John Bigelow Edit Profile
Educated in Paris, Bonn, Berlin, Freiberg and Providence, Rhode Island. Appointed from New York, and graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1877.
Second Lieutenant, June 15, 1877. First lieutenant, September 24, 1883. Captain, April 15, 1893.
Major 9th Cavalry, December 8, 1902. Adjutant general District of Columbia militia, 1887-1889. Professor military science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1894-1898.
Wounded in attack on San Juan, July 1, 1898. Retired at own request, over 30 years service, September 15, 1904. Professor French, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1905-1910.
On duty with organized militia of Massachusetts, February 10, 1906-August, 1910. Professor military science, Rutgers College, October 15, 1917-May 18, 1918. On duty in history branch General Staff, till July 5, 1919.
Author: Mars-la-Tour and Gravelotte, 1884. Principles of Strategy, 1894. Reminiscences of the Santiago Campaign, 1899.
The Campaign of Chancellorsville, 1910. American Policy, 1914. World Peace, 1915; Breaches of Anglo-American Treaties, 1917.
Home: Washington, Distric.
Married Mary Braxton Dallam, April. Children: John (deceased), Gladys (deceased), Braxton (deceased), Jane Poultney.