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JOHN BLACK RODMAN ~ WIA SANTIAGO DE CUBA ~ COLONEL
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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1863, to June 15, 1868, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to Second Lieut., 20th Infantry, June 15, 1868.Served: in garrison at Baton Rouge, La., Oct. 1, 1868, to Apr., 1869; in command of detachment of Indian Scouts, at Ft. Abercrombie, Dak. May, 1869, to Sep., 1870; as Aide-de‑Camp to the Commanding General of the Department of Dakota, Sep. 7, 1870, to Oct. 31, 1871; on leave of absence, to Oct. 31, 1872; on frontier duty at Ft. Wadsworth, Dak., to Oct., 1873, — Ft. Snelling, Min., to Dec. 20, 1877, — Adjutant, 20th(First Lieut., 20th Infantry, Aug. 4, 1875)Infantry, Nov. 4, 1873, to Oct. 22, 1886, — Ft. Brown, Tex., Dec. 26, 1877, to Nov. 5, 1881, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to May 20, 1885, — and Ft. Assinniboine, Mon., to Dec. 14, 1886; on Recruiting Service, to Oct. 12,(Captain, 20th Infantry, Oct. 15, 1887)1888; on leave of absence to Jan. 12, 1889; and on frontier duty at Ft. Assinniboine, Mon., to Oct. 16, 1889, — and Camp Poplar River, 
Military History. — Served: At Camp Poplar River, Mont., to May 21, 1891; at Fort Buford, N. D.,b to July 19, 1891; at Ft. Assinniboine, Mont., to Oct. 10, 1894; at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., to April 19, 1898; at Mobile, Ala., to June, 1898; in the campaign against Santiago de Cuba, June 23 to July 1, 1898, when wounded in the battle of San Juan Hill, July 1, 1898; absent sick and on sick leave to Oct., 1898.(Major and Chief Ordnance Officer, U. S. Volunteers, July 18, 1898)— Chief Ordnance Officer, 1st Division, 1st Corps, at Macon, Ga., Oct. 13, to Dec., 1898. — Chief Ordnance and Mustering Officer, Department of Santa Clara, Cuba, Jan. 11, to April 8, 1899.(Major of Infantry, 20th Infantry, March 2, 1899)— Sailed from San Francisco June 24, and arrived at Manila, P. I., July 24, 1899, and commanded a battalion of his regiment in the city of Manila on provost duty to March, 1900; on sick leave to –––––(Honorably Discharged from Volunteer Service, May 12, 1899)Vol. V
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Military History. — Served: To Aug. 14, 1900; on duty at Fort Slocum, N. Y., to Nov. 7, 1900; en route to Philippine Islands, to Dec. 29, 1900; commanding battalion of regiment in the field, to April 1, 1901; sick at Candon, P. I., to May, 1901; en route to U. S., and on sick leave to Sept. 23, 1901; transferred to 30th Infantry, Sept. 20, 1901; on recruiting service at Louisville, Ky.(Lieut.‑Colonel, 30th Infantry, Sept. 22, 1901)(Transferred to 20th Infantry, Oct. 15, 1901)to Oct. 20, 1902; on leave, to Jan. 27, 1903; with regiment at Ft. Sheridan, Ill., to June 14, 1903; Columbus Barracks, Ohio.(Transferred to 10th Infantry, July 27, 1903)(Colonel, 25th Infantry, July 30, 1903)to Aug. 30, 1903; on leave, to Oct. 31, 1903.Colonel, U. S. A., Retired Oct. 31, 1903, at his own request;
over 40 Years' Service .Died at San Francisco, Cal., Aug. 29, 1909: Aged 65.



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