John Lincoln Clem Edit Profile
Graduate Artillery School, Fort Monroe, Virginia, 1875.
General W. H. French, United States Army, May 24, 1875 (died 1899). Married second, Bessie, d. Daniel Sullivan, of San Antonio, Texas, September 23, 1903.
Children—John L., Anne E. Attempted to enlist as drummer in 3d Ohio and 22d Michigan vols., May 1861, but was rejected on account of youth. Enlisted as drummer, 22d Michigan Infantry May 1, 1862. Promoted sergeant at battle of Chickamauga, September 20, 1863.
Appointed Second lieutenant 24th United States Infantry, December 18, 1871. Promoted through grades to brigadier general, August 13, 1915, retired as major general, August 29, 1916. Chairman Fredericksburg-Spottsylvania Battle Grounds Commission With Army of Cumberland, Civil War, and participated in battles of Shiloh, Chickamauga, Perryville, Stone River, Resaca, Kenesaw, Atlanta, Nashville, etc.
Chief q.-m. Philippine Division, 1903-1906, Department of Texas, 1906-1911, Department of the Lakes, Chicago, 1911-1915.
Married Anita Rossetta, d.; married second, Bessie, d. Children: John L., Anne E. Attempted to enlist as drummer in 3d Ohio and 22d Michigan.