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1897.

Died Nov. 19, 1897, at Lincoln, Neb.: Aged 38.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1898, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Buried, St. Mary's Cemetery, Newton Lower Falls, MA.

The Author's Note:

1 Son of Medical Director Samuel Jackson, U. S. Navy.

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