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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1883

Vol. III

(Born Pa.)

John H. Shollenberger

(Ap'd Pa.)


Born May 24, 1859, Hamburg, PA.​a

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., 10th Infantry, June 13, 1883.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Wayne, Mich., Sep. 30, 1883, to June 2, 1884; and on frontier duty at Ft. Lyon, Col., to Oct. 15, 1888, — and Ft.

(First Lieut., 10th Infantry, Aug. 23, 1888)

Union, N. M., to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: At Fort Union, N. M., to May 15, 1891; at Fort Wingate, N. M., to Oct. 2, 1891; at San Diego Barracks, Cal., to Oct. 5, 1894; (Regimental Quartermaster, Oct. 30, 1894 to April 26, 1898); at Fort Sill, Okla., to Nov. 19, 1894; at Fort Reno, Okla.,

(Captain of Infantry, 10th Infantry, April 26, 1898)

to Oct., 1898; with regiment at Huntsville, Ala., to Dec., 1898; at Havana, Cuba, to March, 1899; at Matanzas, Cuba (Regimental Quartermaster, Sept. 27, 1899 to –––––), to ––––

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

Military History. — Served: Commanding 3d Battalion, 10th Infantry, to April 5, 1899; at Matanzas, Cuba, commanding 2d Battalion, 10th Infantry, from April 6, 1899 to July 19, 1899; commanding Company A, 10th Infantry, from April 6 to Sept. 27, 1899; commanding 3d Battalion, 10th Infantry, from July 20 to Sept. 11, 1899; on leave of absence for one month, extended 21 days, to Dec. 6, 1899; detailed Post and Constructing Quartermaster, July 18, 1900; relieved Feb. 15, 1901; sick in quarters, Sept. 3 to 19, 1901; Quartermaster at Fort Crook, Neb., from March 9, 1901 to March 5,  p348 1902; Commissary at Fort Crook, Neb., from March 17, 1901 to April 17, 1901; Officer in charge of prisoners, from May 1, 1901 to March 5, 1902; on leave of absence two days, to June 1, 1901; commanding Fort Crook, Neb., June 25 to 27, 1901; Summary Court, from Sept. 10, 1901 to Jan. 16, 1902; on detached service at Fort Crook, Neb.; authorized to remain at Fort Crook, Neb., to turn over public property; on D. S., en route to join regiment, having completed transfer of public property at Fort Crook, Neb.; joined post, Iligan, P. I., May 18, 1902, from D. S. at Fort Crook, Neb.; on D. S. at Surigao, Cebu and Dapitan, P. I., from May 29, 1902 to June 10, 1902; relieved as Regimental Quartermaster and assigned to temporary command of Company C, 10th Infantry, June 10, 1902.

Died at Iligan, P. I., July 4, 1902,
from gun‑shot wound inflicted by himself: Aged 43.

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. Shollenberger's birth data are from his AOG obituary.

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