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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1885

Vol. III

(Born Ten.)

John Little

(Ap'd Ten.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1881, to June 14, 1885, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 24th Infantry, June 14, 1885.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Supply, I. T., Sep. 30, 1885 (leave of absence, Oct. 24, 1887, to Jan. 24, 1888), to May 31, 1888, — Ft. Grant, Ara. (on the Department of Arizona Rifle Team, July 20 to Sep. 19, 1888), to Mar., 1889, — San Carlos, Ara. (leave of absence, June 11 to July 20, 1889, and on the Department of Arizona and the Division of the Pacific Rifle Team, July 29 to Oct. 5, 1889), to Nov. 26, 1889, — and Ft. Grant, Ara., to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: In command of Company H, 24th Infantry, and as Post Adjutant, Fort Grant, Ariz., Jan. 1 to Sept. 1, 1890; with company at Fort Bayard, N. M., Sept. 1, 1890 to Jan. 1, 1891; on college duty at Asheville, N. C., Jan. 1, 1891

(First Lieut. of Infantry, 14th Infantry, March 28, 1892)

to Nov. 1, 1893. — At Vancouver Barracks, Nov. 1, 1893 to Feb., 1894 (as Post Commissary, Feb., 1894 to March, 1895). — Commanding Company E, 14th Infantry, at Tacoma, Wash., during railroad strikes, June and July, 1894; with company, March, 1895 to Jan. 1, 1896; Acting Chief Commissary, Department of the Columbia, Jan. 1 to Feb., 1896, and with company till April, 1896; Aide-de‑camp to Brigadier-General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Zenas R. Bliss, U. S. Army, at San Antonio, Tex., May, 1896 to June, 1897; Acting Adjutant-General, Department of Texas, June to Sept. 1, 1896; at Infantry and Cavalry School, at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Sept. 1, 1897 to April, 1898; attached to 24th Infantry and joined at Chickamauga, Ga., April, 1898; accompanied regiment to Tampa, Fla., May 1, 1898.

(Captain, Staff — Commissary of Subsistence, May 3, 1898)

— Depot and Purchasing Commissary at Camp Alger, Va., from May 16 to Nov. 9, 1898; Acting Chief Commissary, 2d Army Corps, May 20 to July, 1898;

(Major and Commissary of Subsistence, U. S. Volunteers,
by assignment, July 22 to Sept. 13, 1898,
and from Nov. 9, 1898 to Mar. 2, 1899)

 p407  Purchasing and Depot Commissary, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Nov. 15, 1898 to Apr. 18, 1899; Acting Chief Commissary, Department of Puerto Rico, Dec. 23, 1898 to Feb., 1899; Assistant to Purchasing Commissary, in charge of transport branch, New York City, May 14 to Sept. 13, 1898, and from Nov. 9, 1898 to March 2, 1899.

(Honorably discharged from Volunteer Service, March 2, 1899)

Died July 28, 1900, at Governor's Island, N. Y. H., of typhoid fever: Aged 39.

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

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1901, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

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